Biography

Mateusz Rzewuski

Mateusz Rzewuski was born in 1991 in Łuków. He completed with honors and with the highest mark a Master’s degree course at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw in an organ class conducted by prof. Andrzej Chorosiński and Master’s Programme – Master of Music in Musikhochschule in Lubeck in an organ class under prof. Franz Danksagmüller.

He is leading vivid artistic activities. He actively participated in many master classes run by: Guy Bovet, Piter van Dijk, Hans Fagius, Gerhard Gnann, Olivier Latry, Ludger Lohmann, Christophe Mantoux , Michael Radulescu, Daniel Roth, Wolfgang Zerer and many others.

During international festivals Mateusz performed concerts in Poland, Germany, France, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2011 Mateusz became a finalist of the International Festival of Sacral Music of the Reverend Stanisław Ormiński in Rumia and in the following year he also participated in archive recordings for the Polish Television.

In 2013 he became a finalist of the All-Poland Competition for Organ Improvisation in Legnica. In the same year he won first prize and was awarded special prize at the International Organ Competition “Organists of New Europe” (Organiści Nowej Europy) in Bardo. He also took part in the Erasmus student exchange programme in Musikhochschule in Lubeck, where he studied in an organ class under prof. Franz Danksagmüller.

In 2015 he won II prize and was awarded a special prize at the VII International M. K. Čiurlionis Organ Competition in Vilnius.

He was twice awarded a scholarship by President of the capital city of Warsaw and a scholarship by Rector of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. He was also awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Science and won the ‘Young Poland’ (Młoda Polska) scholarship of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage to study for a Master’s Degree in Germany for his outstanding artistic achievements.

In 2013 he also initiated the Organ and Chamber Music Festival in Łuków, in which he acts as an artistic director.

Currently he is studying organ and improvisation at Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Paris as a part of „La cycle concertiste” course in a soloist class under prof. Christophe Mantoux.

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