Krzysztof Chorzelski

Krzysztof Chorzelski enjoys a diverse career as a performing musician that has taken him all over the world.

In 1992 he won the Wronski Solo Violin Competition in Warsaw and has performed as a recitalist and concerto soloist in Europe as well as made several radio recordings for the Polish Radio and the BBC. In 1996 he became the violist in the Belcea Quartet. He performs as guest with many other ensembles, such as the Alban Berg, Ysaye and Pavel Haas Quartets and his other chamber music partners include Stephen Kovacevich, Piotr Anderszewski and Natalie Clein.

He is a viola professor at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama and regularly gives masterclasses in the UK, US, his native Poland and Israel.His viola and piano recital disc with Katya Apekisheva is due to be released next year on the Champs Hill Records Label.

Krzysztof is also pursuing a conducting career. His recording of Ittai Shapira’s Violin Concerto “Concierto Latino” with the London Serenata Orchestra and the composer as soloist has been released in May 2011 on the Champs Hill Records label.