Kazimierz Olechowski
Professional biography of Kazimierz Olechowski
Kazimierz Olechowski

Kazimierz Olechowski was born in december 1961 in Radkow (Poland).

He began his violin studies at the age of six and pursued in Cracovie with Antoni Cofalik.

Then, he entered at Varsovie High Conservatory in Zenon Brezewski class where he obtained his Diploma with felicitations in 1984.

He improved his art with such famous violinists as Renato De Barbieri, Wolfgang Marschner, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Ruggiero Ricci and Zahar Bron.

Kazimierz Olechowski is performing as a soloist in more than 12 countries.

He is also invited to play as a soloist with Polish symphonic orchestras with whom he recorded for Polish Radio and TV channels.

He obtained in 1980 First Prizes in both National competitions in Poland; Young violinists of Elbag and Chamber-music of Kalisz before winning numerous International Competitions; L. Spohr in 1982, N. Paganini in 1983, R. Lipizer in 1986, L. Mozart in 1987, J.S.Bach in Leipzig in 1988, Palm Beach in United States in 1989 and he obtained in 1990, the Grand Prize and the Gold Metal Prize at the International Competition for Young Soloists in Bordeaux.

Kazimierz Olechowski has been invited to play as a soloist with numerous orchestras ; « Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France » (Paris), Deutsche Symphony Orchestra (Berlin), Berkelay Symphony Orchestra (US), « Orchestre National de Montpellier », « Orchestre National de Toulon », « Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal » (Canada), Bayerische Staatsoper, Münchner Rundfunkorchester.

He is Violin supersolo at Lyon National Opera and he is Professor assistant at Lyon CNSMD - Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique.