Piotr Komorowski - conductor, pianist, composer
Piotr Komorowski is a musician of wide interests. He has been conducting operas and symphonies, performing as a pianist both at chamber concerts as well as accompanied by an orchestra. He has also been preparing and leading musical shows. Recently his great passion has been creating film and illustrative music.
He has given concerts in almost all European countries , USA, Korea and Japan. Cooperated with many stars of opera, musicals, and with excellent instrumentalists.
Piotr comes from a family of musicians. He has been performing in public as a pianist since he was 13. With orchestra as a pianist he performed Concertos by Haydn, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Schostakovich, and also Ist Brahms Concerto among others with National Philharmonic in Warsaw, or Concerto in F by Gershwin with Miami Symphony.
He studied at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw in the piano class studying under professor Regina Smendzianka (1981-86) and later on in the conducting class studying under professor Stanisław Wisłocki (1983-88). He earned diplomas with distinction in both of these fields.
He supplemented his education with numerous seminars in Europe and in the USA. Scholarships of the Ministry of Culture, Yehudi Menuhin Foundation in France and The Kosciuszko Foundation in New York enabled him to continue his development and, among other things, to work with the American pianist Ivan Davis. After a two-year stay at the University of Miami he earned an American Master of Music diploma.
In the years 1989-98 Piotr was the conductor of the Warsaw Chamber Opera. He produced five premieres there and for the next six consecutive years he gave concerts and opera performances at the Mozart Festival in Warsaw. He was a guest conductor of many concerts both in Poland and abroad. Cooperated with such soloists as: Regina Smendzianka, Kaja Danczowska, Marie-Annick Nicolas, Jerzy Sulikowski, Bartłomiej Nizioł, Arienne Haering, Jerzy Godziszewski, Paweł Gusnar and Marek Pasieczny.
In 1996 he was offered the position of musical director for a musical show. This was the beginning of cooperation with German impresarios, as a result of which, in the following years he prepared another seven shows (giving altogether over 1600 performances) and later on also concerts.
Between 2003 and 2007 Piotr visited Japan three times. As a conductor of an orchestra and master of ceremonies he appeared in the biggest concert halls of the country.
Piotr conducted many special events like: Concert for 10 pianos organized by F. Chopin Academy od Music or the huge open air concert for 170 performers and dozens of thousands of listeners. In 2015 Piotr as an arranger and a composer took part in the biggest music production of the Polish TV - a movie and a TV series about Polish showbiz star from beginning of 20th century - Bodo. The film will be in movie theaters at the beginning of March 2017.
More information on the website www.piotrkomorowski.pl