Born in Bytom, Polen
Member since 2022-01-01
Piotr Zimnik has been playing in the double bass section of the orchestra since January 2022. The Polish-born musician studied at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno and at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin, and was also a scholarship holder at the Karajan Academy.
He gained orchestral experience as a member of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and as assistant leader of the double bass section with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. A prize-winner of several international competitions, he has also worked with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, among others.