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Ryszard Bakst

concert pianist

Ryszard Bakst, Polish concert pianist. Member Association Polish Musicians SPAM (chairman Warsaw branch 1966-1968), Frederic Chopin Society (Warsaw), Lower Silesian Music Society (honorary).

Background

Bakst, Ryszard was born on April 4, 1926 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Abraham and Sophia Bakst.

Education

Master of Arts, Moscow State Conservatory, 1947.

Career

Concert pianist, worldwide. Recording artist, including records for radio archives various countries. Professor piano State High School of Music, Wroclaw, Poland, 1947-1950, State Advanced School of Music, Wroclaw, 1950-1953, Warsaw State Academy of Music, 1953-1968, Royal Manchester (England) College of Music (now Royal Northern College of Music), since 1969, Royal Academy of Music, London, since 1980.

Conductor master classes: China, 1955, Warsaw, 1966, 67, 68, summer master classes Duszniki Chopin Festival, 1977-1980. Prize winner 4th International Chopin Competition, 1949. Decorated Order of Polonia Restituta.

Membership

Member Association Polish Musicians SPAM (chairman Warsaw branch 1966-1968), Frederic Chopin Society (Warsaw), Lower Silesian Music Society (honorary).

Connections

Married Barbara, October 28, 1971. Children– Edward, Martha.

father:
Abraham Bakst

mother:
Sophia Bakst

spouse:
Barbara

children:
Edward Bakst

Martha Bakst