Ewa Poblocka, piano

Ewa Poblocka

Ewa Poblocka is one of Poland's most distinguished pianists. She studied at the Music Academy in Gdansk and is the holder of top awards from piano competitions in Vercelli, Bordeaux and Warsaw. She has performed throughout most of Europe, as well as both North and South America, Singapore, Korea, Japan, and Australia, appearing in such famous venues as the Herkules-Saal in Munich, the Musikhalle in Hamburg, the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, the Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall in London, the Musikverein in Vienna, New York's Lincoln Center and Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto.

She has been broadcasted widely and recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Grí¼ner§Jahr, VICTOR JVC, Pony Canyon, Polskie Nagrania MUZA, KOS Records, Conifer Records, CD ACCORD and BeArTon. Her recorded interpretation of LutosÅ‚awski's Piano Concerto under the direction of the composer was named "Record of the Year '96" by the monthly magazine "Studio", and for her recording of Field's complete Nocturnes she was awarded the John Field Medal. Her most recent recordings are the Chopin's complete Mazurkas, Fantasia on the Polish Airs Op. 2 with Sinfonia Varsovia under Jacek Kaspszyk (world premiere recording based on the Polish National Edition edited by Jan Ekier) for BeArTon, Bach's complete Partitas and Faure's complete Nocturnes for Victor JVC.

Ewa PobÅ‚ocka also enjoys performing chamber music with singers such as Ewa PodleÅ›, Jadwiga Rappé and Olga Pasichnyk, as well as with violinist Piotr PÅ‚awner and the Silesian String Quartet.