Meet a Virtuoso
Educational project 10+
23 April 2023 / Piano My Joy
Yehuda Prokopowicz piano
Born on 16 November 2005, Yehuda Prokopowicz grew up among the hills leading to Jerusalem with musical siblings and started his music lessons with his sister Veronika Prokopowicz at the age of four. In 2019 he started studying at the Władysław Żeleński Music School in Kraków, Poland under Dr Stefan Wojas. He received prizes at over 30 Polish and international competitions, both individually and together with Eryk Koszela as part of ProKosz Piano Duo.
14 May 2023 /Flute Madness
Agata Igras flute
Rafał Mokrzycki piano
Polish pianist Rafał Mokrzycki is the winner of the Valletta International Piano Competition in Malta (2017) and prizewinner at other notable Polish and international competitions. He has a busy concert schedule as soloist and chamber musician. His repertoire stretches from the Baroque era to contemporary music. Focusing in particular on Chopin, in 2019 he released his first album Magical Chopin (DUX). His second album, Night Songs, released in 2021, contained piano nocturnes by international composers ranging from John Field to Francis Poulenc. The pianist has performed at the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, National Forum of Music in Wrocław, Opole Philharmonic Hall, Lviv Philharmonic Hall, the Arnold Schönberg Centre in Vienna, and festivals such as the International I. J. Paderewski Festival in Warsaw, Valletta Piano Festival in Malta, Gulangyu Music Week in Xiamen, and Sacrum non Profanum in Trzęsacz. He has given concerts in China, Germany, Austria, Czechia, Romania, Turkey, Albania, Latvia, Ukraine, Malta, and Slovenia. He is a graduate of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna.
Meet A Virtuoso is a series of concerts starring various musical instruments in the leading role. The virtuoso musicians who play them are not only brilliant artists but have many wonderful stories to tell.
Patrons of the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera
Partners of the Opera Academy
Partners of Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera