A STAR IS BORN : STELLA MUSICA
Pianist Katarzyna Musial (right) and orchestra conductor Dina Gilbert (left) founded Stella Musica Festival. The first concert will be taking place on Friday March 13th, at 8:00 pm, at Théâtre Outremont to celebrate Women in Music, five days after International Women's Day.
FALL 2014 TOUR
Don't miss the Grand Finale of my Fall 2014 Tour in the city where my Canadian adventure began!
COME DANCE WITH ME IS PLAYED IN MORE THAN 120 MUSIC STATIONS!
The album Come Dance With Me is played in more than 120 classical music stations in North America and Europe and receives very good reviews.
KATARZYNA MUSIAL'S RECITAL IN MONTREAL AT LA SALLE PIERRE-MERCURE
November 27th, 2013 we have great pleasure to invite you to an extraordinary musical event which will be the performance of the pianist, who will present her new repertoire from the latest album "Come Dance with Me". This excellent and absolutely marvelous record is an invitation to music and dance for its repertoire can be described as a folklore inspired musical journey through the centuries from around the world. It is also a unique conjunction consisting the dynamic and passionate dances produced by Hispanic composers with works by their Polish counterparts often filled with Slavic melancholy and longing. The audience will be presented with works by such composers as George Gershwin, Alberto Ginastera, Oliwier Messiaen, Joaquín Turina, Frederic Chopin, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Witold Lutosławski. This brilliant selection of extraordinary compositions is performed masterfully by the pianist, whose excellent technique will impress even those of the most discriminating tastes:
“Musial is a major talent, blessed with an astounding technique and an interpretive panache”
- Chicago Classical Review
NEW CD "COME DANCE WITH ME" IS HERE!
Come Dance With Me
Alberto Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2
 Danza del viejo boyero
 Danza de la moza donosa
 Danza del gaucho matrero
Joaquín Turina: Danzas Gitanas, Op. 55
 Danza de la seducción
 Danza ritual
 Prélude No. 1, ”La Colombe”
 Prélude No. 8, ”Un reflet dans le vent”
 La Comparsa
 Prélude No. 5, ”Prélude romantique”
 Vision de danse, Op. 24, No. 4
 Intermezzo-Mazurka, Op. 15, No. 2
 Mazurka fantasque, Op. 28, No. 1
 Prelude No. 3, ”Spanish Prelude”
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki: Four Preludes, Op. 1
 Molto agitato
 Allegro scherzando
 Molto allegro quasi presto
Frederic Mompou: Canciones y Danzas
 Canción y danza No. 1
 Canción y danza No. 6
Alberto Ginastera: Suite de Danzas Criollas
 Adagietto pianissimo
 Allegro rustico
 Allegretto cantabile
 Calmo e poetico
 Scherzando-Coda: Presto ed energico
CD release of new piano recording “Come Dance with Me” by Katarzyna Musial
This excellent and absolutely marvelous album is an invitation to music and dance for its repertoire can be described as a folklore inspired musical journey through the centuries from around the world. All the pieces selected for the album date from the earlier part of 20th century, a period of great change in the world’s traditional models and musical values . These changes are reflected in all the compositions in the album.
It is also a unique conjunction consisting of the dynamic and passionate dances produced by Hispanic composers with works by their Polish counterparts often filled with Slavic melancholy and longing.
This incredibly interesting selection of compositions is performed masterfully by the pianist , whose brilliant technique will impress even those of the most discriminating tastes. .The repertoire of Katarzyna’s latest album has been already showcased at several concerts (for example in Paris), where it has been met with great enthusiasm . It also received excellent reviews in the media.
Katarzyna Musiał will be promoting the new album in selected locations worldwide throughout 2013 and 2014.
For album pre-orders please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW VIDEO: TURINA - DANZAS GITANAS/GYPSY DANCES - SACRO-MONTE - KATARZYNA MUSIAL
Katarzyna Musial plays Joaquín Turina's Danses Gitanes, Op. 55 No. 5 - Sacro-Monte
KATARZYNA'S MUSIAŁ BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE AT "BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL: LOVE 2013"
The pianist gave an excellent concert at the third edition of “Beethoven Festival: LOVE 2013”. The Sept. 7-15 festival was a part of the International Beethoven Project, the Chicago-based nonprofit organization that is presenting the festival. The LOVE 2013 theme was the great challenge for the artists to explore contemporary issues of love related to commercialism, gender and the proliferation of romantic images in the media. There were more than 100 multidisciplinary events representing classical and popular music, jazz, dance, theater, visual art, fashion and literature. Artists from 12 countries performed in more than 60 concerts.
KATARZYNA MUSIAŁ RETURNS TO CHINA FOR THE THIRD TIME
Katarzyna Musiał, Polish-Canadian pianist, is yet again impressing audiences internationally. After winning the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition and debuting at Carnegie Hall in recent years, in 2013 she returns to China for the third time to give a number of concerts across the PRC. During her tour she will showcase the works of Frederic Chopin, monumental piece by Modest Mussorgsky Pictures at an exhibition and repertoire from her brilliant new album: Come Dance With Me, which will be released later this year. The splendor and intricacy of her new repertoire captivated audiences and amazed even the most demanding of listeners during a recent concert in Paris. Katarzyna Musiał is expected to charm Chinese audiences with performances in Shanghai, Yangzhou, Xiamen, Dalian, Tianjin and Beijing during May 2013.
NEW ALBUM BY KATARZYNA MUSIAŁ
We are proud to announce that earlier this year Katarzyna Musiał signed a record deal with London-based Meridian Records. The new material was recorded in London during the month of February and is due to be released worldwide in the Fall of 2013.
The new repertoire – Preludes and Dances: A Folklore Inspired Musical Journey Through the Centuries from Around the World is a juxtaposition of the dynamic and passionate dances produced by Hispanic composers with works by their Polish counterparts which are often filled with Slavic melancholy and longing. The new album features compositions by Lutosławski, Chopin, Górecki, as well as Turina, Mompou and Ginastera, among others. This incredibly interesting and rather unusual selection of compositions is performed masterfully by Katarzyna Musiał, whose technique will again charm even the most demanding of listeners.
Katarzyna Musiał will be promoting the new album in selected locations worldwide throughout 2013 and 2014. Details to be announced soon.
For album pre-orders please email us on email@example.com
Katarzyna Musial will have a recital in Chicago at the studios of WFMT classical radio on June 17, 2012.
Katarzyna Musial will be performing as a guest soloist with Camerata New York and conductor Richard Owen on March 18, 2012.
KATARZYNA MUSIAL TO MAKE FAR EAST DEBUT IN SHANGHAI, CHINA IN NOVEMBER 2011.
Katarzyna Musial will be performing recitals featuring works by Polish composers F. Chopin, W. Lutoslawski and H. M. Gorecki.
KATARZNA MUSIAL OPENS INTERNATIONAL BACH FESTIVAL IN POLAND
Katarzyna Musial opened the International Bach festival in Poland on September 15, 2011, with the Bielsko Chamber under the baton of Jerzy Kosek. Ms. Musial delighted audiences with her renditions of J.S. Bach's Concerto in F minor and H. M. Gorecki's Concerto for Piano/Harpsicord and strings.
KATARZYNA MUSIAL OPENS FOR JAZZ LEGEND ADAM MAKOWICZ
Katarzyna Musial opened for legendary jazz musician Adam Makowicz at the Chopin Theatre in Chicago on September 7, 2011.
PIANIST KATARZYNA MUSIAL MAKES TRIUMPHANT CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT AS FIRST PRIZE WINNER OF THE BRADSHAW & BUONO INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
New York, Montreal, Paris — May 26, 2011. Polish-Canadian pianist Katarzyna Musial made her Carnegie Hall debut this past Sunday as First Prize Winner of the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition. Critics described her performance as “full of intensity” with “a rarely seen virtuosity.” Cosmo Buono, the competition’s artistic director, labeled her “an artist without peer when it comes to modern piano repertoire.”
Ms. Musial, who performed a program that included works by Messiaen and Ginastera, continues to distinguish herself by focusing on composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In so doing she has created a unique musical niche that continues to keep her in high demand. She will be performing with the McGill Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Boris Brott at Pollack Hall on May 30, 2011. Works on the program include unique arrangements for piano and chamber orchestra of M. Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and P. Hindemith's Four Temperaments. As a special part of the concert, images of artwork inspired by Mussorgsky's Pictures and produced by artists from Concordia University will be projected on screen.