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"Katarzyna Musial's technique is brilliant, her tone beautiful, sonorous but never harsh, with a great variety of touch, color and nuance. She had made the idiomatic rhythms and inflections of the Dances (A. Ginastera) completely her own, and projected both fiery temperament and songful lyricism."

Edith Eisler
New York Concert Review, 2011

"... Katarzyna Musial's blazing technique on this dificult work (Preludes by O. Messiaen) could have been recorded and marketed ..."

Richard Lynde
Register-Pajaronian, CA, 2002

(...) The pianist entered with fluency and ease into the ethereal harmonic colors of the French master. The second Prelude was shimmering and brilliant; I would love to hear Ms. Musial perform all the Messiaen Preludes, as she has a natural affinity for this music.

(...)What I liked about Ms. Musial’s interpretations, though, was that she plumbed the Bukoliki’s emotional depths, imbuing them with warmth. It is good to remind listeners that small pieces can carry large emotions and she did just that.

(...)“Il Vecchio Castello” was wonderfully evocative; “Tuileries” was vividly detailed; and “Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks” was a pure delight, fleet-fingered and energetic.

Rorianne Schrade
New York Concert Review, 2011

"Katarzyna Musial’s prodigious digits and tonal massiveness were impressive and appropriate for the driving, moto perpetuo called for in the Allegro Molto in Henryk Górecki’s two movement Concerto for Piano and Strings"

Harris Goldsmith
New York Concert Review 2012

"Musial is a major talent, blessed with an astounding technique and an interpretive panache..."

"Lutoslawski’s Bukoliki danced with joyous abandon, the pensive middle section adding piquant contrast. And Musial found the moody edge and embryonic originality beneath the Chopin and Bartok influences in Henryk Gorecki’s Opus 1, the Four Preludes."

"Most impressive was her Spanish set. The pianist romped through piano works by Ginastera, Lecuona and Turina with swaying rhythms, elastic rubato and dazzling bravura."

Lawrence A. Johnson
Chicago Classical Review, 2013

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2018 Chicago, US M. Mussorgsky, Paderewski Symphony Orchestra
December 6, 2018 Portland CA piano recital
November 2018 Canadian tour piano recitals – NEW CD
October 2018 Tunis piano recital
October 2018 Warsaw piano recital
June 2018 Polish tour piano recitals – NEW CD
November 11, 2018 Dresden piano recital
October 16, 2018 Inowroclaw piano recital
October 14, 2018 Oporow Castle piano recital
October 5, 2018 BCK
XXIII Festival of Polish Composers, F. Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 2, Op.21
September 19, 2018 Prague piano recital
July 1, 2018 Royal Palace of La Garnja
piano recital
June 2, 2018 Wielun, Poland piano recital
May 20, 2018 Oscar Peterson Hall
Montréal, QC
M. de Falla - Nights in the garden of Spain
May 13, 2018 Hatch Recital Hall
Rochester NY
piano recital
April 30, 2018 B’nai B’rith
Montreal, QC
piano recital
March 22-23, 2018 Theatre Outremont
Montreal, QC
Festival Stella Musica
Solo and with soprano Natalie Choquette
February 28, 2018 Dorval, QC piano recital
February 20, 2018 Beaconsfield, QC piano recital
November 8, 2017 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC piano recital
2017 Chicago, US M.Mussorgsky
Paderewski Symphony Orchestra
October, 2017 Bielsko-Biala, Poland piano recital
October 28, 2017 Chapelle Saint-Louis
Montreal, QC
piano recital
September 25-27 2017 The Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music
Lusławice, Poland
New Album Recording
July 7-13, 2017 Montreal, QC Enkor International Piano Competition - Jury member
June, 2017 Zywiec, Poland piano recital
June 27 - July 5, 2017 Montreal, QC Canadian Music Competition – Stepping Stone 2017 - Jury member
17 May, 2017 Oscar Peterson Hall
Montreal, QC
piano solo
23/24 March, 2017 Festival Stella Musica
Theatre Outremont
Montreal, QC
Solo and duo with violinist Mary-Elizabeth Brown
9 March, 2017 Centre Culture Henri - Lemieux
Montreal, QC
solo piano
January 12-22, 2017 Montreal, QC Enkor International Chamber Music Competition - Jury member
November 11, 2016 Montreal, QC piano duo
18 September, 2016 Oswiecim, Poland piano recital
16 September, 2016 Bierna, Poland piano recital
June 14, 2016 Lake Placid, US piano recital
May 22, 2016 Dorval, QC piano recital
March 19, 2016 Shenkman Arts Center
Ottawa, ON
piano solo
March 12, 2016 Theatre Outremont
Montreal, QC
solo and with l'Orchestre de l'Université de Montréal, conductor Lori Antounian