Marcin Kozieł is a pianist, organist and singer. He graduated from the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. He currently lives and works and Vienna, where he studied song accompaniment at the University of Music and opera coaching at the Music Conservatory (2003-2008).
He works with cultural institutions including the Theater an der Wien and Wiener Kammeroper, where he gives piano concerts and singing lessons to soloists. Since March 2010, he has been leading vocal classes at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien.
He has accompanied many acclaimed Polish music stars including Andrzej Hiolski, Izabella Kłosińska, Anna Lubańska, Łucja Prus, Danuta Błażejczyk, Jerzy Połomski, Aneta Łastik, Agnieszka Fatyga and Hanka Bielicka and singers from abroad, such as Daniela Fally, Angelika Kirchschlager, Malin Hartelius and Matjaž Robavs.
He has also accompanied singers during vocal competitions in Nowy Sącz, Athens, Zwickau, Vienna, Warsaw and Bydgoszcz, winning numerous awards for best accompanist.
He works with singing instructors such as Prof. Helena Łazarska, Prof. Gerhard Kahry and Margreet Honing, accompanying them during vocal competitions in Salzburg, Melk, Kraków, Lubeck and Reykjavík.
He has provided instruction and music direction for projects including Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” (tour of Japan, 2006), Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortilèges” (Theater Akzent, Vienna, 2006), Menotti’s “The Maid and the Thief” (Osnabruck, 2006), Gluck’s “Iphigénie en Tauride” (Stadttheater Wien, 2007), Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus” (Y. Menuhin Festival, Gstaad, 2008, and Comödie Theater, Nuremburg, 2009), Henze’s “Der Prinz von Homburg” (Theater an der Wien, 2009), Strauss’s “Elektra” (Grand Theatre, Warsaw, 2010) and Wagner’s “Parsifal” (Poznań, 2013).
His latest productions are Strauss’s “Ariadne auf Naxos” and Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” at the National Philharmonic, and the world premiere of Anno Schreier’s opera “Hamlet” at the Theater an der Wien.