He studied music with Ludmila Kasjanenko at the Arthur Rubinstein Music School in Bydgoszcz and Solomon Mikowsky at New York’s Manhattan School of Music (2011), as well as Jerzy Sulikowski and Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń at the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, and at masterclasses taught by Paul Badura-Skoda, Gary Graffman, Ivan Moravec, Lang Lang, Dina Joffe, and others. In 2007–2011 he received the Harold and Helen Schonberg scholarship.

Kośmieja has won first prizes in New York’s Mieczysław Münz Piano Competition (2009), Columbia University’s Chopin Piano Competition (2010), and Prague’s Josef Suk International Piano Competition (2013).

The artist has given performances in Europe, the United States, Canada, Japan, and China, among others during such festivals as the Warsaw Autumn, Beijing Modern, Shenzhen Belt & Road, Craiova Muzicală, Gilmore Piano Festival in Kalamazoo, Musica Electronica Nova in Wrocław, and the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium.

Kośmieja focuses in particular on performing contemporary, multimedia, and experimental music. He plays in a piano duo with Jenny Q Chai, and with Stefan Węgłowski in a duo combining piano sound with electronics. With jazz pianist Christian Sands, he created the project 3xPiano, which fuses elements of classical, jazz, and electronic music.

In 2016, he released an album with complete works for piano solo by Kazimierz Serocki (DUX), and in 2021 the album Tribute to Gulda (Warner Classics), with works by Beethoven and Friedrich Gulda.
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