An awardee of numerous international competitions, Krzysztof Książek plays concerts in Poland and abroad. He began learning piano at the age of nine. Since 2005, he has trained with Stefan Wojtas, first at music secondary school, now as a student of Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz. He has won prizes in Polish and international competitions, including the Ludwik Stefański and Halina Czerny-Stefańska (Płock 2008), the Concurs International de Piano Ricard Viñes (Spain 2009), the Lviv International Chopin Piano Competition (Ukraine 2010), the ‘Città di Avezzano' Concorso Internazionale Pianistico (Italy 2011) and the Polish Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition (Warsaw 2011, 2015). He has taken part in the 67th Duszniki-Zdrój International Chopin Festival, the 18th ‘Silesia' International Festival for Young Prize-winners of Music Competitions, the 5th ‘August of Talents' Polish Promotional Festival and the 2nd Arthur Rubinstein Łódź Philharmonic Premia Festival. He has been awarded grants by the Sapere Auso Foundation, the President of the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Pro Musica Bona Foundation.
The project is part of the hundredth anniversary celebrations of regaining Polish independence within the frameworks of the Multi-annual Program „Niepodległa”.