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Adam Kośmieja


fot. Marcin Szpak

Adam Kośmieja gained reputation as one of the most innovative and sought after Polish pianist. Called a musical chameleon, he easily and successfully performs both the classical repertoire and the broadly understood new music with the use ofmultimedia and electronics.

2023 season highlights include: Chinese recital tour (Shandong Grand Theater, Shanghai Poly City Theater, Guotai Arts Center, Beijing National Library Concert Hall, Chengde Grand Theater), Norwegian premiere of Agata Zubel’s Chamber Piano Concerto at GriegHallen in Bergen, artistic residency with Adam’s trio Flow Unit 3 at The Royal Academy of Music in London and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Adam is a signed Warner Music Artist. His discography perfectly reflects his wide spectrum of artistic inspirations f.e.: adventure with classicizing jazz – Tribute to Gulda (Warner Classics), complex contemporary piano concerto by Elżbieta Sikora (Sinfonia Varsovia under Bassem Akiki (ANAKLASIS)), electroacoustic journeys with electronics and piano solo with Stefan Węgłowski (KAIROS).

Adam gives concerts extensively in Poland and abroad. His activities has led him to concert halls in almost 20 countries in North America, Europe and Asia, including: Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, Shenzhen Concert Hall in China, Warsaw Philharmonic, National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, Great Amber Hall in Latvia and many more.

He performed under the baton of, among others: Jacek Kaspszyk, Muhai Tang, Vimbayi Kaziboni, Eiji Oue, Alexander Liebreich, José Maria Florêncio, Michal Klauza, Bassem Akiki, Szymon Bywalec, Wojciech Michniewski, Pawel Kapula, Tiberiu Soare, Jakub Chrenowicz. Recently Adam made his debut in Latvia performing with Kremerata Baltica – one of the world’s leading chamber orchestra’s founded and led by Gidon Kremer – celebrating their 25th anniversary.

As an ambassador of new music, Adam enjoys great popularity among leading contemporary composers. Premieres and commissions came from among others: Pierre Jodlowski, Francesco Filidei, Agata Zubel, Stefan Weglowski, Ye Xiaogang, Phil Cashian, Joe Cutler, Jerzy Kornowicz, Elzbieta Sikora, Philippe Manoury.

Adam deeply explores the contemporary music world with his trio Flow unit 3 (Anna Kwiatkowska-violin, Mikolaj Palosz-cello).

His studies were with Ludmila Kasyanenko, Jerzy Sulikowski, Solomon Mikowsky and Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron. Adam is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music and The Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz – Poland, where he is currently a Piano Faculty member.