19th Ensemble Festival
September 11-18, 2022
Creative Work House – Radziejowice Palace

Classical music concerts
Jazz improvisations
Theater performance

Maciej Młodawski

Cello concertmaster of the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic and member of the Lutosławski Quartet. Graduate of the F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw in the cello class of Prof. Tomasz Strahl and Prof. Andrzej Bauer (diploma with honours). He also studied as a guest student at the Hochschule für Musik Augsburg under Julius Berger and […]

Marcin Masecki

Pianist, composer, conductor, activist. He is a leader or member of many diverse projects. His trademark is a virtuosic fusion of stylistically disparate genres and crossing the boundaries between so-called high art and entertainment. He studied jazz at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a gold medal winner at the International Jazz […]

Marcin Markowicz

Since 2005 artistic director of the Ensemble Festival. Founder and second violinist of the Lutosławski Quartet and concertmaster of the Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw. From 2007 to 2019 concertmaster of the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic. He is a member of the Młynarski-Masecki Jazzband. He is also a lecturer at the F. Chopin University of Music […]

Szymon Krzeszowiec

He is a highly regarded violinist, soloist and chamber musician. He graduated from the K. Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. He is a laureate of violin competitions in Poznań, Warsaw and Brescia and winner of first prizes at chamber music competitions in Copenhagen and Sondershausen. As a soloist, he […]

Paavali Jumppanen

Virtuoso pianist, soloist and chamber musician. He has performed many times in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, where he has collaborated with world-renowned composers such as Boulez, Murail, Dutilleux and Penderecki, as well as with many Finnish artists. More recently, he has devoted himself to performing complete cycles of piano sonatas by Beethoven […]

Jakub Jakowicz

Leading Polish soloist and chamber musician. Graduate of the F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw. As a soloist he has cooperated with such orchestras as the Munich Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic in Prague, Orchestra di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Dresden Philharmonic, Orchestra de la Suisse Romanse in Geneva, Orquesta Nacional in Madrid, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, […]

Alexander Gebert

Since 2010 he has been professor and pro-rector of the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. He studied in Helsinki, Warsaw, Paris and Stuttgart. In 1997 he won 2nd prize in the W. Lutoslawski Competition in Warsaw, and in 2000 he won 3rd prize in the A. Janigra Competition in Zagreb, 2nd prize and the audience prize in […]

José Gallardo

One of the most sought-after chamber music pianists in the world. Since 2008 he has been teaching at Leopold Mozart Centre, University of Augsburg. Together with Andreas Ottensamer, he is artistic director of the chamber music festival “Bürgenstock Festival” in Lucerne.  He began to take piano lessons at the Conservatory in Buenos Aires. Later, he continued […]

Mateusz Dębski

Composer and pianist. He completed his composition studies with Prof. Marcin Błażewicz at the F. Chopin Academy of Music (now the University of Music) in Warsaw. In 2014, during the Transatlantyk Festival, he won the main prize in the international competition of instant composition and improvisation for film – the Transatlantyk Instant Composition Contest – […]

Tomoko Akasaka

During and after winning numerous prizes, including the 1st prize at the 12th Japan classical music competition and the 3rd prize at the 53rd ARD International music competition, Akasaka has performed as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. In chamber music her artistic partners included Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniel Hope, Gidon Kremer, Philippe Jarousky, Mischa Maisky, Patricia Kopatcinskaja, Ebéne Quartet, […]

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