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 three 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

  • 11 IV 2017, 19:00
    Lithuania, Kaunas, VMU Great Hall

    Performance of the Rhythm Games at the 6th International Music Festival Avanti, VMU chamber orchestra, cond.Jonas Janulevičius
  • 21 III 2017, 18:00
    Gdańsk, Aula Politechniki

    Performance of the The Elements, Szymon Zawodny — saxophone, Wojciech Ulanowski - accordion
  • 11 III 2017, 19:30
    UK, United Reformed Church, Broxbourne

    Performance of the Rhythms of doubt, Corentin Chassard - cello, Bartosz Głowacki - accordion
  • 3 III 2017, 19:00
    Germany, Duisburg, Mercatorhalle

    Performance of the Concerto Classico, Duisburger Philharmoniker, acc.Krisztián Palágyi, cond.David Marlow
  • 31 I 2017
    UK, London, St Mary-at-Hill

    Performance of the Rhythms of doubt by Duo Bayanello, Cecilia Bignall - cello, Iosif Purits - accordion
  • 17-19 II 2017
    The Netherlands, Eindhoven

    The Snails movie at the DOCfeed International Documentary Festival
  • 18 I 2017, g.19
    Warsaw, UMFC

    Performance of the up2U, Atom String Quartet, acc. Rafał Grząka
  • 16 IX 2016
    Agata Szymczewska - Modern Soul

    Premiere of the album Modern Soul, an original project by Agata Szymczewska, which includes the Sonata written especially for that occasion.
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