Krzysztof Chorzelski was born in Warsaw in 1971 and won the Wronski Solo Violin Competition in 1992 in the same city. He has recorded for Polish Radio and the BBC, and has performed as a concerto soloist and recitalist in Europe.
He plays with the Belcea Quartet and the Razumovsky Ensemble, and has played as guest violist with the Alban Berg Quartet. He is a frequent guest at various international music festivals.
He is also pursuing a conducting career. His recording of Ittai Shapira's Violin Concerto Concierto Latino with the London Serenata Orchestra and the composer as soloist was released in May 2011 on the Champs Hill Records label.
He teaches at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and also returns regularly to Warsaw to teach at the Chopin Academy and the Elsner Music School.
A selection of M&V articles about Krzysztof Chorzelski
Ensemble. A Touching Portrait - Shostakovich chamber music, heard by Mary Isaac
Ensemble. A Cross Section - Bill Newman comments on some recent concerts at London's Wigmore Hall
Ensemble. Wonderful Mozart - Bill Newman listens to the Razumovsky Ensemble