Piotr Wilczyński

Piotr Wilczyński organ

Piotr Wilczyński

Piotr Wilczyński graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in the organ class of Professor Joachim Grubich and the harpsichord class of Professor Leszek Kędracki. He took part in many international master classes, refining his organ and harpsichord performance skills under the eye of, among others, G. Bovet, K. Vad, J. Guillou and M. Radulescu. He has further expanded his harpsichord and chamber music interests in Amsterdam, under the direction of Maria and Gustav Leonhardt and Bob van Asperen. He also took part in courses run by members of Frans Brüggen’s Orchestra of the 18th Century.

Wilczyński works together with many instrumental and vocal ensembles specialising in both early music performance and works from later periods. Over the years, he has worked with the Orchestra and Choir of the National Philharmonic, Concerto Polacco, La Tempesta, Il Tempo and many other ensembles.

His concert activities include work with renowned soloists – instrumentalists and singers, including Urszula Kryger, Tytus Wojnowicz and many others. He has lectured many times in the Summer International Early Music Academy in Wilanów.

In the years 1995-99 Piotr Wilczyński was one of the founders and the artistic director of the J. Kl. Branicki Chamber Orchestra in Białystok which specialised in the performance of music from the baroque and early classical periods. In 1994-2009 he was the organist and cantor of the Church of St. Benon in Warsaw, leading the Bennonitae Cantantes vocal ensemble and organising concerts of sacred music.

Piotr Wilczyński currently continues teaching at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.
He leads an active concert life as organist and harpsichordist in renowned festivals in Poland and abroad.