Piotr Anderszewski is regarded as one of the outstanding musicians of his generation. He appears regularly in recital at such concert halls as the Wiener Konzerthaus, Berliner Philharmonie, Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. His collaborations with orchestras have included appearances with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Berlin, the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. He has also placed special emphasis on directing from the keyboard, working with orchestras such as the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Camerata Salzburg.
In the 2018/19 season Piotr Anderszewski will appear with, among others, the Sinfonia Varsovia, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. He will also give recitals in Paris, Belgrade, Berlin, Prague, Lisbon, Budapest, Florence, Munich, Vienna, London, Warsaw, Amsterdam, Istanbul and a US recital tour. Gulbenkian Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will join him for his directing from the piano projects. In spring 2019 he will also resume the collaboration with the Belcea Quartet for a chamber music programme.
Piotr Anderszewski has been an exclusive artist with Warner Classics/Erato (previously Virgin Classics) since 2000. His first recording for the label was Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations, which went on to receive a number of prizes. He has also recorded Grammy-nominated discs of Bach’s Partitas 1, 3 and 6 and Szymanowski’s solo piano works, the latter also receiving a Gramophone Award in 2006. His recording devoted to works by Robert Schumann received the BBC Music Magazine’s Recording of the Year award in 2012. His disc of Bach’s English Suites nos. 1, 3 and 5, released in November 2014, went on to win both a Gramophone Award and an ECHO Klassik award in 2015. His most recent recording of two late Mozart concertos with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe was released in January 2018.
Recognised for the intensity and originality of his interpretations, Piotr Anderszewski has been a recipient of the Gilmore Artist Award, the Szymanowski Foundation Prize, and a Royal Philharmonic Society Award. He has also been the subject of several documentaries by the filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon. Piotr Anderszewski plays Diabelli Variations (2001) explores artist’s particular relationship with Beethoven’s iconic work. Unquiet Traveller (2008) is an unusual portrait, capturing Piotr Anderszewski’s reflections on music, performance and his Polish-Hungarian roots. In 2016 pianist got behind the camera himself to explore his relationship with his native Warsaw, creating a film entitled Je m’appelle Varsovie.