Music: Pianist Daniel Wnukowski

6 pm | Sun, July 29, 2018
Bing Theater

Pianist Daniel Wnukowski performs works by Chopin, Szymanowski, Stojowski, Fitelberg, Tansman, and Rathaus.

Polish-Canadian pianist Daniel Wnukowski has performed throughout Europe, North America, South America, and Asia in prestigious concert halls.

Wnukowski was recently awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to perform outreach concerts for remote, indigenous communities in Canada, together with five other pianists. He inaugurated the 2017 year in Warsaw, Poland as a special guest at the National Philharmonic Hall, performing Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” under the direction of Jerzy Maksymiuk. In November of that year, he performed a live radio broadcast for The New Classical 96.3 FM in Toronto, containing a selection of musical works by Viennese composers.

He was trained at the Lake Como International Piano Academy in Italy where he worked with distinguished artists such as Dmitri Bashkirov, Menahem Pressler, Claude Frank, Fou Ts’ong, John Perry, and William Grant Naboré, and at the Peabody Institute of Baltimore under the guidance of Leon Fleisher.

Part of the Sundays Live series.

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Sundays Live is made possible in part by Ida and David Mundell in memory of daughter Myrna A. Mundell, the Colburn Foundation in memory of Ed Edelman, the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust, and The Mari and Ed Edelman Charitable Fund for Music and Public Service.

This program is generously sponsored by the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles. 

 

Image courtesy of Daniel Wnukowski. 

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