Peter Jablonski

Peter Jablonski är en firad svensk pianist och har erhållit internationell erkännande för sin mogna och nyskapande konstnärlighet. Under de senaste trettio åren har han förtrollat publik över hela världen. Efter att ha blivit upptäckt och kontrakterad av Decca redan som sjuttonåring har hans karriär präglats av

samarbeten med ansedda orkestrar och dirigenter som BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Andris Nelsons och Jukka-Pekka Saraste.

Jablonskis engagemang för samtida tonsättare syns i uruppföranden av nya verk, samarbeten med lysande namn som Witold Lutosławski och Arvo Pärt. Peter Jablonskis förvaltning av Karlskrona International Piano Festival understryker hans hängivenhet att upprätthålla det musikaliska arv som han värderar högt.

In English

Described by the Gramophone as "a pianist in full flower of his mature, imaginative artistry", Peter Jablonski is an award-winning internationally acclaimed Swedish artist. He is among the leading pianists of his generation, and during the last thirty years on international stages has performed with over150 orchestras, given over 2000 concerts, and has been on 30 tours of Japan. Discovered by Abbado and Ashkenazy and signed by Decca in his seventeenth year, he went on to perform, collaborate, and record with many of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors which include the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Or-chestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Kirov (now Mariinsky), La Scala Philharmonic, Tonhalle Zurich, Or-chestre Nationale de France, NHK Tokyo, DSO Berlin, Warsaw Philharmonic, Philadelphia, Los An-geles Philharmonic, and Cleveland Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Valery Gergiev, Andris Nelsons, Daniel Harding, Kurt Sanderling, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Riccardo Chailly, Daniele Gatti, and Myung-Whun Chung.

He appeared in concerts and recitals in famous venues around the world, which include the Royal Festival Hall and the Barbican in London, Philharmonie Berlin, Suntory Hall Tokyo, Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, Salle Pleyel Paris, Musikverein Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, among many others. He worked with composers Witold Lutosławski and Arvo Pärt, and had a number of works composed for, and dedicated to him, including Wojciech Kilar´s Piano Concerto, for which he won the Orpheus award for the world premiere performance at the Warsaw Autumn Festival. He remains a supporter of today’s composers and regularly gives world premieres of new works.

Jablonski´s extensive award-winning discography includes recordings he has made for Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Philips, Altara, and Octavia. He is now recording exclusively for Ondine. In December 2022, he was awarded the prestigious French Academy Charles Cros Award, Con-temporary Music, for his recording of piano music by Grażyna Bacewicz. Peter Jablonski is the recipient of the Litteris et Artibus medal for his services to culture, granted to him by the King of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf. He is also the winner of the prestigious prize Årets Svensk i Världen (International Swedish Personality of the Year), receiving it before ABBA and Astrid Lindgren. In May 2022 he was elected into the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

Peter Jablonski maintains a busy recording schedule, and his forthcoming Ondine releases include the second volume of the complete mazurkas by Chopin in 2023, and works by Ronald Stevenson in 2024. Peter Jablonski will begin his 23/24 season with the Bacewicz residency with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in September 2023. Other engagements include Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3, directed from keyboard, with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Bacewicz piano concer-to with Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, a tour of Japan, recitals in Sweden, UK, and his continu-ing stewardship of the Karlskrona International Piano Festival.