Karol Mossakowski

Born in Poland in 1990 into a family of musicians, Karol Mossakowski started studying the piano and the organ with his father at the age of three. After high school, he entered the Poznań Music Academy, where he was a pupil of Elżbieta Karolak and Jarosław Tarnawski. In 2011 he entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris as a pupil of Olivier Latry and Michel Bouvard. Since 2013, he has also been a student of Thierry Escaich and Philippe Lefebvre in the conservatoire’s improvisation class, and a student of Fabien Waksman in the harmony class.

In Poland he won several national competitions, such as the 2010 Feliks Nowowiejski International Competition in Poznań. In may 2013, he won the 1st Prize of the famous Springtime International Competition in Prague. This success opened him the doors of festivals and orchestras in many countries : among them are Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and England.

In April 2014, he recorded Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Charles-Marie Widor masterpieces for the Czech National Radio. In 2012, he was the recipient of a scholarship from the french government. Later on, he received two scholarships from De Tarrazi and Meyer’s foundations.