Łukasz Wójcicki is a polish saxophonist – a soloist, chamber and session musician – and is currently a PhD student at the Music Academy in Łódź (Poland). He is a laureate of many national and international competitions such as 3rd prize at the International Competition for Contemporary Chamber Music in Cracow (2005), a special award of 1st Saxophone Competition in Łodz (2009), a prize of 3rd International Master Competition for Music Teachers in Warsaw (2015), Vice Award of Chamber Competition in Bydgoszcz (2015). He is also a scholarship recipient of the Polish government (Grand 2015). His projects are focused on the promotion of Polish music – both, the more famous composition in new versions and the music of young contemporary composers. He works with many polish composers, including Bronisław Kazimierz Przybylski, Krzesimir Dębski, Marcin Stańczyk, Tomasz Kamieniak, Grzegorz Duchnowski, Jakub Kowalewski and Zuzanna Niedzielak. Robert Stefański graduated in 2005 with honors from the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź, in the clarinet class of the senior lecturer Ryszard Ryczel. He completed postgraduate studies at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, in the clarinet class of Prof. Andrzej Janicki. He is a prizewinner of national and international music competitions, where he performed as a soloist and chamber musician. He cooperates with the Polish Chamber Orchestra, the ‘New Art’ Radio Philharmonic, the Camerata Mazovia Chamber Orchestra, the Polish Chamber Opera, the Chamber Orchestra of Radom and the Philharmonic of Łódź. He is the founder and member of some known ensembles as ‘Acoustic Duo’, ‘Bacewicz Duo’, ‘Family Duo’, ‘Jedyne Takie Trio’ and ‘Subito Quartet’. His recordings can be found on a few CDs, featuring works of F. Poulenc, J. Brahms, B. K. Przybylski, T. Szczepanik, S. Zamuszko, published by the Academy of Music in Łódź and the Warsaw Autumn Festival chronicles. He works on the position of adiunkt [assistant professor] at the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź; he also teaches at the State Primary Music School in Zgierz.
Łukasz Wójcicki, saxophone
Robert Stefański, clarinet
Jul 10 201816:00
Łukasz Wójcicki and Robert Stefański
recitalMichał Kawecki (1983): Oniric visions no. 2 for alto saxophone and clarinet (premiere performance)Michał Kawecki (1983): Scherzo for alto saxophone and clarinet (premiere performance)Robert Steńański (1981): Kalejdoskop for saxophone, clarinet and electronics (premiere performance)Łukasz Wójcicki (1981): Ilussions, duo for saxophone and clarinet (premiere performance)
ACADEMY OF MUSIC Svetislav Stančić Hall Trg Republike Hrvatske 12