Most effective of all was Jarosław Augustyniak, whose bassoon depiction of the beggar at the outset of the second movement was beautifully inflected and cheekily pointed.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/ Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade, BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
Paul Corfield Godfrey (Seen and Heard International 24.1.2018)
High commendations in particular go to principal bassoonist, Jarosław Augustyniak, who was splendid in the various solos he had throughout the programme; he is an inspiring talent, both in his spectacularly warm sound and his polished technical ability.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Jac van Steen, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London
Georgina Hastings (Bachtrack July 27, 2013)
Next the Basque Symphony Orchestra wanted to pay court to one of their outstanding musicians, the bassoonist Jarosław Augustyniak, who chose to perform the “Andante and Rondo a la húngara, op.35” of Carl Maria von Weber. Jarosław Augustyniak displayed resonance and aptitude more than sufficient for his admirable interpretation of the Weber piece, and he was enthusiastically applauded by the audience along with his orchestra colleagues
Diario ABC (Madrid 31.05.1997)