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Eurovision Young Musicians 2014 (Final)
Artist Bartosz Kołsut
Final piece "Concerto Classico" part I by Bronisław Kazimierz Przybylski
Semi final pieces
  • Praeludium and Fugue in h minor BWV 893 by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Near the Portrait of Niccolo Paganini by Volodymyr Runchak
  • Don Rhapsody part III by Vjatcheslav Siemionov
Country Poland
Broadcaster TVP | national website

Results

# Contest Participant Instrument Pieces Place
07 Eurovision Young Musicians 2014 (Final)
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Bartosz Kołsut Accordion "Concerto Classico" part I by Bronisław Kazimierz Przybylski -

About Bartosz Kołsut

Bartosz Kołsut was born in 1996 in Radom. He began his music career at the age of 7, playing the accordion at the Oskar Kolberg Colleges of Music, under the supervision of Mr Artur Miedziński, who remains his teacher.

He has been a laureate at numerous prestigious competitions and festivals. He was a finalist at the National Accordion Competition for Professional Musicians in Przemyśl, Poland, in 2013 and a laureate at the ninth 20th and 21st Century Music Competition for Young Musicians in Radziejowice, Poland, in 2012. He received many awards, inter alia:

- the First Award at the 45th and 47th International Accordion Competition in Klingenthal, Germany, in 2008 and 2010,
- the First Award at the 11th International Accordion Festival in Vienna, Austria, in 2011,
- the First Award at the 38th International Accordion Competition in Pula, Croatia, in 2013,
- the First Award and the Special Award for the Best Interpretation of the Compulsory Music Piece at the 7th International Accordion Competition in Poprad, Slovakia, in 2012,
- the First Award at the 22nd International Accordion Festival in Przemyśl, Poland, in 2013,
- the First Award at the Accordion Music Festival in Mława, Poland, in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013.

He has frequently participated in master classes conducted by outstanding world-famous musicians, such as Yuri Shishkin, Alexander Selivanov,Alexander Dmitriev, Frank Marocco, Jerzy Jurek, Klaudiusz Baran, Janusz Pater, Bogdan Dowlasz, Krzysztof Olczak, Jerzy Kaszuba, Marek Andrysek, Eneasz Kubit, , et al.

Bartosz Kołsut willingly enters contests and performs in chamber orchestras. He works in collaboration with Mr Łukasz Brzezina, an accordionist, Mr Tomasz Gieron, an accordionist, Mr Piotr Wysocki, a saxophonist, and Mrs Anna Włodarska-Szetela, a flautist.

He is a member of the Humi Accordion Band, who won the First Award at the World Music Festival in Innsbruck, Austria. His major chamber music achievements include the Second Award for the Best Student Chamber Orchestra at the 38th Medunarodni Susret Harmonikasa in Pula, Croatia, the First Award at the 17th International Accordion Contest in Sanok, Poland as well as the Grand Prix at the Artistic Education Centre Contest under the patronage of The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

Bartosz constantly cooperates with various institutions and composers, such as Deni Dekleva Radakovic, Przemysław Zych, Barbara Kaszuba.

He has been the triple winner of the scholarship awarded by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and a laureate of the Young Poland Scholarship Programme, designed for artists under the age of 35 with outstanding achievements in their fields, awarded by National Centre for Culture, whose financial help enabled him to purchase a professional instrument, Pigini Sirius Millenium. Since 2009 he has been the holder of the scholarship given by The Polish Children's Fund, an independent, non-governmental organization whose major objective is to help exceptionally gifted pupils and students develop their academic interests and artistic talents.