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25/05 - Piotr Dec (clarinet) & Edyta Lajdorf (piano) - St Martin-in-the-Fields

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Witold Lutosławski – Dance preludes
Antoni Szalowski – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Karol Szymanowski – Fantasy op 14

Francis Poulenc - Sonata for clarinet and piano

Piotr Dec won the 2018 prestigious international award Yamaha Music for Europe, as well as all special prizes and a laureate of the Solo Woodwind Competition, held at the Royal College of Music in London, where he won the main Clarinet Prize. He is also a recipient of the R.C. Wyse Bequest Award.

Most recently Piotr recorded works of Errollyn Wallen for the BBC Radio 3 and he has appeared playing solo at the London Contemporary Music Festival, Banstead Arts Festival, Purley Festival, performing works by Amy Bryce. He premiered Dan Chappell's 'After a Portrait' at the National Portrait Gallery and also featured playing solo on a recording for Chinese Berita Global television (BGT). In May 2017, Piotr made his professional debut playing solo in the Royal Albert Hall, Elgar Room.

Piotr Dec is currently studying modern clarinet with Mark van de Viel and Angela Malsbury as a scholar of Master of Art program at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) in London.

Edyta Lajdorf was born in Poland. She is a Master of Music scholar of Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Edyta has completed her Bachelor Degree at the Royal College of Music in London.

Recently Edyta has received the Donemus prize in the Prix Annelie de Man in Amsterdam in the Netherlands (2015), second prize in the Valetta International Piano Competition in Malta (2014), been the finalist of the 1st International Piano Competition ‘Performance without limits’ in Lodz in Poland (2013) and won the WISE Foundation’s Outstanding Artist award in Boston in the United States (2012).

Edyta has performed internationally in the Czech Republic, United States, Netherlands, Malta, Poland and in the United Kingdom. She is supported by the Henry Wood Trust, Leverhulme Trust, EMI Music Sound Foundation and WISE Foundation.

Piotr and Edyta are both proud to be Concordia Foundation Artists.