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06.12
Sunday / 17.00
Zabrze, Fortepianarium - Muzyka trochę mniej znana:

Polonezy Ogińskiego i Ferdinanda Riesa, sonata Elsnera - Marek Toporowski, Irmina Obońska

Concerts

  • 17-01-2021 / Lublin, Trybunał Koronny Schubert – Piękna młynarka

    z Piotrem Olechem  

  • 18-12-2020 / Bach - Weihnachtsoratorium (kantaty I,II,III)

    Filharmonia Podlaska, Marek Toporowski

  • 06-12-2020 / Zabrze, Fortepianarium - Muzyka trochę mniej znana:

    Polonezy Ogińskiego i Ferdinanda Riesa, sonata Elsnera - Marek Toporowski, Irmina Obońska

  • 29-11-2020 / Kraków, Koncert Towarzystwa Bachowskiego - Sonaty fletowe Bacha

    z Wiolettą Wysopal

  • 22-11-2020 / Czar dawnych fortepianów, Radzymin, Miejska Sala Koncertowa Ogiński, Ries, Dusik

    Duet fortepianowy Marek Toporowski - Irmina Obońska

  • 08-11-2020 / Zabrze, Fortepianarium TYLKO ONLINE

    Muzyka Ernsta Kohlera, Marek Toporowski - organy ...

  • 08-11-2020 / Koncert muzyki organowej Ernsta Koehlera

    Fortepianarium - Zabrze. Koncert wyłącznie online. Marek Toporowski - organy.

  • 04-10-2020 / Gorczycki: Completorium

    + Haendel, Biber, Albrici.  Capella Cracoviensis , dyr. Marek Toporowski. Bytom kościół św. Jacka

  • 03-10-2020 / Beethoven & Dusik (Dussek), Barok w Radości

    Julita Mirosławska, Marek Toporowski 

  • 27-09-2020 / Camino al cielo - św. Teresa z Avila i muzyka

    Giewartów koło Słupcy, Julieta Gonzales - sopran, Marek Skrukwa - vla da gamba, Marek Toporowski -...

  • 27-09-2020 / Camino al cielo - św. Teresa z Avila i muzyka, Giewartów koło Słupcy

    Julieta Gonzales - sopran, Marek Skrukwa - vla da gamba, Marek Toporowski - wirginał

  • 14-09-2020 / Koncert kameralno - organowy, Mielec

    Łukasz Długosz, Agata Kielar-Długosz, Marek Toporowski

  • 14-09-2020 / Koncert kameralno - organowy, Mielec

    Łukasz Długosz, Agata Kielar-Długosz, Marek Toporowski

  • 06-09-2020 / Kielce, Pierwszy Świętokrzyski Festiwal Muz. Dawnej

    Schola Clamaverunt iusti pod dyr. Michała SławeckiegoMarek Toporowski – organy

  • 03-09-2020 / Kraków, Biber – Requiem

    Marek Toporowski

 

MAREK
TOPOROWSKI

He performs as a harpsichordist, organist, fortepianist and conductor.

Marek Toporowski was born in Warsaw in 1964. He teaches harpsichord at the Academies of Music in Cracow and Katowice, as well as harpsichord and organ at the Warsaw Chopin Conservatory of Music. He studied with Leszek Kędracki, Aline Zylberajch and Bob van Asperen (harpsichord), Martin Gester (basso continuo and chamber music) and Józef Serafin and Daniel Roth (organ).

He won first prize in the 1st Wanda Landowska National Harpsichord Competition, and was also a finalist of the 1st Wanda Landowska International Competition in 1994.

In 1991, he formed his own chamber ensemble Concerto Polacco—one of the pioneering ensembles of baroque music in Poland. The group very soon became the leading orchestra which was joined by the chamber choir Sine Nomine specializing in performing baroque cantatas and oratorios. With those two ensembles, Marek Toporowski made numerous recordings of early Polish music, including such works as the opera Agatka by Johann David Holland, the oratorio Christiani poenitentes ad sepulchrum Domini by Jan Tomasz Żebrowski, and sacred music by Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki, Amando Ivančič Józef Zeidler, and Marcin Józef Żebrowski.

As harpsichordist, he made the first-ever recording of Charles Noblet’s Livre de clavecin. As an organist, he records extensively on historical organs. His participation in the documentary project Orgeln in der Niederlausitz, or the first recording on the Silbermann organ in Oederan are well worth mentioning.

 

His latest recording—Bach’s organ trio sonatas BWV 525-530 on the historical Joachim Wagner Organ in Siedlce (a version with added continuo instruments) received the prestigious prize of the Polish recording industry—Fryderyk (the fifth time in his career).

Marek Toporowski is the chamber partner of many renowned soloists. He’s also very active in the field of preservation of national heritage. In 2012, he founded Fortepianarium—a unique collection where his own instruments are exhibited and used for concert and teaching purposes.

 Files to downloadBIO + photos [54 MB]

Keyboard Academy in December.
21.11.2020
Keyboard Academy in December.

...as individual lessons with me. On December 5th and 6th. You can contact me directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Harpsichord and several historical pianos will be disponible. 

Concert on Pianos from the Andrzej Włodarczyk's Collection
19.11.2020
Concert on Pianos from the Andrzej Włodarczyk's Collection

Pieces for 4 hands by Ferdinand Ries (pupil of Beethoven who wrote maybe the most brilliant polonaises before Chopin), Ogiński (in my new arrangement), Elsner, Dussek (the great sonata op. 48) and Piazzola. And a piano contest with two participants - Erard and Pleyel. The obligatory piece is also by Dussek (the sonata for 2 pianos in F Major). Wonderful instruments, great experience for us.

https://youtu.be/o6dGwVun37M  

 

Organ Music by Ernst Köhler
30.10.2020
Organ Music by Ernst Köhler

(from) Sunday 8th November, 2020 5 pm. Online concert with the pieces written by an almost totally forgotten early romantic composer from Low Silesia, organist of the St. Elisabeth church in Breslau - Ernst Köhler. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/WSwo-XeSgMs

Flute+ project
30.10.2020
Flute+ project

Baroque and classical music performed with my friends and chamber music partners: Łukasz Długosz and Agata Kielar Długosz.

Find our concert on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=aCiX2MUs7xU&app=desktop

and dedicated webpage :

https://fletplus.lukaszdlugosz.pl/

 

 
05.08.2020
3rd MAREK TOPOROWSKI SUMMER KEYBOARD ACADEMY postponed

Due to the COVID pandemy we have to postpone the Summer Keyboard Academy to 2021.

The idea of the Keyboard Academy results from combining several of my passions: the passion of a pedagogue, the passion of a collector of early instruments and the passion of a concertizing musician. The idea is to utilize the abundant collection of different, often unconventional keyboard instruments that I own, and make it available to a broader group of interested parties.

The first realization of the Keyboard Academy idea was Marek Toporowski’s Warsaw Keyboard Workshop, organized twice in Warsaw (Music School Complex on ulica Bednarska) in 2018 and 2019. It is being continued by educational activities taking place under the auspices of the Silesian Center for the Protection of Keyboard Instruments – Fortepianarium.

So I invite you to take part in the educational endeavors that I organize.

 Find out more about the Academy

Concerto Polacco

"Concerto Polacco"is a pioneering early music ensemble in Poland. Many works of the world oratorio literature have Concerto Polacco and Marek Toporowski to thank for their first Polish performances on period instruments.

The ensemble has been active since 1991, originally as a chamber ensemble. Over time, the ensemble has often been expanded to the size of a chamber orchestra. Concerto Polacco’s members are musicians specializing in period-instrument performance, gathered around harpsichordist, organist and conductor Marek Toporowski.

 concertopolacco.com

 facebook.com/concertopolacco

Fortepianarium

A magical place in the post-industrial landscape of Silesia. A unique collection of harpsichords, ancient pianos, harmoniums and analog electronic keyboards. A meeting place with good music.

Concerts on the 1st or 2nd Sunday of the month at 17.00
Donation tickets cost PLN 10.

 ul. Hagera 41, 41-800 Zabrze

 fortepianarium.wordpress.com

 facebook.com/fortepianarium

Marek Toporowski

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 Marek Toporowski - FB

 Marek Toporowski - YT

 marektoporowski.blogspot.com