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Gratis zondagochtend concert door studenten van het Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Ditmaal met Zuzanna Skowrońska (viool), Carlos Marin Rayo (piano)

W. A. Mozart – Violin Concerto No. 4 (1st movement)
J. Sibelius – Violin concerto in d minor (1st movement)
O. Respighi – Notturno,
I. Albeniz – Granada and Asturias
Debussy – Violin Sonata in G minor
J. Massenet – “Thais” Meditation
N. Paganini – Cantabile.
The Bow Zuzanna is using is a lone from NMF Foundation.
They will introduce the pieces to the audience themselves.
I attach the photos and bios below. Could you please mention in the programme that the photo has been taken by Melle Meivogel and that the bow I’m using is on a lone from the NMF foundation.


Free Sunday morning concert by students of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. This time with Zuzanna Skowrońska (violin), Carlos Marin Rayo (piano)


Zuzanna (photo: Melle Meivogel) was born in Warsaw in 1998. She began to play the violin at the age of 7 at the Complex of State Music Schools in Warsaw in the class of prof. Marzena Bajkowska. Four years later she made her debut on the stage of The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music as a soloist and performed A. Vivaldi’s violin concerto in A minor Op. 3 No. 6. She continued her studies at the Complex of State Music Schools No. 4 in Warsaw with prof. Joanna Konopka. 

In 2015, she received a scholarship and the title of specialist violinist at Wells Cathedral School –  a renowned music school in Great Britain, where she studied with Bridget Kirkland-Wilson and Catherine Lord. She was a member of the Wells Virtuosi chamber orchestra, conducted by prof. 

Matthew Souter, with whom she performed at numerous concerts and toured the United 

Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland. In October 2021 she took part in an exchange project between Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Amsterdam Sinfonietta and performed in a series of concerts around The Netherlands with the orchestra under the artistic leadership of Anthony Marwood. 

Zuzanna took part in many violin masterclasses, studying under the supervision of artists such as: Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, Bartek Nizioł, Tomasz Tomaszewski, Janusz Wawrowski and Xiaoming Wang. In 2017, she began her bachelor studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in the class of Prof. Liviu Prunaru. Currently she continues her Master studies with Prof. Maria Milstein.

Since 2020 Zuzanna is a member of Verbier Festival Orchestra. The bow she uses is a Hill & Sons and it is kindly loaned by the NMF foundation. 



Carlos Marín Rayo is a Spanish pianist described by specialized press as a “rising talent” (Scherzo, José Antonio Cantón) and a musician of “powerful technic, refined musicality and surprising musical maturity” (Mundo Clásico, Roberto San Juan). He is currently studying under the guidance of Frank van de Laar at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Previously, his main mentors have been Mariana, Nino Kereselidze and Graham Jackson. He has often received advice from Joaquín Soriano and Noelia Fernández Rodiles. He also studies performance on historical keyboards with Olga Pashchenko.

At 11 he received the first prize at the Hazen-Arturo Soria Competition and has been since awarded in many occasions, amongst them, first prizes at the “Ciudad de Albacete – Jeunesses Musicales” (2016) competition, “Euterpe International Piano Competition” (2016) in Corato (Italy) and the “Marisa Montiel – Ciudad de Linares” competition (2018). He was awarded the 2nd prize, as well as the audience prize and several special prizes at the prestigious Young Pianist Foundation Competition in Amsterdam (2019). He won the 3rd prize in the YPF European Competition in Amsterdam (2022).

He recently performed together with legendary artist Maria Joao Pires in two concerts at the Belgais Center for the Arts. He has performed in some of Spain’s most important venues, such as Auditorio Nacional, Teatros del Canal and Fundación Juan March in Madrid, Palau de la Música in Valencia, Rafael Orozco Festival in Córdoba, Fundación Botín in Santander, Auditorio Miguel Delibes in Valladolid, Auditorio Ciudad de León, Festival de Segovia, Contemporary Music Festival of Tres Cantos, etc. Additionally, he has performed in major venues of countries like Portugal (Teatro Sao Carlos, Centro Cultural de Belem), The Netherlands (Muziekgebauw in Amsterdam and De Doelen in Rotterdam), Great Britain, Austria, Switezerland, Germany, Serbia, Italy, the United States, Australia, etc.

As a soloist, he has played concerti by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Beethoven, Mozart, Saint-Saens, Shostakovich, Stravinsky and more, with ensembles such as the Orquesta Ciudad de Almería, Conservatorium van Amsterdam Orchestra, Joven Orquesta de Córdoba (he was invited for the first concert of the orchestra), Camerata Eutherpe, Concerto Moderno, Joven Orquesta Leonesa, Joven Orquesta Mediterránea, under the baton of maestros like Michael Thomas, Jean-Bernard Pommier, Antony Hermus and Cesar Viana. He has recorded for TVE, RNE and many local networks.

He has also received ocassional lessons and seminars with maestros Enrico Pace, Ramón Coll, Eldar Nebolsin, Frank Wibbaut, Alexander Kandelaki, Claudio Martínez Mehner, Ana Guijarro, Joshua Edelman, Marta Zabaleta, Inocencio Javier Negrín, María Zisi and Bruno Vlahek.






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