about me

Mikołaj Majkusiak
fot. A. Powierża

education

Composer, accordionist, arranger and producer. Born in 1983 in Warsaw, graduated in composition and accordion performance from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music.

awards

Prize winner of composer's competitions in Warsaw and Legnica /Poland 2001/ and about 20 competitions for accordion /Klingenthal - Germany 2000, Castelfidardo - Italy 1996, Sanok - Poland 1996/.

concerts

Performances of his works and concerts as accordionist include: concerts in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine; music festivals - Klara Festival, International Festival Wratislavia Cantans, Ljubljana Festival, Music Masters on Air, Warsaw Autumn, Warsaw Guitar Festival; Warsaw Philharmonic, National Baltic Opera, National Polish Radio and TV.

symphonic compositions

His symphonic works have been numerously performed: Concerto Classico for accordion and symphony orchestra /Gulbenkian Orchestra Lisbon, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic in Kosice, Lviv Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic, Symphonic Orchestra of Croatian Radio and TV, Orquestra Clássica da Madeira, Philharmonisches Orchester des Staatstheaters Cottbus, Vogtland Philharmonie Greiz-Reichenbach/, Road to the Unknown for female voice, violin solo, DJ and string orchestra /II Festival of World Premiere in Katowice/, Sailors’ Symphony for symphony orchestra and mail choir /Olsztyn Philharmonic/, FisConcerto for 2 accordions and orchestra /Warsaw Philharmonic/, Concerto in F for guitar and string orchestra /Warsaw Guitar Festival/.

co-operation

Up to this day has accomplished over four hundred orchestral arrangements, which among others were performed by Jules Buckley, Chilly Gonzales withBBC Symphony Orchestra, Cornelius Meister with Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jules Buckley with Metropole Orchestra, Nicolas Krauze with Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle Europe, Marek Moś with AUKSO Chamber Orchestra.
Since the year 2012, together with a guitarist Andrzej Heimowski, co-creates the duo Pulsaciones.

CD

In June 2007 his first authors CD called Road to the Unknown (National Polish Radio/Warner Music) was realased featuring string orchestra and great polish artists such as Urszula Dudziak and Jakub Jakowicz.

news

  • 21-29 IX 2018, 10:00-19:00
    Poland, Warsaw, Museum of Warsaw
    61 Warsaw Autumn Festival

    Premiere of the Mirrors (electronic music) commisioned by the 'Warsaw Autumn' 61 International Festival of Contemporary Music
  • 18 VIII 2018, 16:00
    Poland, Warsaw, Sinfonia Varsovia
    Summer Concerts at Grochowska Street - 8th edition

    Premiere of the Insomnia commisioned by the Morpheus Saxophone Quartet
  • 30 IX 2018, 16.00, Netherlands, Hague, Nieuwe Kerk Den Haag (Broadcasted by RadioWest)

    5 XI 2018, 11.00, Netherlands, Wassenaar, Museum Voorlinden

    Performances od the Sonata, Coraline Groen - violin, Robbrecht Van Cauwenberghe - accordion
  • 15-24 VI 2018
    Lithuania, Druskininkai resort
    INTERNATIONAL COMPOSERS+ SUMMER ACADEMY 2018

    Course tutor at the composers summer academy
  • 14 V 2018, 19:00
    Poland, Warsaw, W.Lutosławski Concert Studio
    32.Warsaw Music Encounters Festival

    Premiere of the Crossover Concerto by Hastag Ensemble and premiere of the #NetworkMusic album released on the Requiem Records label
  • 21 IV 2018
    Estonia, Tallinn, Mustpeade saal

    Performance of the Rhythms of doubt, Klaudiusz Baran - accordion, Piotr Hausenplas - cello
  • 13 IV 2018, 19:00
    Poland, Katowice, Silesian Philharmonic

    Performance of the Concerto Classico, Silesian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, cond.Paweł Kotla, acc.Krystian Saciłowski
  • 11 I 2018, 19.30
    Sweden, Göteborgs Konserthus

    Performance of the Concerto Classico, Finals of Soloist Prize, Göteborgs Symfoniker, acc.Irina Serotyuk, cond.Andreas Hansson
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