Roman Perucki

Graduated in 1985 from the Music Academy in Gdańsk in the organ class of prof. Leon Bator and up from 1985 is teaching there, now as the professor of the organ class. He also teaches in a secondary schools. He had continued his studies in master classes in Poland and abroad.

He is a chief organist in the cathedral in Gdańsk Oliwa and a counselor of the President of the Gdansk City in a band of organ. He is managing director of the Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra (with it’s new seat Gdansk’s Congress-Music Centre;, the President of Society „Musica Sacra” and Society of Friends of the Cathedral in Gdańsk Oliwa. He contributed to arise new instruments in Gdańsk and in it’s neighbourhood.

Prof. Roman Perucki is the manager of the oldest in Poland, the International Organ Music in the Cathedral in Oliwa and International J.P. Sweelinck Competition in Gdańsk, as well as other international organ-music cycles (in Gdańsk, Frombork, Jastarnia, Stegna, Rumia, Jastrzebia Gora and Zarnowiec). He is a member of the jury of International Organ Competitions in Kaltern (Italy), Opava (Czech Republik), Kaliningrad (Russia), Paris (France) and many organ competitions in Poland.

Till toady he has played many than 2000 organ concerts: solo recitals, as well as with accompany of chamber and symphonic orchestras, soloists and dou-concerts with his wife Maria Perucka (violinist). He performed in whole Europe, Russia, Japan, Canada, USA and Australia. Among other he played in the Notre Dame in Paris and in the Gent’s cathedral. He also leads master-classes in Poland, Portugal, Mexico, Russia and France.

He has recorded a lot of CD’s. He records for Polish TV and Polish Radio as well as for foreign phonographic producers. He was given the Culture Prize from Ministry of Culture, many prizes from the authorities of the Town Gdańsk and the highest Vatican’s distinction “Pro ecclesiae et pontifice”, and Order of St. Sylwestre which he appreciates the most.