CHOPIN 2010
  • 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 Chopin2010.pl 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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ZYGMUNT KRAUZE: CHOPIN IS A PART OF MY MUSICALITY
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

ZYGMUNT KRAUZE: CHOPIN IS A PART OF MY MUSICALITY

Read Zygmunt Krauze, distinguished composer and pianist, share his thoughts about Chopin, Chopin’s music and his own composing in the context of Chopin’s work.

... SO THAT IT’S CHOPIN AND JAZZ AT THE SAME TIME
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

... SO THAT IT’S CHOPIN AND JAZZ AT THE SAME TIME

A conversation with Andrzej Jagodziński, a pianist, composer and arranger; winner of the 1994 Mateusz Award of the Polish Radio’s Third Programme.

To enchant with the classics
22.02.2010
Category:  Interviews

To enchant with the classics

Read a conversation with René Martin, founder and artistic director of the Folle Journée de Nantes Festival:

We need Chopin
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

WE NEED CHOPIN

A conversation with Professor Andrzej Jasiński, chairman of the Jury of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.

SIMPLY CHOPIN!
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

SIMPLY CHOPIN!

Read a conversation with Poland's Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Bogdan Zdrojewski.

I’D EAT DINNER… AND BREAKFAST WITH CHOPIN
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

I’D EAT DINNER… AND BREAKFAST WITH CHOPIN

A conversation with Elżbieta Artysz, General Secretary of the International Federation of Chopin Societies.

Kuba Stankiewicz
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

KUBA STANKIEWICZ - CHOPIN SONGBOOK

“My idea was to treat Chopin’s songs in a similar way that jazz musicians have approached jazz standards. (...) I was wondering if this approach would “work” for 19th century material”.

CHOPIN ON 5 CONTINENTS
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

CHOPIN ON 5 CONTINENTS

Read a conversation with Maria Pomianowska, author of the project "Chopin on 5 Continents".

CHOPIN WAS POLISH BUT NOW HE BELONGS TO THE WHOLE WORLD
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

CHOPIN WAS POLISH BUT NOW HE BELONGS TO THE WHOLE WORLD

On Friday, 7th August 2009 the 64th International Chopin Festival starts in Duszniki-Zdrój, Poland. We have asked Piotr Paleczny, a renowed pianist, prize-winner of the International Piano Competition in Warsaw (1970) and the Festival’s artistic director since 1993, to tell us more on the details of this year’s edition.

SINFONIA IUVENTUS ABOUT THEIR CHOPIN YEAR DREAMS
5.01.2010
Category:  Interviews

SINFONIA IUVENTUS ABOUT THEIR CHOPIN YEAR DREAMS

The Sinfonia Iuventus is a very young orchestra, both in terms of its time of existence and the age of its musicians. How did it come into being and how were the candidates selected?