Edyta Lajdorf was born in Poland. She has graduated with a Master of Music and a Master of Performance degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. As a scholar she's studied piano with prof. Paul Roberts and prof. Martin Roscoe, and harpsichord with prof. Carole Cerasi. Edyta has completed her Bachelor Degree at the Royal College of Music in London, where she was under the tutelage of prof. Gordon Fergus – Thompson for piano and prof. Jane Chapman for harpsichord.
Edyta has received the Donemus prize in the Prix Annelie de Man in Amsterdam in the Netherlands (2015), second prize in the Valetta International Piano Competition in Malta (2014), been the finalist of the 1st International Piano Competition ‘Performance without limits’ in Lodz in Poland (2013), won the WISE Foundation’s Outstanding Artist award in Boston in the United States (2012), received second prize in the I. J. Paderewski VIII National Piano Competition in Piotrkow Trybunalski in Poland (2011) and second prize in the J.S.Bach XX International Piano Competition in Gorzow Wielkopolski in Poland (2011). In the International Piano Competition in Usti upon Laben in the Czech Republic she received third (2006) and second (2007) prize, and a prize for her interpretation of Beethoven (2007).
Edyta has performed concerts internationally in the Czech Republic, United States, Netherlands, Malta and Poland and in the United Kingdom at venues such as Royal Albert Hall, Elgar Room, Huddersfield Town Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Regent Hall, Savile Club, Victoria and Albert Museum, Milton Court, Bridgewater Hall Regent Hall, Savile Club, the Royal College of Music, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland, St Mary Abbots Parish Church, Bush Hall and Toynbee Hall. In addition to her solo performances she has played with orchestras, string quartets and choirs.
Edyta has attended many music workshops and masterclasses which gave her the opportunity to work with professors from all over the world (G. Isphording, V. Rosenbaum, A. Korsantia, J. Stanford, A. Wodnicki, J. Banowetz, M. McLachlan, A. Barutti, P. Slavik, V. Nossina, R. Fric).
Edyta is supported by the Henry Wood Trust, the Leverhulme Trust and WISE Foundation.
For more information about Edyta, please visit www.lajdorf.com