4.08.2023, 20:15 PM

ANNA PRZYBYSZ – Polish organist, born in 1992 in Warsaw. She studied at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw under the tutelage of Prof. Magdalena Czajka, Prof. Jarosław Malanowicz, Prof. Józef Serafin, Dr hab. Bartosz Jakubczak and Dr hab. Jarosław Wróblewski. She completed a master’s degree program at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig in the class of Prof. Martin Schmeding. In February 2022 she defended her doctoral dissertation in the field of musical arts. The laureate of the 2nd Marian Sawa National Organ Competition in 2011 (3rd prize), 5th Feliks Nowowiejski International Organ Competition in 2015 (3rd prize) and the semi-finalist of the 5th Daniel Herz International Organ Competition in Brixen in 2016 and of the 13th Gottfried Silbermann International Organ Competition in Freiberg in 2017. Participant of Bach Boston International Organ Competition (USA) 2022. She completed the Erasmus scholarship program in the class of Prof. Martin Schmeding at Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg (2014–2015) and participated in the student exchange program with Rice University in Houston, USA, in the class of Prof. Ken Cowan (2017). She received twice the scholarship of the Prime Minister (2009–2011) and of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD (2016–2018). She improved her skills by participating in master classes conducted i.a. by Léon Berben, Hans Fagius, Henry Fairs, Julian Gembalski, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Bernhard Haas, Gerhard Gnann, Jeremy Joseph, Ludger Lohmann, Matthias Maierhofer, Christophe Mantoux, Krzysztof Urbaniak, Martin Schmeding, Wolfgang Seifen, Jaroslav Tůma, Christoph Wolff, Wolfgang Zerer. She performed at international organ festivals in the country: 25th Jubilee Festival of Organ and Chamber Music in Leżajsk, 7th International Festival of Organ Music in Puławy, 4th Organ Festival in Pasłęk, 20th, 22nd and 23rd International Youth Organ Festival in Sejny, 27th International Festival of Organ Music “Organ of the Archcathedral” in Warsaw and abroad (Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, United States). Her debut album “Karl Hoyer – Organ Works” was published in March, 2021, second album “Karl Hoyer – Organ Sonatas” in April, 2022 and third album “Karl Hoyer – Organ Works vol. 3” in April, 2023.