Ewa Tytman- Csiba

Bio

Ewa Tytman Csiba is a Polish pianist and fortepiano player; born into a musical family. She is an active soloist and chamber musician, with a particular emphasis on historical performance.

As a prizewinner of many competitions and festivals she has presented solo recitals in United States and Japan, and as a soloist she has performed at music festivals in Germany, Canada, Poland and United Kingdom. She is an enthusiastic chamber musician and accompanist.

She received the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage scholarship for the highest artistic achievements and both in 2013 and 2014 she was awarded Amadeus Fortepiano Prize at the Royal College of Music.

She has won awards at numerous piano competitions, including the All-Poland CEA Competition for Piano Students of Music High Schools (1st prize), the 7th Ludwik Stefanski and Halina Czerny – Stefanska International Piano Competition in Plock (1st prize and two special prizes), , the Paderewski Piano Competition in Cracow (2nd prize) and others. She was a finalist in the Chopin Prize competition at Royal Northern College of Music.

 In Poland she was a student of Paweł Skrzypek at Karol Szymanowski State School of Music in Płock. Continuing her studies in England, she received scholarship from the Royal College of Music, where she studied piano with Niel Immelman and Kevin Kenner. Parallelly, she also studied fortepiano with Geoffrey Govier, developing her passion for early music, and received her first degree from both of these instruments, graduating with distinction. Subsequently she obtained a Master of Music in Performance degree from the Royal Northern College of Music, where she was a scholar (Stanley Picker Trust) and studied with Dina Parakhina.

She participated in numerous masterclasses, working with many internationally renowned musicians and pedagogues. In 2007 she participated in Morningside Music Bridge – summer music institute for young musicians of extraordinary talent (Calgary, Canada).

Her recent engagements included performances at Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre, Steinway Hall in London and many others.

With her husband, she founded the Csiba Duo, exploring lesser known repertoire for period viola and fortepiano.

She passionately tutors a piano class in London, aiming to pass her knowledge and share love of music with other people.

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