Artur Kroschel

born in 1973 in Szamotuły (Poland), graduated with distinction from the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań, where he studied composition with Prof. Jan Astriab. Artur Kroschel’s works have been performed at the following contemporary music festivals:
Gaudeamus Music Week in Amsterdam, Dresdener Tage der zeitgenössischen Musik in Dresden (Germany), Aspekte in Salzburg (Austria), Weimarer Frühjahrstage für zeitgenössische Musik in Weimar (Germany), Unerhörte Musik in Berlin, Suona Francese in Rome, ISCM World Music Days (Belgium, Mons), Festival für aktuelle Musik Randspiele Zepernick (Germany), Estonian Music Days   in Tallinn, Intersonanzen, Brandenburgisches Fest der Neuen Musik in Potsdam (Germany),  Klangwerkstatt Berlin Festival für Neue Musik, Pyramidale Festival für Neue Musik und Interdisziplinäre Kunstaktionen in Berlin, Weidener Max-Reger-Tage in Weiden, Klangbrücken in Hannover, Musikagileak in San Sebástian, Morelia Nueva Musica in Morelia (Mexico), Tehran International Contemporary Music Festival in Tehran, Musicacoustica in Beijing, Poznańska Wiosna Muzyczna (Poznań Musical Spring), Poznań (Poland), Musica Polonica Nova  in Wrocław (Poland), Śląskie Dni Muzyki Współczesnej (Silesian Days of Contemporary Music) in Katowice  (Poland), Festiwal Muzyki Współczesnej Nowa Muzyka (New Music Contemporary Music Festival) in Bydgoszcz (Poland), Musica Moderna in Łódź (Poland), Nowe Fale (New Waves) in Gdańsk (Poland), Kraków International Festival of Composers, Międzynarodowy Konkurs Współczesnej Muzyki Kameralnej (International Contemporary Chamber Music Competition) in Kraków (Poland), Festival NeoArte. Synthesizer of Arts in Gdańsk (Poland) as well as at concerts of contemporary music   in Paris, London, Berlin, Rome, Moscow, Dublin, Luxembourg, Vienna, Amsterdam, Yerevan, Brussels, Helsinki, Kyiv, Naples, Barcelona, Munich, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Freiburg, Cologne, Tromsø (Norway), Ostend (Belgium), Györ (Hungary), Céret (France), Den Bosch (Holland), Biržai (Lithuania), Alicante (Spain), Williamsburg (USA), São Paulo, Las Vegas, Melbourne, New York, several Polish towns (Warsaw, Poznań, Wrocław, Szczecin, Kraków, Bydgoszcz, Radom, Zielona Góra, Toruń), and at a number of other events.

His compositions have been interpreted by recognised ensembles, orchestras and choirs, such as Ensemble Aleph, Sinfonietta Leipzig, Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien, Warehouse Ensemble, Modern Art Ensemble, Duo Namaste, Polish Violin Duo, an_Arche NewMusicEnsemble, Ensemble ON, Idiom Project Ensemble, Sepia Ensemble, Wrocławskie Trio Perkusyjne (Wrocław Percussion Trio), TrombQuartet, FeelHarmony Quintet, AdAstra Piano Trio, NeoQuartet, Sed Contra Ensemble, Chain Ensemble, Sinfonietta Pomerania, Musica Assoluta, Ensemble Aventure, Reed Connection, Duo van Vliet, , LutosAir Quintet, loadbang, Taos Duo (Mateja Zenzerovic and Jakub Drygas), Nowicki Duo (Piotr Nowicki i Paweł Nowicki), Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra, Jenaer Philharmonie, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Polish Radio, Poznań Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, Schola Cantorum Bialostociensis, Camerata Silesia The Katowice City Singers’ Ensemble, String ensemble of the Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw, celebrated conductors – Johannes Harneit, Edwin Roxburgh, Gilles Gobert, Marek, Pijarowski, Łukasz Borowicz, Wiaczeslaw Valeev, Marcin Sompoliński, Jan Wierzba, Thorsten Encke, Jakub Chrenowicz, Wojciech Rodek, Markus L. Frank, Agnieszka Duczmal, Tadeusz Dixa, Anna Olszewska, Anna Szostak, Katarzyna Tomala-Jedynak, Monika Wolińska, and illustrious soloists, such as Linda Jankowska, Bartosz Woroch, Wacław Zimpel, Marzena Michałowska, Erik Drescher, Áshildur Haraldsdóttir, Ewa Murawska, Wojciech Jeliński, Olaf Futyma, Theodor Pauß, Fabrizio Vitti, Łukasz Długosz, Thomas Noll, Szymon Jakubowski, Anna Kwiatkowska, Barbara Borowicz, Eliza Shephard, Lech Bałaban, Gośka Isphording, Fie Schouten, Mike Flemming, Nadezda Tseluykina, Irene Kurka, Fidan Aghayeva-Edler, Alison Lowell, Peijun Xu, Adam Eljasiński, Aleksandra Demowska-Madejska.

Artur Kroschel was a jury member in composers’ competitions in Poland, in Germany and in Italy.

Professor of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań, he heads the Academy’s Chair of Composition.

News

Halfway for baritone voice, trumpet, trombone
and bass clarinet
Boston (USA), 25th March 2024 loadbang – Tyler Bouque baritone voice, Andy Kozar trumpet, William Lang trombone, Adrian Sandi bass clarinet
http://www.loadbang.com/events.html


On Canvas for organ – first performance
Zepernick (Germany), 21st April 2024
Megumi Hamaya organ
http://www.randspiele.de/


Inklination for flute and piano
Düsseldorf (Germany), 21st April 2024
55. Salon Neue Musik
Pia Marei Hauser flute, Theodor Pauß piano
https://www.klangraum61.de/salon


Pozostałe (Remaining) for viola and piano – first performance
Poznań, May 2024
Lech Bałaban viola, Krzysztof Sowiński piano


Parallel for solo percussion – first performance
Berlin, 11th June 2024
Unerhörte Musik
Sabrina Ma percussion
www.unerhoerte-musik.de


masterclass in composition
Conservatorio di Musica Giovan Battista Martini
Bologna (Italy)
9th-11th October 2024


new piece for soprano, flute and cello – first performance
Stuttgart (Germany) 31st October 2024
Trio vis-à-vis
https://triovisavis.com/aktuelle-termine/


new piece for two pianos – first performance
Katowice, 5th December 2024


new piece for soprano, flute and cello
Stuttgart (Germany), January 2025
Trio vis-à-vis
https://triovisavis.com/aktuelle-termine/


new piece for piano and orchestra – first performance
Poznań, April 2025


new piece for solo voices, organ, chamber choir
and chamber orchestra – first performance
Drezdenko, August 2025