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Marcin Świątkiewicz

Marcin Świątkiewicz

Marcin Swaitkiewicz
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.

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Biography

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.