„The magician of the keyboard”
Chris Schonfeld, Lausitzer Rundschau, Germany
„Intimate and enthralling”
John Bell Young, Music and Vision, USA
Ufniarz of Poland stole the show with her spectacular performances”
Patrick Meanor, International Piano Magazine, UK
Agnieszka Ufniarz, the Polish-French pianist and recipient of the First Prize at the Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Award in New York, has captivated audiences across Europe, North and South America, Asia, and the Middle East.
Prizes & Scholarships
Agnieszka has received numerous awards and scholarships. These include the Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Award in New York, where she was awarded the First Prize. She was also honored with the Baerenreiter Verlag Prize during the Young Concert Artists Auditions in Leipzig and received the Kellner Scholarship at the Verbier Festival Academy in Switzerland. Additionally, she has been a recipient of the Fryderyk Chopin Society in Warsaw Scholarship and the Fundacion Abeniz in Madrid Scholarship. Agnieszka Ufniarz has also been recognized with the Isman Family Prize in Honor of Ada & Michael Caspi and the Rina Menashe Scholarship Prize in Memory of Maya Cook at the Tel Hai Master Classes in Israel.
Furthermore, she has been a beneficiary of several governmental scholarships, including those from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland, the Government of the French Republic, and the Government of Israel.
Events & Charities
Agnieszka is dedicated to several charitable causes, using her talent to create a positive impact. She has performed at concerts in active support of initiatives such as The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity of Poland, which aims to improve healthcare for children; Imagine for Margo, an organisation focused on aiding children in their fight against cancer; Association Next Steps, which helps fund rehabilitation treatments for young individuals with spinal cord injuries. Furthermore, in collaboration with Association Le Coeur et la Plume, Agnieszka organised and performed with other artists at a special concert titled „Artists of Coye-la-Foret for Ukraine.” This concert was held as a gesture of solidarity and support for Ukrainian families who have been displaced in the Oise Department in France.
She also had the opportunity to perform at various private events, including the prestigious 175th anniversary Gala of Patek Philippe held in Paris. She has also been invited by Banco Santander, Caja Madrid, Invest Bank Poznan, Cottonfield, Prosegur Barcelona, Sacyr Vallehermoso, Relais et Chateaux, and Archi Congres Corse.
In addition Agnieszka attended several master classes by internationally renowned pianists and musicians:
Bruno Canino, David Dubal, Jacques Ghestem, Ralf Gothoni, Jean-Luc Menet, Andrzej Jasinski, Alicia de Larrocha, Vitaly Margulis, Victor Merzhanov, Pierre-Henri Xuereb, Jerome Rose, Andras Shiff, Jeffrey Swann And Jonathan Zak and Ensemble Alternance