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XVIII International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

Every five years since 1927, the greatest piano talents from around the world have come to Warsaw to compete in... SEE MORE

Every five years since 1927, the greatest piano talents from around the world have come to Warsaw to compete in the Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition. It is the most important music event in Poland and one of the most important music events in the world. The prestige of the competition and the global careers of the winners mean that the competition enjoys unflagging interest.
In addition to the huge role it plays in spreading the popularity of Chopin’s music, the competition uncovers the most talented pianists and sends them on their way to glittering international careers.
The competition is accompanied by numerous events – concerts, panel discussions and meetings, as well as exhibitions, and the entire event is covered on radio and TV, streamed and can be watched on social media and on a dedicated app.
The jury of the 18th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition will be made up of outstanding artists, authorities on music and excellent teachers. They will choose winners who will go on to create the shape of the music world for decades to come.

Warsaw Philharmonic
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CHOPIN POINT – DAILY CONCERTS

Everyday Chopin concerts in a unique place on the Chopin’s route in the heart of Warsaw. Here the composer used... SEE MORE

Everyday Chopin concerts in a unique place on the Chopin’s route in the heart of Warsaw. Here the composer used to play at the age of 13. Extremely cozy atmosphere, inspired by the salons in which he gave recitals, promotes relaxation and expand knowledge about the composer. In addition to the music, performed by the outstanding pianists, guests are welcomed with a traditional Polish drink. During the day venue is a quiet coffee house with Chopin’s specialties.

 

62 Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street
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Chopin concerts in “Nowy Świat Muzyki” (New Word of Music)

Nowy Świat Muzyki is a unique place on the map of Warsaw. Here the Chopin Concerts take place every  single... SEE MORE

Nowy Świat Muzyki is a unique place on the map of Warsaw. Here the Chopin Concerts take place every  single day of the year. Each day the performances are given by different talented pianists, which gives you the opportunity to listen to various interpretations of Chopin’s pieces.

63 Nowy Świat Street
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Time for Chopin – everyday recitals

Enjoy Chopin’s music and outstanding pianists’ performances in Warsaw’s Old Town and near Krakowskie Przedmieście Street. Daily concerts take place... SEE MORE

Enjoy Chopin’s music and outstanding pianists’ performances in Warsaw’s Old Town and near Krakowskie Przedmieście Street. Daily concerts take place in the Stara Galeria ZPAF located a stone’s throw from the Royal Castle. This charming neighborhood wasn’t chosen by accident – two centuries ago Fryderyk Chopin himself strolled through these cobbled streets.

The interior of the Gallery has not only become a scene for musical performances but also hosts great exhibitions from Polish and international photographers.

8 Zamkowy Square
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Chopin live concerts in Warsaw Archdiocese Museum

The concerts are given daily by professional pianists, virtuosos, who have performed in many countries around the world. The acoustics of... SEE MORE

The concerts are given daily by professional pianists, virtuosos, who have performed in many countries around the world. The acoustics of the concert hall is excellent, which makes listening of the recital comfortable.

the Old Town, Dziekania 1 street
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Chopin Salon-Daily piano concerts

The Chopin Salon on Smolna Street is a venue where concerts of music by Poland’s greatest composer are given daily.... SEE MORE

The Chopin Salon on Smolna Street is a venue where concerts of music by Poland’s greatest composer are given daily.

In this cosy salon located in the very heart of Warsaw, guests listen to music by Fryderyk Chopin while enjoying a glass of wine and an excellent cake. Performers include gifted world-class artists playing a Steinway & Sons grand piano.

14 Smolna Street
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Piano recitals in the Fryderyk Chopin Museum

From 8 February until the end of July 2020, every Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. the 30-minute piano... SEE MORE

From 8 February until the end of July 2020, every Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. the 30-minute piano recitals will be taking place as a part of the new cycle: ‘Piano recitals in the Fryderyk Chopin Museum’. The Chopin’s works will be presented by the pianists who are the graduates of the schools and academies of music and prizewinners of the Chopin competitions.
The entrance for the concert is included in the ticket to the permanent exhibition at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw.

Contact:
Weronika Florencio
phone: (22) 44 16 164
mobile: +48 695 489 491
e-mail: wflorencio@nifc.pl

Fryderyk Chopin Museum
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Concert of winners of the 50th Fryderyk Chopin Polish National Piano Competition

The Fryderyk Chopin Polish National Piano Competition is one of the oldest national music competitions in which the most talented... SEE MORE

The Fryderyk Chopin Polish National Piano Competition is one of the oldest national music competitions in which the most talented young Polish pianists take part. Past winners include the world-famous pianists: Janusz Olejniczak, Krystian Zimerman and Rafał Blechacz.

