Marek Ruszczynski has given recitals across Europe, including at the Berlin Philharmonie, Wiener Musikverein, and at the Wigmore Hall and Barbican Centre in London
He worked with Marilyn Horne on The Song Continues programme at Carnegie Hall, New York and the Opéra de Bastille, Paris.
Ruszczynski received his formative musical education from Professor Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron in Gdansk. At age 19 he was awarded a prize from the Polish Ministry of Culture and Education for musical achievement, and a Gdansk and Brussels Rotary Club Prize for the best conservatoire graduate in northern Poland.
He was awarded the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Gold Medal Accompanist Prize in both 2009 and 2011. He won the Prix de Piano in the Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition 2012 in Paris. Marek is a Samling Artist, a Britten-Pears Young Artist, and an alumnus of Académie musicale de Villecroze where has since worked as an accompanist for Teresa Berganza.
Marek trained as a répétiteur at the National Opera Studio and is currently a member of the music staff at the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme of the Royal Opera House, London. He works as a vocal coach at the Royal Academy of Music and for the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation. He also runs his private coaching studio in Berlin, Vienna, New York and San Francisco and sits on the jury of the Manhattan Voice Competition. Performances in the 2020/21 season include a recital with Aleksandra Kurzak at Teatro all Scala and the production of King Roger by K.Szymanowski also at Teatro alla Scala in Milan.