Joanna Laszczkowska

Born in Warsaw. A student of the piano class of Prof. Elżbieta Tarnawska at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music. Winner of awards and distinctions in piano and chamber music competitions, she has performed at many major Polish concert venues, including the Warsaw Philharmonic, Polish Radio’s Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio, the headquarters of the Polish Radio National Orchestra in Katowice and the Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera in Warsaw. As a young pianist she successfully applied to take part in the prestigious Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course in Venice (2018), where she trained under pianists and conductors from the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Vancouver Opera, Glyndebourne and Barcelona’s Teatre del Liceu. She has been a participant of the Opera Academy at the Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera in Warsaw since 2016. During masterclasses, she has honed her skills with such pianists, répétiteurs and singers as Eytan Pessen, Helmut Deutsch, Tobias Truniger, Paul Plummer, Anna Marchwińska, Neil Shicoff, Matthias Rexroth, Izabella Kłosińska, Olga Pasichnyk, Hedwig Fassbender and Edith Wiens. She was involved in preparing the music for the Opera Academy’s productions of The Miracle, or the Cracovians and the Highlanders by Stefani and About the Kingdom of Day and Night… based on Mozart’s The Magic Flute. As a beneficiary of the programme, she took part in the enoa Outreach Workshops in Aix-en-Provence (2018), performed at the Oper Frankfurt (2019) and was chosen to take part in the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme overseen by Antonio Pappano (June 2019). She collaborates with the Choir of the Wacław Lachman Harfa Choral Society, and is also an educator at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw.

photo: Zbigniew Malak