SATURDAY CHOPIN NOCTURNES - 6 AUGUST 2011- CANCELED
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We would like to inform that beacuase of bad weather tonights Marek Bracha's piano recital is CANCELED. We apologize for any inconveniences. We would like to invite you next week for piano recital by Masako Ezaki.

 

Marek Bracha was born in Warsaw, Poland and began playing the piano at the age of 7. Marek attended the prestigious Z. Brzewski Music High School for talented students, studying with Teresa Manasterska. In 2005 Marek commenced his piano studies in the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw under the tutelage of Teresa Manasterska, Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and Joanna Ławrynowicz. He is currently undertaking a Masters of Music  degree at the Royal College of Music studying with Kevin Kenner, where he is the recipient of the St Marylebone Educational Foundation in London.

Young pianist has performed in Poland, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Albania, France, USA, Japan, China and Ukraine.

He participated in many national and international music festivals such as Musica Mundi Festival in Belgium (2003 and 2004). In 2000, Bracha was invited to perform a series of recitals in Hannover, Germany in the Polish Pavilion at the World EXPO exhibition. In 2005 he represented Poland again during another edition of the World EXPO in Aichi, Japan.

Marek Bracha received a scholarship from the Polish Children\'s Fund (2004 and 2005). He is also a recipient of Polish Government scholarships from the Ministry of Art and Culture (in 1997 and 2005) as well as the Prime Minister’s scholarship (2003). In 2009 he was awarded a grant by the St Marylebone Educational Foundation in London.

Marek Bracha is a prize winner of some national and international piano competitions.

 

Photo of Marek Bracha playing the piano – Wojciech Grzędziński, The Fryderyk Chopin Institute