Piotr Krzemionka

Cello in Sinfonia Varsovia since 1991

Cellist and chamber musician, Piotr Krzemionka graduated with honours from the Music Academy in Łódź.

Having obtained a scholarship from the Bern Conservatory, he continued his post-graduate studies in Switzerland in the class of Joe Bühler, where he also taught cello.

Krzemionka took part and won a number of cello and chamber music competitions in Budapest, Paris and Łódź and music competitions in Poland and abroad.

As cellist he has worked together with National Concert Office and in theatres. He has also recorded for radio, television and film.

Apart from solo performances, he has also played in chamber ensembles, from duets, trios and quartets to larger ensembles and chamber orchestras, performing as cello leader.

Krzemionka has begun playing together with the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra and the Polish Chamber Orchestra while still a student in Poland.

For his activity he has honoured with the Order of Distinguished Service for Warsaw (2014) and the Order of Distinguished Service for Polish Culture (2015).

Prizes and Awards

  • 1st prize at the 9th National Chamber Music Competition in Łódź (1986)