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Bartosz Kwasecki


Orchestral Work

  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
    • Guest Principal Bassoon; tours including concerts broadcasted live on BBC Radio 3, Recording sessions, BBC Proms concert
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Philharmonic (2016)
    • Trial for Principal Bassoon position, Concert broadcasted live on BBC Radio 3
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    • Principal Bassoon
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
    • Principal Bassoon
  • London Chamber Orchestra
  • Welsh National Opera
  • Novello Orchestra
    • Principal Bassoon in “Beauty and the Beast in Concert” UK tour
  • New London Orchestra
  • The Little Orchestra
  • London Contemporary Orchestra
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • Southbank Sinfonia (2016)
    • Co-principal Bassoon; extensive orchestral experience playing a wide range of repertoire. This position included being awarded an exclusive concerto opportunity (Vivaldi bassoon concerto) which was performed at a prestigious recital for a major corporate sponsor of the orchestra. During my time as Co-principal Bassoon I also performed with Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and cooperated with BBC Concert Orchestra musicians . I was also fortunate to perform a new premiere at Glyndebourne Opera House which has gone on to receive critical acclaim in the arts press.
  • Sinfonia Cymru
  • Welsh Sinfonia
  • Sinfonia Newydd
  • Sound Affairs
    • The Opera in Wroclaw
    • II, III and IV bassoon, approximately 2 concerts a month for one year
  • The Film Harmony Orchestra
    • II and contrabassoon, recording for the indie rock band Baustelle
  • Jelenia Góra Philharmonic
  • Music Theatre “Capitol” in Wroclaw

Chamber Music
  • Allegri Quartet
    • Orange Tree Theatre concert series; Schubert Octet
  • Arcadia Music Festival
  • Seren Winds
  • Diabolus in Musica

Education and Outreach
  • RPO Resound
  • Southbank Sinfonia
    • Lead and participated in a wide variety of education and outreach projects. This involved working with young musicians of various ages, abilities and differing level s educational needs.
  • Lambeth Music Service
  • Woodwind teacher
  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Junior Department
  • Bassoon teacher deputy, Auxiliary
  • Private Music Tutor

  • June Emerson Wind Music Launchpad Prize (2015)
  • Professional Pathways award by Sinfonia Cymru (2014)
  • International Competition of Chamber Ensembles, Jawor, High Commendation (2010)
  • International Competition of Chamber Ensembles, Jawor, II prize (2009)

  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama – PGDip in Orchestral Performance (2015)
  • Academy of Music in Wroclaw – MA in Orchestral Performance (2013)
  • Academy of Music in Wroclaw – BA in Music Performance (2011)
  • Professors: Meyrick Alexander, Stephen Marsden, David Buckland, Dariusz Bator

  • Meyrick Alexander – RWCMD
  • David Buckland – BBC NOW

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Bassoon, Contrabassoon