The competition programme includes only works of Fryderyk Chopin; the first two stages are solo recitals. In the final, the pianists will perform a selected piano concerto with the accompaniment of the National Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marek Pijarowski.

The jury for the 50th competition will include outstanding pianists and teachers: Janusz Olejniczak, Piotr Paleczny, Ewa Pobłocka, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń (Chairwoman), Marta Sosińska, Wojciech Świtała, Waldemar Wojtal and Paweł Zawadzki.


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Chopin Night – a festival of music and poetry

Piano recitals interspersed with poems by authors who have won prizes at the National Chopin Poetry Competition will take place... SEE MORE

Piano recitals interspersed with poems by authors who have won prizes at the National Chopin Poetry Competition will take place on five stages at the same time. All poems will be accompanied by the Norwid Chopin Piano in the interpretation of Olgierd Łukaszewicz. The concert will feature: Karol Radziwonowicz, Peter Jablonski, Zbigniew Raubo and Ewa Leszczyńska. The event will start at 18:00 in the Holy Cross Basilica. Other recitals will be held at the Visitation Church, Nowy Świat Muzyki, Staszic Palace and the Jabłkowski Brothers Department Store.

Free entrance.

63 Nowy Świat Street
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Chopin’s Birthday Concerts

Doubt over exactly when Chopin was born means that we can celebrate the birthday of the great composer for 8... SEE MORE

Doubt over exactly when Chopin was born means that we can celebrate the birthday of the great composer for 8 days in normal years, and this year – for as many as 9 days.
The discrepancy over Chopin’s birth has given rise to one of the most interesting independent festivals in Warsaw, which includes not only concerts with classical and jazz music but also dances as well as fashion and cooking events. The concert will feature: Lidia Grychtołówna, Marek Bracha, Karolina Nadolska, Włodek Pawlik, Maria Marquez Torres and Jarosław Boberek and Herman Pellbäck. And also candidates for this year’s Chopin Competition: Adam Mikołaj Goździewski, Anna Hajduk-Rynkowicz, Toshiki Ishii and Dominik Stępiński. A Chopin after-party will take place after the concerts every day at 20:30.
Free admission to all events.

63 Nowy Świat Street
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Concert on the 210th anniversary of the birth of Fryderyk Chopin

March 1st was the day when Fryderyk Chopin celebrated his birthday with family and friends. Fryderyk Chopin’s Birthday Concerts are... SEE MORE

March 1st was the day when Fryderyk Chopin celebrated his birthday with family and friends. Fryderyk Chopin’s Birthday Concerts are held on this day at the National Philharmonic and the Żelazowa Wola. Most well-known performers of the great composer’s music are invited to join the programme.

This year’s extraordinary chamber concert at the National Philharmonic features:

Alena Baeva – violin
Piotr Szumieł – viola
Alexander Rudin – cello
Vadym Kholodenko – piano

Programme:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano quartet in G minor KV 478
Fryderyk Chopin: Trio in G minor op. 8
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano trio in B flat major op. 97 “Archduke”

Żelazowa Wola, Concert Hall (Sala Koncertowa) of the National Philharmonic
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Chopin Concerts in Łazienki Royal Park

For more than 50 years, Chopin Concerts have been held at the foot of the Fryderyk Chopin Monument in the... SEE MORE

For more than 50 years, Chopin Concerts have been held at the foot of the Fryderyk Chopin Monument in the Łazienki Royal Park. Eminent pianists perform every Sunday from mid-May until the end of September, at noon and 4 pm. Hugely popular with Warsaw residents and tourists alike, they are a unique opportunity to listen to classical music while sitting on a blanket in the shade of a tree.

Łazienki Royal Park
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Chopin recitals in Żelazowa Wola

A unique opportunity to listen to Frydery Chopin's compositions in an intimate surroundings and an unusual atmosphere. It 65th concert... SEE MORE

A unique opportunity to listen to Frydery Chopin’s compositions in an intimate surroundings and an unusual atmosphere.

It 65th concert season in the composer’s birth place in Zelazowa Wola; music will be played mostly by the winners and participants of the international Chopin piano competitions. Concerts are held outdoors – each artist plays in the annexe, and the audience has the opportunity to listen to music in the park.

Recitals are held every Sunday from May to September at 12 PM and 3 PM.

Żelazowa Wola
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International Music Floralia – Music in Flowers Festival

There are few places as charming as the Botanical Garden of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Powsin. Colourful azaleas,... SEE MORE

There are few places as charming as the Botanical Garden of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Powsin. Colourful azaleas, fragrant roses, the shade of old oak trees in secluded alleys and alluring bridges all unite in a magnificent setting for Chopin’s music.

Concerts are held every Sunday on the terrace of the historical Fangor Palace.

Botanical Garden – Centre for Biological Diversity Conservation of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw – Powsin
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Chopin to Górecki

Australia, Indonesia, Kuwait, and Israel: fans of Chopin’s music can be found in all parts of the world, near and... SEE MORE

Australia, Indonesia, Kuwait, and Israel: fans of Chopin’s music can be found in all parts of the world, near and far! Every year, several dozen arrive in Warsaw to join the Chopin to Górecki courses and festival. For more than ten summer days, young piano students learn from renowned masters. Audiences can admire the effects of their hard work at free performances.

Free entry.

Fryderyk Chopin University of Music
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Summer Concerts in Brochów

In this Basilica dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and Staint Roch on April 23, 1810, Fryderyk Chopin was baptized.... SEE MORE

In this Basilica dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and Staint Roch on April 23, 1810, Fryderyk Chopin was baptized. In the beautifully restored temple, every Sunday in July and August after the main mass, the Fryderyk Chopin Society organizes Chopin recitals during which one can hear performances by outstanding Polish pianists.

Brochów, Saint John the Baptist and Staint Roch Basilica
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Chopin and His Europe International Music Festival

The International Chopin and His Europe Music Festival is an unquestioned treat for classical and contemporary music lovers. The festival... SEE MORE

The International Chopin and His Europe Music Festival is an unquestioned treat for classical and contemporary music lovers. The festival has been organised in Warsaw by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute since 2005, with a different theme being selected as the motif for each edition. The event is attended by distinguished Polish and international artists.

Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, National Philharmonic, Concert Studio of Polish Radio
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Qualifying rounds for the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

Those who want to take part in the Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition have to go through a difficult qualification... SEE MORE

Those who want to take part in the Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition have to go through a difficult qualification stage. This year around 160 candidates from all over the world will come to Warsaw – selected from among 500 candidates. Pianists from 53 countries, including from China (over 100), Japan (over 90) and Poland (over 60) applied to take part in the competition.
During the qualifying auditions, 80 pianists will be selected to play in the competition in October.

National Philharmonic
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Concert series: Chopin – Musical Salon at the Staszic Palace

All fans of good music performed in stylish interiors should make a note of the last Monday of every month... SEE MORE

All fans of good music performed in stylish interiors should make a note of the last Monday of every month (September through June) in their diaries to attend concerts at the Staszic Palace. Prominent artists perform pieces by Chopin and other renowned artists in the Mirror Room of the historic palace.

Nowy Świat 72 Street
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Concerts commemorating the anniversary of Chopin’s death

Every year on October 17th, on the anniversary of Chopin’s death, concerts are held, their programme a reference to the... SEE MORE

Every year on October 17th, on the anniversary of Chopin’s death, concerts are held, their programme a reference to the composer’s funeral ceremony. According to his wish, Mozart’s Requiem was played. Each year, the piece is played at the Basilica of the Holy Cross, the place where the composer’s heart is kept.

the Basilica of the Holy Cross
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International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Amateurs

Professionals are not the only ones entitled to compete for mastery in interpreting Chopin’s compositions. Since 2009, the International Fryderyk... SEE MORE

Professionals are not the only ones entitled to compete for mastery in interpreting Chopin’s compositions. Since 2009, the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Amateurs has been organised every three years. Organisers and critics are unanimous in their opinion that the participants are all highly skilled pianists, the term “amateur” merely denoting that music is not their professional career and source of income.

Free entry

University of Music in Warsaw
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International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments

This is an  event of extraordinary character. The Competition participants will be pianists from all over the world. They will... SEE MORE

This is an  event of extraordinary character. The Competition participants will be pianists from all over the world. They will have at their disposal period pianos from the collections of The Fryderyk Chopin Institute (Erards from 1838, 1849 and 1858; Pleyels from 1846 and 1854; and a Broadwood from 1843), originals and copies of period instruments.


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