Wojciech Chałupka is a polish saxophonists of the young generation, composer and chamber musician. He is a student of Paweł Gusnar saxophone class in Warsaw. Wojciech has won many prestigious awards in international and national competitions. His most important achievements include: Second Prize and Gold Medal in Emona Festiwal 2018 in Lubljana, First Prize in International Competition ,Kaunas Sonorum 2017, Grand Prix in National Saxophone Competition organised by CEA (2018). In 2018 Wojciech won the Youth Poland Scholarship Program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and he was awarded a scholarship of the Minister of Culture for artistic achievements in 2016 and 2018. He is young polish composer of young generation, awarded first prize in National Competition of Young Composers in Łódź (2017). He has played at the most pretigious concert halls in Poland, like Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio in Warsaw and Concert Hall of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. He was a participant in music competition transmitted in television and organised by Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and Institute of Music and Dance Young Musician of Year. Paweł Gusnar is a graduate of the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw. He belongs to a select group of saxophonists who successfully combine classical music with jazz and popular music. He gives several dozen concerts a year in Poland and abroad, as a soloist and in chamber ensembles. As a session musician, he has taken part in the recording of film soundtracks, incidental music and CDs for labels such as BMG, ARMSmusic, Pomaton EMI, DUX and Polish Radio. In more recent years, he has been invited to judge a number of highly regarded Saxophone competitions. He is also invited as a lecturer to international courses of music interpretation. Paweł Gusnar teaches saxophone at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and at the Lodz Academy of Music.
Wojciech Chałupka, saxophone
Paweł Gusnar, saxophone
Jul 12 201814:00
Wojciech Chałupka and Paweł Gusnar
recitalWojciech Chałupka (1999): Mystery' for alto saxophone soloMaciej Małecki (1940): Toccata for alto saxophone soloWojciech Chałupka (1999): Zoroaster for alto saxophone soloWojciech Chałupka (1999): Suffering in the three scenes for two saxophones
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