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Prof. Maciej Pikulski

Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris & Musikene - Superior Conservatory of San Sebastián, Spain


Soloist, chamber musician and accompanist to leading singers, Maciej Pikulski has

already performed in over 300 concert halls on 5 continents.

He received his diploma in piano, chamber music and vocal accompaniment at the

Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Paris, where he also studied as a postgraduate and was a prize-winner of the France Telecom Foundation.

A pupil of Dominique Merlet and Clive Britton (himself a former pupil of the legendary

Claudio Arrau), Maciej Pikulski has performed as soloist in Liszt's "Totentanz" and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” at the Música em Trancoso Festival, Brazil; Gershwin's “Concerto in F” at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and Sala São Paulo; Rachmaninoff's Concerto no. 2 in Logroño, Spain; Beethoven's “Emperor” Concerto no.5 in Biarritz , France; Chopin's Concerto no.2 in Olsztyn, Poland, and given solo piano recitals in Uruguay, Russia, India, Sri Lanka, Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Poland and Belgium. !

Parallel to his work as a soloist, he has developed a busy career as accompanist to some

of the world’s most celebrated singers.

Together with bass-baritone José van Dam he has given recitals at Carnegie Hall, New

York; La Scala, Milano; Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Bruxelles; the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires; Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris; and with Renée Fleming, recitals at Salle Pleyel, Paris; the Musikverein, Vienna; Grand Theatre de

Genève; the Barbican, London; Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden; Dublin Concert Hall; Rudolfinum, Prague; as well as with Thomas Hampson, Natalie Dessay, Diana Damrau, Elina Garanca, Nicolas Testé, Dame Felicity Lott, Luca Pisaroni, Aida Garifulina, Maria

Bayo, Sumi Jo, Anna-Caterina Antonacci, Jennifer Larmore, Camilla Nylund, Laurent

Naouri, Joseph Calleja, Patricia Petibon, Angelika Kirschlager and others.

Maciej Pikulski has recorded 16 CDs and DVDs and given masterclasses in Paris, Lon-

don, Rome, Parma, Milano, Vienna, Bruxelles, Düssedorf, Amsterdam, Graz, Antwerpen,

Washington, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Sao Paulo, Manilla and Warsaw. He holds a

professorship with tenure at the Centro Superior de Música, San Sebastian, Spain, in

Ecole Normale de Musique, Alfred Cortot, in Paris and is also a guest teacher in Warsaw

Academy of Opera.

The specialist music press has acclaimed Maciej Pikulski for his "poetic sensitivity" (Globe and Mail, Toronto) and "powerful technique" (New York Times), praising him as a "magnificent musician" (Le Figaro), "great pianist" (Corriere de la Serra) and « el mage del piano » (Ritmo).

Prof. Maciej Pikulski
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