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Wojciech Pyrć

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Wojciech Pyrć began his piano lessons at the age of six at the Community Primary Music School in Tymbark. From 2003 to 2008, he studied at the Zenon Brzewski General Music School in Warsaw in the piano class of Professor Teresa Manasterska. He completed first (2011) and second (2013) cycle degree studies with distinction at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he studied piano with Professor Bronisława Kawalla.

He has been the recipient of numerous prizes, including 2nd Prize at the 2015 “Maria Herrero” International Piano Competition in Granada and 5th Prize at the 2011 Frederic Chopin National Piano Competition in Warsaw.

He has performed in many venues across Poland, including the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw, Warmia and Mazury Philharmonic Hall in Olsztyn, Chopin’s Manor House in Żelazowa Wola, Concert Hall of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, Chopin’s Manor House in Duszniki-Zdrój as part of the 65th and 67th International Chopin Piano Festival, and at the foot the Chopin Monument in the Royal Łazienki Park in Warsaw.

As a soloist, he has played concerts with such conductors as Monika Wolińska, Łukasz Sidoruk, Jacek Rogala.

He has also participated in master classes with such artists as Joaquin Achucarro, Dmitrij Alexeev, Edward Auer, Andrzej Jasiński, Choong-Mo Kang, Stefan Kutrzeba, Mariusz Sielski, Michał Szczepański, Piotr Paleczny, Jerome Rose, Dang Thai Son, and Tamas Ungar.

He received the “Young Poland” scholarship, which enabled him to record and release his debut album of piano works by Jan Ekier and Karol Szymanowski (DUX1458).

“Congratulations to Wojciech Pyrć for an insightful, ambitious, and superbly performed program. The young pianist’s versatile technique and sensitivity allow him to move from vitalism to contemplation; between the subtleties of articulation and wild motoric energy.”

Hanna Milewska