Joanna Różewska is a Polish pianist, currently living in California. Her repertoire features Chopin alongside lesser known composers. Her great passion is discovering the folk music influences in the classical music.


She is is highly successful in many international competitions, for example:

  • laureate of the International Chopin Competition for the Youngest in Antonin (2002)
  • 1st prize at the all – Poland Chopin Competition for kids in Jelenia Góra (2002)
  • 1st prize at the International Bach Piano Competition in Gorzów Wielkopolski (2004)
  • 1st prize at the Śląsk Piano Competition in Zabrze (2005)
  • special prize at the International Paderewski Piano Competition as a recital in Paderewski’s manor in Kąśna Dolna (2007)
  • special prize for the youngest finalist at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Mariánské Lázně as a recital in Paris (2008)
  • laureate of all – Poland Festival Week of talents in Tarnów – Kąśna Dolna (2008)
  • 5th prize at the all – Poland Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2008)
  • Grand Prix at the National Piano Festival Chopin of the Young (2009)
  • participation at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (2010)
  • prizes at the International Piano Competition Münchner Klavierpodium der Jugend: Media-prize, Audience-prize, Award Virtuoso 2013, Award for the Fine piano tone, Hadé-Müller-Prize Munich for best rendition of a romantic piece, Vienna Young Pianists Prize, Wolfgang Faber-Prize for poetic interpretation (2013)
  • 2nd prize at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Mariánské Lázně (2013)
  • 1st prize ex aequo at the COOP Music Awards - Prize Antonio Bertolini in Milan (2014)


Joanna Różewska has performed:

  • in National Philharmonic in Warsaw
  • in Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing
  • in Kursaal in Stuttgart
  • in Philharmonical Center Gasteig in Munich
  • in City Hall in Stockholm
  • in National University of Art in Astana
  • in National Philharmonic in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova)
  • in Salle Cortot in Paris
  • in the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris
  • in Polish Library in Paris
  • in Concert Hall of the Chopin Association in Geneva
  • in Swiss Embassy in Warsaw
  • in Sweden Embassy in Warsaw
  • in Belweder Residence in Warsaw
  • in Royal Castle in Warsaw
  • with the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra
  • with the Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra
  • with the Lviv Virtuosos Chamber Orchestra
  • with the Łódź Philharmonic Orchestra
  • with the Dolnośląska Philharmonic Orchestra
  • with the Swiętokrzyska Philharmonic Orchestra
  • with the Concerto Avenna Orchestra
  • with the Camerata Quartet
  • with the Concertus Pro Arte Orchestra


She also gave special concerts in Chopin’s Museum in Warsaw for President of Poland, the Queen of Norway, the Prince of Wales, the Prime Minister of China.

Joanna Różewska worked with many outstanding pianists such as: L. Fleisher, A. Gavrilov, O. Maisenberg, G. Ohlsson, M. Raekallio, J. Rouvier, J. Swann or M. Voskresensky.

She received scholarships of the Ministry of Culture, the National Children Fund and the President of Siedlce. In 2012 she received the Young Poland scholarship for CD recording.

Joanna Różewska holds M.M from the F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Currently she is a postgraduate student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.