• Chopin Year Celebrations

    A Calendar of Events letting you know what, where and when is happening throughout the Chopin Year:

    • Events: concerts, exhibitions, shows and many others
    • Reports
    • Interviews
    • Kordegarda CHOPIN 2010
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  • Information Resource

    A wealth of information about Fryderyk Chopin’s life and work:  

    • Quizzes and interesting facts
    • Recommended recordings and publications
    • Educational resources  
    • Image bank  
    • Presentation of places connected Chopin  
    • Links to competent sources
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  • CHOPIN For Kids

    An inspiring guide helping children to enter the exciting word of Fryderyk Chopin’s music:

    • Interactive games and activities for the youngest ones
    • Tips and guidelines for parents
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  • Inter:Act

    Engaging social networking initiatives revolving around the Chopin Year.

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  • TV Programme

    An archive of past episodes of the show broadcast on TVP1 plus.

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  • Chopin 2010
    Celebrations Office

    A platform for exchanging information between institutions, journalists and organisers of jubilee events. Brings you official information about:

    • Past, present and planned activities of the Office
    • artProjects: mobile artistic projects
    • Chopin-themed tours
    • Chopin 2010 Press Office

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    • Log on to all six Chopin websites
    • Submit and then update events held as part of the Chopin Year
    • Create a personalised  list of events and print it out in a handy form  
    • Subscribe to a newsletter and take part in competitions with attractive prizes to win
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Wanda Wiłkomirska
Category:  Interviews

Citizen of the world

Interview with Wanda Wilkomiłska, Polish violinist famous worldwide, conducted at the ceremony of awarding “Chopin Passport” by Waldemar Dąbrowski.

Category:  Interviews

I am a living witness to the changes

An interview with Dang Thai Son, Juror of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition held in Warsaw.

Category:  Interviews


Interview with Kevin Kenner, member of the Jury of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition held in Warsaw.

Michael Lang
Category:  Interviews

The right chemistry

"We have come to Warsaw to look for new, young talents so we can work with them from the very beginning to develop their careers" – interview with Michael Lang, director of the Deutsche Grammophon.

Paweł Potoroczyn, phot. IAM
Category:  Interviews

Let’s build our global image

"I, CULTURE could potentially engage millions of internet users" – interview with Paweł Potoroczyn, director of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

The Fryderyk Chopin Museum
Category:  Interviews

The power of attraction

"The Fryderyk Chopin Museum is intended to be a place of inspiration" – interview with Knast, curator in the Fryderyk Chopin Museum.

Bella Davidovich
Category:  Interviews

It's about sound

"The piano is not a percussion instrument. It’s about sound and imagination" - interview with Bella Davidovich, a Juror in the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition held in Warsaw.

Professor Mieczysław Tomaszewski
Category:  Interviews

Chopin above all things

"Chopin was a Romantic idol, nonetheless standing on Classical ground, which served as an automatic medium for censure" – interview with professor Mieczysław Tomaszewski.

Category:  Interviews

I will never get bored with Chopin

Interview with Yulianna Avdeeva, the 1st prize winner in the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, made during the final auditions.

Philippe Entremont, phot. NIFC

the best competition I have ever seen

Interview with Philippe Entremont, Juror of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. The discussion took place during the stage 3 of the auditions.