KRZYSZTOF PEŁECH: Master Guitar Recital
13 Oct 2022 | 7 PM
Sala Witrażowa, 1 Purkyniego Str., Wrocław
Tickets: normal PLN 70, reduced 50 PLN available at kupbilecik.pl
After the well-received premiere of the SPAIN album, recorded with Leszek Możdżer and Robert Horna, and a series of duo concerts, Krzysztof Pełech will present his solo guitar recital to the Wrocław audience on October 13 in the Witrażowa Hall. The program will include classical, Spanish and Latin American music.
Krzysztof Pelech was born in Wroclaw (Poland) in 1970. He began his music education at the age of twelve. In 1995 he graduated with honors from the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wroclaw, where he studied under the direction of prof. Piotr Zaleski. In 1992/1993 he studied in Gordon Crosskey`s class at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He has mastered his music skills under the supervision of such renowned guitarists as Edmund Jurkowski, Roberto Aussel, Costas Cotsiolis, Joseph Urshalmi.
At present, Krzysztof Pełech teaches at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, where he received a Ph.D. in art.
Mr. Pelech has given concerts in nearly all European countries, the USA, Brazil, South Africa, Egypt, Singapore, Malaysia, Emirates, India, Mexico, Argentina and Chile. He has participated in numerous prestigious worldwide music festivals, and is invited to cooperate with eminent composers and guitarists. He regularly gives concerts with Jorge Morel who dedicated to Pelech one of his own compositions. Together with Jorge Cardoso, he performed “Suite Indiana” for two guitars and chamber orchestra. He has made a number of recordings for the radio (Polish Radio, BBC) and television (TV2, TV Polonia). He has recorded 16 CDs in Poland, England, Czech Republic, Germany and USA. The debut album by Duo Guitarinet, recorded for the Dux label, has received excellent reviews in the world music press and was nominated for the Polish Music Industry’s Fryderyk 2000 Award. In the survey “Guitar Top”, held by the professional music magazine “Guitar and Bass”, Pelech has three times been chosen the best Polish classical guitarist.
He is the cofounder and artistic director of the International Guitar Festival Gitara+, held in Wroclaw since 1998, as well as the initiator and artistic manager of Summer Guitar Festival in Krzyzowa. For several years on Polish Radio Wroclaw he broadcasted his own program “Guitar Sculptors”. Krzysztof Pelech is also the cofounder of the Wroclaw Guitar Society.
In his repertoire, the artist has more than 20 concertos with symphonic and chamber orchestra. The solo repertoire includes compositions of various periods (J.S.Bach, D.Scarlatti, M.Guliani, F.Tarrega, F.Sor, M.M.Ponce, I.Albeniz, R.Dyens, A.Tansman), however his real love is bestowed on music coming from South America (A.Piazzolla, J.Morel, J. Cardoso, C.Guastavino, S.Assad).
He has worked with top Polish orchestras (Amadeus, Leopoldinum, Capella Cracoviensis, Capella Bydgostiensis, Wratislavia, WOSPR), performing concertos by A.Vivaldi, Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo, Concerto for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Concerto Antico by Richard Harvey and Fantasie de la Danza by Jorge Morel. Krzysztof Pelech has also performed in concerts with Berlin Festival Orchestra at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall.
Krzysztof Pełech plays on strings D’Addario XT, the guitar by John Price, for amplification of the guitar he uses LRBaggs Synapse.
In private life a happy husband and father of two girls. Slow life supporter, loves fishing and cycling.
We recommend the official website of the artist: https://www.pelech.com.pl
Organisers: KA-International Art Management, Fandango Polska, Sala Witrażowa
Contact for media: Katarzyna Krzysztyniak, 793 355 877, firstname.lastname@example.org