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Free Lunchtime Concert: Adam Piotr Żukiewicz (Piano)

Friday 22 February 2019

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Part of the Pianists of the World Series

Programme

Chopin – Scherzo in B minor
Chopin – Three Mazurkas
Jacobus Kloppers – Reflections

Adam Piotr Żukiewicz Piano (Poland)

Performer

A native of Poland, Adam Piotr Żukiewicz has performed across Europe, United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hong Kong and Macau. He has appeared on TV in Poland and Canada and his performances were broadcast in USA, Canada, Italy, Slovenia, and Poland. Mr. Żukiewicz’s performances consistently receive critical acclaim, while creative programming and interpretations continue to engage and inspire audiences around the world.

As an active soloist and chamber musician, Adam Piotr Żukiewicz performs internationally with renowned instrumentalists and vocalists in USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Hong Kong, and Poland. Highlights of recent performances include recitals at the Royal Lazienki Theatre in Warsaw, and Chicago Cultural Center (Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series), concerts with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, Toronto Concert Orchestra and Celebrity Symphony Orchestra. Adam Piotr Żukiewicz has performed at some of the most important concert venues, including The Kennedy Center (Terrace Theatre) in Washington DC, Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, Residenztheater in Munich, Goldensaal at the Musikverein in Vienna, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, KKL Luzern, and many others.

Competition successes include several first prizes in competitions in Poland, First Prize at the 2012 Shean Piano Competition in Canada, First Prize at the 2011 TD Canada Trust Music Competition, and Second Prize at the 13th Pacific Piano Competition in 2011 in Richmond, BC. Mr. Żukiewicz is also a medalist of the 2014 Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, Spain.

Adam Piotr Żukiewicz holds graduate degrees from the University of Toronto (DMA) and Indiana University (MM). He has also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, UK, and was a music scholar at the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy. Mr. Żukiewicz currently resides in Greeley, Colorado, where he was recently appointed an Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Northern Colorado.

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