The pianist Piotr Sałajczyk appears as a soloist and a chamber musician. He graduated with honours from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, where he studied under Józef Stompel, and continued his studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg in the piano class of Pavel Giliov. Currently, he holds a post of assistant at his alma mater. In 2011, Dux released his début album of Beethoven’s Sonata, Op. 111 and Schubert’s Sonata, D.960. The CD was greeted enthusiastically by music critics and was awarded the Maestro Prize of the French magazine Pianiste and the Supersonic Award of Pizzicato magazine (Luxembourg). Piotr Sałajczyk devotes much attention to music of the 20th and 21st century. He has a significant number of first performances in his portfolio and has worked closely with Piotr Pławner, Urszula Kryger, Agata Zubel, the Apollon Musagète Quartet and the Silesian Quartet. He appears as a soloist with leading orchestras, including the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia Juventus. He has also taken part in many music festivals, including the Warsaw Autumn, Bejing Modern Music Festival in China, Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Budapest Spring and Musique et Neige in Switzerland.