Piano Masterclass with Konrad Skolarski
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra artists work one-on-one with talented local students in front of a live audience in classes that are free and open to the public.
Musically advanced high school and college students are invited to apply as performers. (All applications require a private instructor’s nomination and an audio recording.). Students of all levels encouraged to attend as listeners and learners!
As a concert pianist, Konrad Skolarski is known for his extraordinary technique and recognizable own style of interpretations, as well as for interesting and sophisticated piano repertoire. Among the most recent highlights his rendition of Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 under Mikhail Jurowski in Polish National Philharmonics, recitals at the 20th Beethoven Easter Festival, 30th Izmir International Festival, Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2 under Avner Biron (Camerata Jerusalem) are worth-mentioning. In November 2017 Konrad Skolarski gave a very successful tour in the US, performing recitals in New York and Buffalo, as well as 2ndChopin Piano Concerto with Buffalo Philharmonic under the baton of Maestra JoAnn Falletta. His performance of Chopin 2nd Concerto there was acclaimed as “revelation” and “a hit” and was included in the promotional CD of Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. In April 2017 the pianist performed the Polish premiere of Rodion Shchedrin 1st Piano Concerto with National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice under the baton of Alexander Humala.