CHECK WHERE YOU CAN LISTEN TO CHOPIN'S MUSIC IN WARSAW

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.

National Philharmonic, Holly Cross Church
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58th season of Chopin Concerts at the Royal Łazienki

Chopin Concerts held in Łazienki Park, have become an integral part of spring and summer in Warsaw. From 14th May till... SEE MORE

Chopin Concerts held in Łazienki Park, have become an integral part of spring and summer in Warsaw. From 14th May till 24th September, each Sunday, listeners will be treated to two concerts played by prominent pianists: the first one at 12.00 pm and another at 4.00 pm.

Warsaw, Fryderyk Chopin Monument in Łazienki Royal Park
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House of Music Daily Concerts

This is what you absolutely should do when visiting Poland. Located in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, where Frederic Chopin, one of... SEE MORE

This is what you absolutely should do when visiting Poland. Located in Poland’s capital, Warsaw, where Frederic Chopin, one of the greatest composers, lived for years, is the place you will easily find. Situated in the heart of the city’s business-tourist district, on your walk to Warsaw’s Old Town, the address is: 63 Nowy Świat Street.

While Warsaw is well known for its engaging history, the thing that especially requires your attention is Polish diverse and beautiful musical heritage. No tour of Poland’s capital is complete without listening to Chopin’s music live; and it is exactly the Warsaw House of Music that offers you this experience – two Chopin music concerts a day!

63 Nowy Świat Street, Warsaw
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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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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.

Chopin Salon, 14/6 Smolna Street
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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... 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.

Dean's Palace, the Old Town, Dziekania 1 street, Warsaw
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Chopin Evenings on Okólnik Street

Every summer Tuesday, masterpieces by Chopin and other composers are performed on the patio of the University of Music. Entry... SEE MORE

Every summer Tuesday, masterpieces by Chopin and other composers are performed on the patio of the University of Music. Entry to all concerts is free: everyone is welcome to come and listen to music interpreted by students and graduates of Polish music academies.

Free entry

Concerts are held on the patio or in the Concert Hall of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music.
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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 63rd concert... SEE MORE

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

It 63rd 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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Chopin’s Opera – Fryderyk at the National Theater

On 21 March at 6:00 PM at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw, the opening of a temporary exhibition entitled Chopin’s Opera... SEE MORE

On 21 March at 6:00 PM at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw, the opening of a temporary exhibition entitled Chopin’s Opera – Fryderyk at the National Theater will take place. The exhibition is devoted to the composer’s extraordinary passion  – opera. Chopin’s predilection for opera was born and developed in Warsaw, above all at the National Theater on plac Krasińskich.

Warsaw, Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina w Narodowym Instytucie Fryderyka Chopina, Okólnik 1 Street
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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.

Staszic Palace
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Young Talents at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum

The Young Talents at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum concert series serves the purpose of highlighting gifted pianists. On Thursday evenings,... SEE MORE

The Young Talents at the Fryderyk Chopin Museum concert series serves the purpose of highlighting gifted pianists. On Thursday evenings, young artists play in the Concert Hall of the Museum, presenting programmes that are never lacking in pieces by Fryderyk Chopin.

Fryderyk Chopin Museum
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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 at No. 2, Okólnik Street, Concert Hall (Sala Koncertowa).
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Chopin’s Birthday Concerts Festival

Chopin’s exact birth date remains doubtful to this day. Some sources quote February 22nd 1810, while others claim that the... SEE MORE

Chopin’s exact birth date remains doubtful to this day. Some sources quote February 22nd 1810, while others claim that the composer was born on March 1st. These contradictions have become an opportunity to celebrate the great composer’s birthday for a full eight days. This is how this Festival was conceived, with numerous recitals given in concert halls and restaurants and in the street. Classical music apart, folk, jazz, and music for children are performed as well.

Warsaw
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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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Fryderyk Chopin’s Birthday Concerts

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 Concert Studio of the Polish Radio. Most well-known performers of the great composer’s music are invited to join the programme.

Witold Lutosławski Polish Radio Concert Studio, Concert Hall (Sala Koncertowa) of the National Philharmonic
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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.

Organiser: The Fryderyk Chopin Society
Free entry

University of Music in Warsaw
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Qualifying rounds for the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

All pianists aspiring to take part in the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition have to make it through the difficult... SEE MORE

All pianists aspiring to take part in the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition have to make it through the difficult qualifying rounds. In 2015, 160 candidates from all around the world attended; all auditions are available online thanks to a mobile application.

Kameralna Hall of the National Philharmonic
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International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

Since 1927, the most gifted pianists have been coming to Warsaw from all over the world to attend the International... SEE MORE

Since 1927, the most gifted pianists have been coming to Warsaw from all over the world to attend the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. The prominent pianist and teacher Jerzy Żurawlew was the initiator and mastermind of this excellent event; his intention had been to use it to popularise the great composer’s music.

The competition enjoys continuous and vivid interest thanks to its prestige and the winners’ resulting world-class careers.


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