These two strong Polish musical personalities compliment each other extremely well and offer instrumental virtuosity coupled with spontaneity and excellent ensemble playing. The unusual combination of piano and guitar along with a well-selected repertoire is the basis for their exciting and diverse Program.
Their repertoire includes Baroque, Classic, Romantic and Modern compositions. With their own arrangements of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) and Alexander Tansman (1897-1986) the two musicians offer the concert going public a new musical dimension. Their performances are polished and their interpretations are lively, brilliant and beautiful in sound.
Klavitarre has given recitals in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, South Korea, Spain, Venezuela, and the USA.
Maciej Ziemski and Jolanta Ziemska were the creators and artistic directors of the International Guitar Festivals in Grotniki and Jarosław Poland and are now the organizers of the International Guitar Festival in Bremen, Germany, along with being the directors and founders of the private music school “ConTakte”, which is also located in Bremen.
As a Duo, Maciej Ziemski (guitar) and Jolanta Ziemska (Piano) have been performing together for fifteen years with both Artists graduating with honors from the Music Academy in Łódź, Poland. Jolanta studied with Prof. Tadeusz Chmielewski and Joanna Kaczmarska, whereas Maciej was a student of Professor Jerzy Nalepka. While studying their perspective instruments, they discovered their passion for playing as a duo as well as for each other.
- Classical Guitar