Aurel Dawidiuk, born in Hanover in 2000, is quickly establishing himself as one oft the most exciting and versatile musicians of his generation.

He is a guest at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, in Pierre Boulez Saal Berlin, in Sendesaal Bremen, at the Philharmonie Essen, in Konzerthaus Dortmund, in the Opéra national de Lorraine, in ORF Radiokulturhaus Vienna as well as in many important churches in Germany and in other European countries. 

He has worked with orchestras including Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Göttinger Symphonieorchester, Sinfonietta Köln, Eroica Berlin, Orchestre de l´Opera national de Lorraine and Orchestra da Camera del Trasimeno.

Aurel Dawidiuk has won numerous competitions for piano and organ. In 2015, he won first prize at the “International Klavierwettbewerb Jugend“ in Essen as well as a special award by the Carl Bechstein Foundation. In 2016, he received the first prize at the “Schumann Competition“ in Zwickau. This is followed by 1st prizes at “The London Organ Competition 2018“ and the “International Young Organist Competition Moscow 2019“. In the same year he won the renowned “TONALi19 Piano Competition“ in Hamburg and got also rewarded with the auditioners´-choice award, the Christoph-Eschenbach-Award as well as six other special awards. At the “Jugend musiziert“ Competition, he in total won seven times first prize on the federal level in different categories.

In August 2022 he won the "German Music Competition" (Deutscher Musikwettbewerb) in organ category, combined with the special prize of the Federal City of Bonn and an own CD production on the GENUIN label in co-production with Deutschlandfunk Kultur and the German Music Competition.

His most recent success is winning the "International Hans von Bülow Piano Competition" in the category "Conducting from the piano" in May 2023 in Meiningen, where he was also awarded the audience prize and two other special prizes.

He began his musical education early on when he was six years old playing the piano and the violin. For several years, he was an activ member of the ”Knabenchor Hannover”, the renowned boys’choir of Hanover. In 2014, he was admitted as a pre-student to Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media to the piano class of Roland Krüger. In the same year, he additionally began organ studies with Martin Sander at the Detmold University of Music. His further teachers and special mentors are Gabriele Leporatti, Ulrike Adler and Hatto Beyerle.

Since September 2020, he continues his studies at the Zurich University of the Arts in conducting with Johannes Schlaefli and piano with Till Fellner, as well as organ with Martin Sander at the Musik-Akademie Basel.

In 2021 he was admitted to the “Forum Dirigieren“ of the German Music Council (Deutscher Musikrat) – a promotion program for young conductors. He attended master classes e.g. with Paavo Järvi, Joana Mallwitz, Pierre-André Valade and has already conducted wellknown orchestras such as the Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Musikkollegium Winterthur and the Thessaloniki City Symphony Orchestra. 


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"An uncommonly fine poet with an enormous paw, not a pianist, not a harpsichordist or an organist, not a conductor or a composer, but somebody belonging to the category that we might term that of a universal musician through and through."

– this is how Rasmus van Rijn most recently described Aurel Dawidiuk on his debut CD.


Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Fantasia and Fugue on the Theme B-A-C-H

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Capriccio sopra la lontananza del fratello dilettissimo
In B-Flat Major BWV 992
Four Duets
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor BWV 906

Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Variations on the Motif „Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen“

ETERA Thesan, Release: autumn 2022
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CD is available on jpc, Apple Music and Spotify.




3 – 6 January 2023
Hradec Králové (CZ)
Conducting Masterclass with Christoph-Mathias Mueller
Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra
12 January 2023
Zurich (CH), Zurich University of the Arts 
Bachelor module examination (piano)
25 January 2023
Zurich (CH), Zurich University of the Arts
Concert of the Yvonne Lang Chardonnens Foundation
Together with Till Fellner
Works by Mozart, Schubert i.a.
27 January 2023
Zurich (CH), Zurich University of the Arts
Concert of the students of Till Fellner
31 January – 3 February 2023
Göttingen, Kulturzentrum
Conducting Masterclass with Johannes Schlaefli and Christoph-Mathias Mueller
Göttinger Symphonieorchester
8 – 12 February 2023
Berlin, Berliner Philharmonie
Assistance to Marie Jacquot
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Concert on 12 February 2023
22 February 2023
Hitzacker, St. Johanniskirche
Chamber concert – "Departure"
Jakow Pavlenko – violin
Aurel Dawidiuk – piano
Works by Bach, Lutosławski, Ysaÿe und Franck
23 – 26 February 2023
Basel, Music- and Cultural Center Don Bosco Basel
Conducting Masterclass with Johannes Schlaefli
Kammerorchester Basel
9 – 12 March 2023
Berlin, Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler
"Das Kritische Orchester"
Conductor: Lothar Strauß
20 – 23 March 2023
Ostrava (CZ)
Conducting Masterclass with Christoph-Mathias Mueller
Janáček Philharmonie Ostrava
11 – 13 April 2023
Basel, Stadtcasino Basel
CD recording on the Metzler-Klahre organ
GENUIN Label in co-production with Deutschlandfunk Kultur and the German Music Competition
14 April 2023
Hamburg, TONALi Saal
TONALi-Forum "The Unfinished"
Open conversation series
"Flying thoughts"
Moderation: Raliza Nikolov
Live and in the live stream on
22 April 2023
Zurich (CH), Zurich University of the Arts
Concert of the students of Till Fellner
6 May 2023
Dortmund, St. Reinoldi Kirche
13 – 18 May 2023
International Hans von Bülow Competition
Conducting from the piano Category
Festive awardees concert – "Finale Furioso"
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major op.15
Meininger Hofkapelle
11 June 2023, 5.00 pm
Warstein, Old Church
Summer concert in the Old Church
Duo recital
Jakow Pavlenko – violin
Aurel Dawidiuk – organ
Works by Bach, Rheinberger i.a.
22 June 2023, 7.30 pm
Munich, Schloss Nymphenburg
Larissa Cidlinsky – violin
Friederike Arnholdt – cello
Aurel Dawidiuk – piano
Works by Haydn, Dvorák, Turina and Debussy
9 July 2023, 8.00 pm
Hamburg, Great Hall of the Elbphilharmonie
"The Unfinished"
TONALi Orchestra
Conducting: Aurel Dawidiuk
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 7, D.759 "Unfinished"
13 July 2023, 6.00 pm
Hameln, Marktkirche St. Nicolai
"Organ music on Thursday"
Organ concert with works by Bach, Mozart and Boëllmann
21 July 2023, 12.00 pm (noon)
Neubrandenburg, Konzertkirche
Organ concert
Works by Bach, Mozart and Boëllmann
28 July 2023
Keitum (Sylt), St. Severin
Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben – Summer Concert
30 July – 17 August 2023
Gstaad (CH), Festival-Zelt Gstaad
Gstaad Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Jaap van Zweden, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, Johannes Schlaefli
29 August 2023
Completion of conducting at the 1st funding level
Göttinger Symphonieorchester
31 August 2023, 7.30 pm
Bonn, Bonner Münster
Isang Enders – cello
Adam Walker – flute
Aurel Dawidiuk – piano and organ
Vox Bona – Chamber Choir Kreuzkirche Bonn
Works by Crumb, Pärt, Henze i.a.
24 September 2023, 3.00 pm
Bonn, Collegium Leoninum
Duo recital
Anne Luisa Kramb – violin
Aurel Dawidiuk – piano
Works by Bach, Beethoven, Franck and Hindemith
19 October 2023, 7.00 pm
Berlin, Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonie
Gala concert for the double anniversary
20 October 2023, 7.30 pm
Rostock, Barocksaal
Piano recital with works by Bach, Liszt, Chopin and Wagner
22 October 2023, 11.30 am
Rostock, Universitätskirche Rostock
Organ matinee
B-A-C-H "Hommage à ..."
Works by Bach, Liszt, Mendelssohn and Szathmáry
26 November 2023, 11.00 am
Dresden, Kulturpalast Dresden
Chamber concert
Aurel Dawidiuk – piano & organ
Members of the Kurt Masur Academy
Members of the Dresdner Philharmonie
2 December 2023, 4.00 pm
Hamburg, Laeiszhalle small hall
Duo recital
Jakow Pavlenko – violin
Aurel Dawidiuk – piano
Works by Bach, Dubois and Franck


27 April 2024, 6.00 pm
Hannover, Marktkirche
Organ concert
Works by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Nishimura
5 May 2024, 11.00 am
Berlin, Berliner Philharmonie Great Hall
Organ matinee
Solo works for organ by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Nishimura
Paul Hindemith: Kammermusik no. 7 for organ and chamber orchestra op. 46 no. 2
Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker
Organ: Aurel Dawidiuk
Conductor: Christian Blex




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Photos: © 1–7 Irène Zandel, 8 and 9 Nils Ole Peters.


Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Aurel Dawidiuk, piano
Elim Chan, conductor
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto A minor op. 54
Sinfonietta Köln
Aurel Dawidiuk, organ
Cornelius Frowein, conductor
C. P. E. Bach: Concerto for organ and strings G major
Akira Nishimura (*1953)
Prelude “Vision in Flames“

Musikkollegium Winterthur
Public rehearsal
Robert Schumann: Overture op. 52
NDR Kultur à la carte EXTRA
Meininger Hofkapelle
Internationaler Hans-von-Bülow-Wettbewerb
„Dirigieren vom Klavier“, Preisträgerkonzert
Ludwig van Beethoven: Klavierkonzert Nr. 1 C-Dur op. 15





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