Rostislaw Wygranienko

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Rostislaw Wygranienko (born 1978 in Simferopol, Ukraine) is a Polish concert organist, pianist and musicologist of Ukrainian origin. In 2003 he graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy, Warsaw (Master of Arts with "excellent degree" diploma), where he studied with Joachim Grubich. Also he took part in lessons and masterclasses with Edith Picht-Axenfeld, Johannes Geffert, Edgar Krapp, Bernhard Haas, Christopher Stembridge, Jon Laukvik, Martin Haselböck, Olivier Latry and others.

Prizes and awards[edit]

He won first prizes at the following competitions:

  • 2002: Rumia[citation needed]
  • 2003: St-Maurice ("Prix de l’Etat du Valais") [1]
  • 2005: Feliks Nowowiejski Competition in Poznań [2]

Music activity[edit]

Concert activity in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, Poland, Belarus and Ukraine. He was a member of the Jury for the 19th Organ Conversatorium (Early Polish Organ Music Competition) in Legnica, Poland [3] and for the 5th International Organ Competition in Saint-Maurice, Switzerland.[4]

Rostislaw Wygranienko is specializing in early and romantic organ music of Poland. He recorded (as World Premiere Recording) the Complete Works by Adam of Wągrowiec, as well as complete Warsaw Organ Tablature (ca. 1680), Dumka by Feliks Nowowiejski and contemporary Polish music. Among his other recordings there are Nowowiejski's Organ symphonies as well as music by Petrus de Drusina, Piotr Żelechowski and others.



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