Invited artists / Anna Maria Staskiewicz

Anna Maria Staskiewicz

Polish violinist, ANNA MARIA STAŚKIEWICZ is a laureate of many international competitions; 5th International Karol Szymanowski Competition in Lódz (1st prize), 16th National Bach Competition in Zielona Góra, the 3rd Prize and Special Prize for the best performance ofMozartʼs Violin Concerto from the Polish Radio Competition at the 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Competition in Poznań (2006), and winner of a special prize for the best performance of Mozartʼs Violin Concerto at the 22nd Valsesia Musica International Competition in Italy.

She has been awarded the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship six times and was the 2007 recipient of the "Mloda Polska" (Young Poland) scholarship given by the Minister of Culture and Arts.

As a soloist, she has played under the baton of many distinguished conductors: Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk, Łukasz Borowicz, Massimiliano Caldi, Agnieszka Duczmal, José Maria Florencio, Robert Kabara,Vladimir Kiradjiev, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Wojciech Michniewski, Marek Moś, Maxim Vengerov, and in many renowned concert halls; Municipal Theatre of Sao Paulo, Kaisersaal in Franfurt am Main, Raitt Recital Hall in Malibu (USA), Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music in Rochester ( USA), Grossmunster in Zurich, the National Philharmonic in Warsaw, and the W. Lutoslawski S1Concert Studio of Polish Radio.

She has performed concerts in her native Poland, across Europe and the USA ; Albania, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey and USA. She has colaborated with Polish Radio National Symphonic Orchestra in Katowice, National Symphonic Orchestra in Warsaw, Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra, “Amadeus”, Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra, “Leopoldinum” Chamber Orchestra, Toruń Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Sinfonia Viva, The Presidential Symphony Orchestra in Ankara, Gottingen Symphonic Orchestra (Germany), Chamber Orchestra in Zurich, Sinfonica Municipal in Sao Paulo and many others.

In 2015 she was appointed concertmaster of the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra.