On November 15, 2019, Mateusz Smoczyński, the winner of 1st prize of the Seifert Competition will perform in Kiev in Closer as a part of the Festiwalu Am I Jazz? Festival
MATEUSZ SMOCZYŃSKI - is an internationally-acclaimed Polish jazz violinist and winner of numerous prizes at major competitions, including the Grand Prix of the Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Competition. A sought-after soloist and ensemble-leader, he has performed at the most important jazz venues and festivals around the world. An active educator, since 2017 he has been an Adjunct Professor at the Jazz and World Music Department of the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw. Mateusz Smoczyński is also considered one of the most multi-faceted Polish contemporary music composers. An author of numerous chamber and symphonic works, his „Adam’s Apple” violin concerto had it’s premiere at the iconic hall of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (NOSPR) in Katowice, Poland.
Concert is a part of the Seifert Tour 2019 promiting Seifert Competition winners.
Co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage under the Multiannual Program NIEPODLEGŁA for 2017-2022, under the grant program of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute “Cultural Bridges”