» Prof. Adam Kostecki


Professor of violin at the Hanover Conservatory, born in Poland, is one of the students of David Oistrakh and Boris Bielenkij, and trained at the Moscow Conservatory (1967-1972). The further formative, violinistic and musical impulses Adam Kostecki got on the music courses of legendary violinists like Issac Stern, Henryk Szeryng, Nathan Milstein and Yehudi Menuhin.

After graduation, in 1972, Adam Kostecki moved to Germany, where he served for several years as 1st concertmaster in various top German orchestras.

At the same time he continued his concert activities, which he had already begun during his studies, as a soloist and chamber musician (among others with Rubinstein-Trio and Paganini-Duo).

From 1984-1989 Adam Kostecki served as Deputy Artistic Director of the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra and in 1990 he took over the direction of the Hanover Chamber Orchestra.
Concerts in Europe, South and North America, the Far East, numerous records, CD`s (his discography includes works of all musical epochs, on the labels such as Le Chant du Monde, Thorofon, Selene Records and Fox Records ).

Radio and television recordings (Telewizja Polska, Senado.Brazil, among others), as well as the excellent response from the press:

· “…captivating soloist of great skill…”
· “…A firework of virtuoso, effective violin playing…”
· ” … His interpretation made this concert an experience…”
· “…a violinist among the greatest, former students of David Oistrakh…”
· – underline his soloistic rank as a violinist.

The joint performances with the legendary Zakhar Bron have received predicates from the press such as:

“…Violin duo of the world elite impresses guests…”
“… a brilliant, a genius event….”

In the last 20 years Adam Kostecki has given numerous international master classes in Holland, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Brazil, USA, Korea and China ( Shanghai Conservatory), among others, and has served as a juror at national and international chamber music and violin competitions (Bonn, Lodz, Poznan, Hanover and most recently in Novossibirsk).

For 2010 the invitations to the competitions in Gorizia ( R. Lipizer ), Odessa ( D.Oistrakh ) and Novossibirsk have already been received.

In 2000 “Summer Music Academy” and “Springtime Malkocin” were established. The artistic direction of both festivals is in the hands of Adam Kostecki.

Since November 1, 2018, Adam Kostecki has served as president of the ZMS (Center for Language and Music) in Hanover.