Violin Concert: Joanna Klimaszewska,
accompaniment Bartosz Kołaczkowski
June 29, 8:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.,
K. Szymanowski - La Fontaine d'Arethuse from Mythes op. 30
W.A. Mozart - violin and piano sonata K.301/293a in G major
L. van Beethoven - violin and piano sonata "Spring" nr 5 op. 24
F. Kreisler - Schön Rosmarin
Bartosz Kolaczkowski - pianist born 04.06.1992 in Koszalin, Poland. He is a graduate of Grazyna Bacewicz Music School in Koszalin as a student of mgr Katarzyna Szymczewska. Currently he is a student of diploma year at Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in prof. Waldemar Wojtal piano class.
This young artist concentrates his future career specially on chamber music. He is a member of many music projects including playing as a solo , piano duo and clarinet trio.
He is a scholarship holder of the National Culture Minister and Hans&Eugenia Jutting Stendal.
Bartosz Kolaczkowski has been awarded many honors including :
• II prize , XIII International Julius Zarębski Music Competition , Warsaw (2012)
• II prize, I Chamber Music Competition, Bydgoszcz (2014)
• I prize and the special prize - Italy tour, XII International Music Competition „Premio Citta’di Pa-dova” , Padova (2014)
• I prize, VII International Johannes Brahms Chamber Music Competition, Gdansk (2015)
• I prize and special prize - concert in Weill Recital Hall Carnagie Hall , Bradshaw & Buono Interna-tional Piano Competition, New York (2015)
• 2 special prizes on XI Internation Piano Duo Competition, Bialystok (2015)
• II prize, X International Chamber Music Competition, Rousse (2015)
Joanna Jaga Klimaszewska
Born in Gdansk, Poland Jaga Klimaszewska began studying violin at the age of seven.
After graduating from the F.Nowowiejski Music School in Gdansk in 2009 she moved to London to continue her
She obtained her Bachelor of Music Diploma from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2013 where she
studied with Krzysztof Smietana. Jaga completed a Master of Performance at the Royal College of Music under
the tutelage of Maciej Rakowski.
For her studies she received the RCM Award and G.D. Fahrenheit Educational Scholarship awarded by the
Mayor of Gdansk.
She has taken part in many Workshops and Music Festivals in Europe. Joanna performed as a soloist and as a
chamber musician in Poland, France, Austria, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and the UK in concert halls
including Cadogan Hall, Elgar Room, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Centre, Musikverein in Vienna, Unesco Hall
in Paris and Mozarteum in Salzburg.
She performed as a soloist with Cappella Gedanensis,Camerata Baltica and Silk Street Sinfonia.
Jaga worked with many well known artist including Maxim Vengerov, Leonid Kerbel, Peter Schuhmayer, Vasko
Vassilev, Peter Herresthal, David Takeno, Carole Presland, Belcea Quartet, The Gould Piano Trio, Heath
As well as her versatile music career Jaga also enjoys organising. Together with her friend Romana
Szczepaniak she started the st Johns Music Concert Series (www.stjohns-music.com) in Kensal Green, west
London. She is also a part of the unconducted chamber orchestra Silk Street Sinfonia which she manages and
performs with (www.silkstreetsinfonia.com).