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Piano Evening – Mirosława Sumlińska

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Fryderyk Chopin

Two Polonaises op. 26
1. C-sharp minor
2. E-flat minor

Nocturne G major op. 37 No. 2

Three Waltzes op. 34
1. A-flat major
2. A minor
3. F major

Four Mazurkas op. 33
1. G-sharp minor
2. C major
3. D major
4. B minor

Ballade F Major op. 38

Claude Debussy

L’isle joyeuse

Miroslawa Sumliñska graduated with honours from the Academy of Music in Gdañsk in the piano class of Prof. Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroñ and in the chamber music class of Prof. Anna Prabucka-Firlej. In 2016 she graduated from Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover, where she studied in the piano duo class Prof. Aglika Genova and Prof. Liuben Dimitrov. She has been working at the Academy of Music Gdansk in the Department of Chamber Music since 2006. In 2015 she defended her doctorate in musical arts. She has been the Vice-Dean of the Instrumental Department since September 2020. She won a lot of prizes in solo piano competitions, among others: the 2nd prize (the 1st prize not awarded) in the National Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2007). Chamber music is an essential part of her professional activity. She has played in many chamber music ensembles and won a lot of prizes in international chamber music competitions, among others:
– semifinalist of Chicago International Duo Piano Competition, USA (2016)
– 3rd prize in the 4th International Piano Duets Competition in Valberg, France (2009)
– the 3rd prize and the audience prize in the 10th International Grieg Piano Competition in Oslo in the category of Piano Four Hands Duo (2009)
– Grand Prix in the 9th International Competition – Festival Music without limits in Druskininkai, Lithuania (2009)
– the 3rd prize and the special prize for the best performance of Variations on the theme by Paganini by Witold Lutosawski in the 16th International Piano Duets Competition in Jesenik, Czech Republic (2009)
– three special prizes in the 4th International Piano Duos Competition in Biaystok, Poland (2008), one of which was the special prize of the Rector of the University of Music in Warsaw for the best Polish piano duo.