Iwo Jedynecki

Winner of top prizes at over thirty national and international accordion competitions.

As a soloist, he has performed in Poland, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany, Austria, Spain, Croatia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Hungary and Italy. He is a stipendist of the Ministry of Science and Higher education and the Pro Polonia programme, and a winner of the Młoda Polska Award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

 

In addition to his solo career, he continues to collaborate and perform with three outstanding musicians of the young generation with whom he forms award-winning duos: violinist Karolina Mikołajczyk (performances in Carnegie Hall, Guangzhou Opera House and Warsaw Philharmonic), pianist Aleksander Krzyżanowski (laureates of First Prize at the Boulder International Chamber Music Competition The Art of Duo in the United States) and accordionist Hubert Giziewski in Harmonium Duo (pioneering interpretations and performances of such pieces as Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat and Karol Szymanowski’s Songs from Kurpie op. 58). In 2018, invited by Viennese early music ensemble Pandolfis Consort and countertenor Nicholas Spanos he recorded a CD with G. F. Telemann’s cantatas, performing the basso continuo part. Innovative album “Moving Telemann” was published in 2019 (Gramola) with a promo concert held at Altes Rathaus in Vienna.

In 2014, he studied abroad as part of Erasmus Programme in Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Aragon in Zaragoza (Spain) in the class of a prominent Spanish accordionist Iñaki Alberdi. In 2015, he graduated with honours from the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he had studied in the class of prof. Jerzy Łukasiewicz and dr. Rafał Grząka. In January 2019, he completed postgraduate studies “Konzertexamen” at the Hochschule fur Musik in Detmold (Germany) in the class of prof. Grzegorz Stopa. Currently, he is studying for a PhD degree at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz and working towards his dissertation on the forgotten music of the 19th century for piano and harmonium.