Daniel Brylewski, Piano

Daniel started his music education when he was six at the renowned Grazyna Bacewicz School in Warsaw in the grand piano class. Furthermore, at the age of 12 he became a member of the „Alla Polacca“ Choir at the National Theatre in Warsaw and performed as a solo artist under the supervision of Sabina Wlodarska.
After his teenage studies he was granted a place at the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, where he obtained a double major in grand piano under the supervision of Professor Bronislawa Kawalla (2006) and as a solo opera singer in the class of Professor Jerzy Artysz (2007).
During his university years Daniel became very passionate about the twentieth century and new music.
In 2003, Daniel received a special award at the Tenth Milosz Magin Competition in Paris for his interpretation of Milosz Magin works. Moreover, during this time he performed at many festivals such as Warsaw Autumn (Warszawska Jesien) and Berlin’s UltraShall with the European Workshop for Contemporary Music directed by Ruediger Bohn. In 2005 he took part in the tour of The Young Sound Forum of Central Europe Orchestra under the supervision of Christoph Alsteadt.
After his double major at the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Daniel was granted a place at the Higher School of Arts in Bern under the supervision of Tomasz Herbut where he continued his development in contemporary music. He also obtained a Diploma with distinction as a chamber musician in 2011.
In 2008 Daniel performed in the piano duo „Brilliantpianato“ where he recieved a special award and the first place award for the Duo of the Twelfth International Competition of Contemporary Music in Krakow.
In 2011 he won a scholarship at the International Academy of Contemporary Music Ensemble in Frankfurt. He was also a finalist at the International Competition for the Interpretors of Contemporary music Nicati in Bern.
As a tutor pianist, Daniel often works with vocalists and has worked under projects undertaken by the Swiss Opera Studio HKB in Biel.
Daniel is a member of the Karol Szymanowski Association in Zakopane.

Updated: 2012-06-01

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