Krzysztof Meisinger was born in 1984. In the opinion of many critics and music lovers from around the world, Krzysztof is one of the most fascinating and charismatic classical guitar players.
Krzysztof is one of the most fascinating and charismatic classical guitar players. Teachers and music authorities such as Aniello Desiderio (Italy) and Christopher Parkening (USA) have had immense influence on his artistic development. International critics used to compare his artistry with artists such as Piotr Anderszewski and Pepe Romero.
He has performed all over the world – from Tokyo to Los Angeles and Buenos Aires and in halls such as the Wiener Musikverein, Berliner Philharmonie, Wigmore Hall, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Ryutopia Concert Hall in Niigata, Tokyo International Forum, National Philharmonic Concert Hall in Warsaw, Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio in Warsaw, National Opera House in Warsaw, Theatre du Palais Royal in Paris, Raitt Recital Hall in Malibu, Grossmünster in Zurich, or Hatch Recital Hall in Rochester. His Berliner Philharmonie and Wiener Musikverein debut concerts in ended with long standing ovations. Krzysztof has performed at many festivals, e.g. the “Music in Old Krakow” Festival, the National Philharmonic Festival in Warsaw, the Usedomer Musikfestival, the Music Festival in Łańcut, the La Folle Journee de Varsovie, the “Toruń: Music and Architecture” Festival, the Polish Music Festival in Krakow, or the Music Competition Winners’ Festival in Bydgoszcz.
He has giving concerts with orchestras such as the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the PKF-Prague Philharmonia, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonietta Cracovia, the Philharmonia Quartet Berlin, the „Amadeus” Chamber Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in Warsaw, the „Leopoldinum” Chamber Orchestra and many others under the baton of Łukasz Borowicz, Agnieszka Duczmal, Jose Maria Florencio, Wojciech Michniewski, Krzysztof Urbański or Michał Klauza.
Krzysztof has been co-working with internationally acclaimed musicians such as Sumi Jo, Simone Kermes, Agnieszka Rehlis, Iwona Sobotka, Soyoung Yoon, Juanjo Mosalini or Daniel Stabrawa.
His recordings received many international awards and critical acclaim. Among his 12 albums are: recorded in famous Abbey Road Studio in London with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields (Melodia Sentimental), with Sumi Jo, PKF – Prague Philharmonia and Philharmonia Quartett Berlin (Meisinger), with Sinfonia Varsovia (Astor and Astor – live at the Opera) or album recorded with his own baroque orchestra „Poland baROCK” (Vivaldissimo). In May 2020 he signed an exclusive contract with Chandos Records.
His debiut album called „Elogio de la Guitarra” recorded for Chandos obtains stunning reviews and has been honored with the „Best of 2021” award by AllMusic. In May 2022, in the plebiscite of the British portal uDiscoverMusic, Krzysztof Meisinger has been recognized as one of the 20 greatest classical guitarists of all time.
Krzysztof Meisinger is the artistic director of the MEISINGER Music Festival – an annual music festival whose first edition took place in September 2017 in Szczecin. The artists who took part at the MMF were: Ivo Pogorelich, Mariza, Piotr Anderszewski, Simone Kermes, Janoska Ensemble, Daniel Stabrawa and L’Arpeggiata to name a few. Krzysztof Meisinger plays on the copy of Ignacio Fleta’s guitar created by Anders Sterner and the Knobloch strings.