Mateusz Borowiak

Information about concerts

  1. Date: 26.10.2016
    Place: China Conservatory of Music Concert Hall (BEIJING)
  2. Date: 31.10.2016
    Place: Shanghai City Theatre
  3. Date: 29.10.2016
    Place: Yangzhou Concert Hall

About the musician:

Born in 1988 in Great Britain, the young Polish musician Mateusz Borowiak is a graduate of Cambridge University, which he completed with honors in 2009. He studied composing and piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama – Junior School in London. He continued piano studies at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, in the class of prof. Andrzej Jasiński, graduating with honors in 2011.

In Great Britain he performed as a soloist in famous concert halls including Barbican, Birmingham and Cadogan halls and festivals, including King’s Lynn, Lower Machen, the Northern Aldborough, Stratford upon Avon. His numerous concerts were broadcast by national and local radio and television stations in Poland, Spain, Belgium and Slovakia. His album “Louis Pelosi: 13 Preludes and Fugues, With Epilogue for Piano” was published in New York by KASP records in 2012. He also recorded “Variations on a Theme of Paganini” by Witold Lutoslawski with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

He is a recipient of several awards including the Queen Elisabeth Competition (3rd place and radio Musiq’3 Audience Award), a Gold Medal and 1st prize for the youngest finalist and prize for the best performer of the music of Isaac Albeniz at the 57th Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona (2011), 1st prize and Audience Award at the 21st Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition in Monza, Italy (2010), the Cleveland International Piano Competition (2011 – prize for best performance of a contemporary work), 1st prize in the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe (2011), the Harriet Cohen Memorial Award (2010), 1st prize for keyboard at the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition (2006) and 1st prize at the Christopher Duke Piano Recital Competition (2006). He also received the Rima Alamuddin Prize (2008) and the Sir Arthur Bliss Prize (2010), as well as the Donald Wort Award (2008 and 2009) for scoring the highest mark at his University.