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Ewa Poblocka (Piano)

Born: November 21, 1957 - Chełmnie, Poland

The distinguished Polish pianist and pedagogue , Ewa Pobłocka [Poblocka], is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Gdansk, and holder of top awards from piano competitions in Vercelli, Bordeaux and Warsaw.

Ewa Pobłocka has performed throughout most of Europe as well as both North and South America, Singapore, Korea, Japan and Australia, appearing in such famous venues as the Herkules-Saal in Munich, the Musikhalle in Hamburg, the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, the Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall in London, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Lincoln Center in New York New York's Lincoln Center and Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. She has given concert performances with, among others, the London Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bayerischer Rundfunkorchester, Niederoesterreichisches Tonkuenstlerorchester, Polish National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw, Polish Chamber Orchestra and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice.

Ewa Pobłocka also enjoys performing chamber music in which field she works with the singers as Ewa Podles, Jadwiga Rappé and Olga Pasiecznik, as well as with violinist Piotr Pławner and the Silesian String Quartet.

Ewa Pobłocka has been broadcasted widely and recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Grüner§Jahr, Victor JVC, Pony Canyon, Polskie Nagrania Muza, Kos Records, Conifer Records, CD Accord and BeArTon. Her recorded interpretation of Lutosławski's Piano Concerto under the direction of the composer was named "Record of the Year '96" by the monthly magazine Studio, and for her recording of Field's complete Nocturnes she was awarded the John Field Medal. Her CD with the Piano Concertos by Andrzej Panufnik, Witold Lutosławski and Paweł Szymański with the Polish National Philharmonic Orchestra under Kazimierz Kord (edited by CD Accord) received the title of "The Record of the Year '98" and the award of the Polish Board of Phonography FRYDERYK '98. Also her recording of the Songs by Mieczysław Karłowicz with Jadwiga Rappé (edited by CD Accord) was awarded by FRYDERYK '98. Her most recent recordings are the Frédéric Chopin's complete Mazurkas, Fantasia on the Polish Airs Op. 2 with Sinfonia Varsovia under Jacek Kaspszyk (world premiere recording based on the Polish National Edition edited by Jan Ekier) for BeArTon, J.S. Bach's complete Partitas and Gabriel Fauré's complete Nocturnes for Victor JVC.

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Source: Polish Culture Website; Ewa Poblocka Website
Contributed by
Teddy Kaufman (March 2007)

Ewa Pobłocka: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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Ewa Poblocka (Polish Culture)
Ewa Poblocka (Polskie Centrum Informacji Muzycznej) [Polish]

Ewa Poblocka (Official Website) [Polish/English]

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