Ignaz Lisiecki is one of the most up and coming concert pianists on the present day classical scene. His talent was discovered when as a teenager he won several youth piano competitions under the chairmanship of the legendary 1949 Chopin Competition winner, Madame Halina Czerny Stefanska.
- During the last 3 concert seasons Ignaz has performed in some of the world’s main concert centers including The Tokyo Opera City in Japan, The Grand Hall of The National Opera House in Warsaw and The University of Tel Aviv Concert Hall in Israel.
- His recent plans for the concert seasons 2015, 2016 and 2017 will include performances in concert venues such as The Warsaw National Philharmonic, The Suntory Hall and The Tokyo Bunka Kaikan in Japan. He will also perform at the renowned Warsaw Autumn Contemporary Music Festival.
- His debut CD “Homage to Brahms” released in 2013, was enthusiastically received by international critics. Catherine Buser from Swiss Radio RTS noting “…the young Polish pianist is endowed with a great talent”, American Fanfare Magazine calling his latest recording “…the most interesting CD released in 2013…”and the concert review of his Chopin’s Piano Concerto by Japanese music magazine “Ongaku no Tomo” appreciated “… the delicate tone and the pianists ability to create various moods and dynamics…”
- Also his native Polish mainstream media, including Newsweek, Polityka magazines, daily Rzeczpospolita and Public Polish Radio praised his concert activities and recordings in Poland and Japan.
- His chamber music partnerships have included performances with Aiko Noda, violinist of The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in 2015 one of the performing highlights will include collaboration with legendary cellist David Geringas.
- Active also as a composer Ignaz premiered his Paraphrase on Adagietto, from Mahler's Fifth Symphony, in The Sayaka Hall, Osaka, to commemorate the centenary of Gustav Mahler’s death.
- Ignaz is presently performing both solo and with major Polish and Japanese orchestras and conductors such as legendary Tadeusz Strugala, Jose Maria Florencio, Derrick Inouye and Michal Dworzynski.
- Ignaz's educational background includes studies at the renowned Chopin University in Warsaw, where Ignaz studied with Piotr Paleczny, a former student of Jan Ekier, Chopin’s score editor and the foremost authority on Chopin’s legacy.