The world premiere recording – Sergei Bortkiewicz – songs.

Lost, found, recorded, released. The greater part of Sergei Bortkiewicz‘s works was destroyed during bombing of Berlin in 1945. Fortunately recently discovered 3 song cycles of Sergei Bortkiewicz are now recorded and released for the first time in history. All of that was possible due to involevment of the great singer Krzysztof Szumański who became…

Krzyszof Szumański

CD album: “Sergei Bortkiewicz – song cycles“ Krzysztof Szumański is considered one of the most distinguished Polish baritones of his generation. In the current season he will appear as Nabucco in Verdi’s Nabucco, Escamillo in Carmen, Scarpia in Tosca and Stolnik in Halka by Stanislaw Moniuszko at the National Opera House in Warsaw – Teatr…

Bojana Dimković

CD album: “Sergei Bortkiewicz – song cycles” Bojana Dimković leads a versatile career as a concert pianist, harpsichordist and lecturer. She holds a position at the University of Niš Faculty of Arts’ Keyboard Department and is in great demand as a chamber music partner. Concert engagements include performances in the UK, Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Italy,…

Sergei Bortkiewicz

Sergei Bortkiewicz (1877-1952) was a pianist and composer born in Kharkov, today’s Ukraine, into a noble family. His father Edward Bortkiewicz was a landowner and his mother Zofia, née Uszyńska, was a pianist. In 1898, he began studying music theory and piano at the St. Petersburg Conservatory with Laidov and Karl van Arek. In 1900…