Kośmieja, Adam

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performs internationally as a soloist, chamber musician and multimedia artist in Europe, the United States, and Asia. Graduate of the Manhattan School of Music (2011) as a student of Solomon Mikowsky, awarded the Harold and Helen Schonberg Pianist Scholarship (2007–11), established in memory of the long-time leading music critic of The New York Times

He has performed at many leading venues throughout the world including New York’s Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, CCOM Concert Hall in Beijing, Shenzhen Concert Hall, National Forum of Music in Wroclaw, and the Warsaw National Philharmonic. He studied with Ludmila Kasyanenko, Jerzy Sulikowski, Solomon Mikowsky, and Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń. He participated in piano masterclasses with Paul Badura-Skoda, Gary Gra man, Ivan Moravec, Andrei Gavrilov, Boris Berman, Mikhail Voskresensky, Lang Lang, Dina Yoffe, and has followed additional sessions with Arie Vardi, Dmitri Bashkirov, and Ewa Pobłocka. Kośmieja has performed at many international piano festivals including Warsaw Autumn, Beijing Modern Music Festival, Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, Shenzhen International Music Festival Belt & Road, Festivalul Internațional Craiova Muzicala, Musica Electronica Nova in Wroclaw, International Contemporary Music and Visual Arts Festival “Mózg,” and international piano festivals in Spain to name a few. He has also toured as a soloist, performing in several countries such as Japan, China, Mongolia, France, Czech Republic, Italy, and many more. In 2016 he released his debut solo album on the DUX label titled Serocki – Complete Works for Solo Piano, which has received global critical acclaim. 

In 2017 he appeared on Stefan Weglowski’s album Contemporary Jewish Music (Kairos). In 2019 he recorded for PWM Polish Publishers: Elżbieta Sikora’s Piano Concerto (2000) with Sinfonia Varsovia under Bassem Akiki, and Tadeusz Wielecki’s Numerous Branches of Ramified Plaits (1988) for clarinet, piano and cello with Andrzej Bauer and Julian Paprocki. 

Adam Kośmieja holds a DMA degree in Music Performance from the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, where he is currently a lecturer.