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Marcin Swaitkiewicz

Marcin Swaitkiewicz

Marcin Swiatkiewicz is among the foremost of Polish harpsichordists; appreciated equally in solo and chamber music, he is known for his inventive basso continuo realizations.



Telemann: Recorder Sonatas and Fantasias
Telemann: Recorder Sonatas and Fantasias
Pamela Thorby completes her discography of eighteenth century favourites with Telemann. 

CKD 476  

Marcin Swiatkiewicz harpsichord

Marcin Swiatkiewicz is among the foremost of Polish harpsichordists; appreciated equally in solo and chamber music, he is known for his inventive basso continuo realizations. A versatile musician, his interests also take in historical keyboards, improvisation and composition.

As a soloist, chamber musician and orchestra leader, Swiatkiewicz performs worldwide with such ensembles as Brecon Baroque, Arte dei Suonatori, Divino Sospiro, Capella Cracoviensis, {OH!} Orkiestra Historyczna and the Scroll Ensemble. In 2015 BIS released his album of J.G. Müthel’s five keyboard concertos with Arte dei Suonatori; he has also recorded for other major labels and for radio and TV.

Swiatkiewicz obtained his master’s degree from the Royal Conservatory in the Hague, where he studied both harpsichord and composition. He holds a PhD from the Academy of Music in Katowice, where he currently teaches.


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Toccata
'The interpretation of the fantasies is one of the best on the market at the moment.'
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American Record Guide
'The performances are excellent overall – tastefully phrased and lightly ornamented to bring out the genius of Telemann's writing.'
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Early Music Review
5 Stars
'Pamela Thorby's playing is by turns expressive and breathtaking...Highly recommended.'
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Gramophone
'...sheer interpretative intelligence and authority.'
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Schalltrichter
'...their interpretation often provokes energy that is unrivalled in its naturalness.'
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Audio Video Club of Atlanta
'Pamela Thorby has never been in better form than she is here.'
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The Guardian
4 Stars
'a light touch and conversational spark...her solo Fantasias are breathtaking'
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