• 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  
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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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Evgeni Bozhanov, fot. NIFC
Category:  Events, News

Stage 2 Results

On the 13th of October, shortly before midnight the Jury announced results of the vote and the names of 20 pianists who succeeded to the Stage 3 of the Chopin Competition in Warsaw. The third round of auditions starts already at 10.00.


Category:  Events, News

Chopin in Brussels

On the 23rd of October, at 17.00 in Brussels' Centre Armillaire and Centre Culturel de Jette, concert „Chopin and Liszt. Women of the world.” will take place.

Leonora Armellini
Category:  News, Events

"Participants of the Chopin's Competition at the Grochowska Street"

The above-mentioned name was given to a cycle of Chopin recitals taking place between 8th and 16th of October in Sinfonia Varsovia Centrum in Warsaw.

Delfina Potocka, painting from the exhibition "Chopin – Iconosphere of Romanticism"
Category:  News, Events

New Competition in the National Museum in Warsaw

On the 11th of October, in the framework of the exhibition "Chopin – Iconosphere of Romanticism”, the National Museum in Warsaw announced a competition for the best film recorded by a mobile phone.

Orchestre des Champs-Élysées
Category:  News, Events

Chopin's death anniversary – concerts: 17 and 18 October, 2010

During the break between the 3rd stage and the final of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition two special concerts will take place to celebrate the 161st anniversary of Chopin's death.

Category:  News, Events
Tags: ,Competition ,Institut National Frédéric Chopin

Recordings from the Chopin's Competition Auditions in the Internet

The Polish Fryderyk Chopin Institute on their website runs "Competition Chronicle” from the auditions of the participants of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition.

professor Theodor Kanitzer
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Gala meeting of the Federation of Chopin's Societies

At the meeting of the International Federation of Chopin's Societies, people whose activity related to spreading the composer's music contributed significantly for Polish culture were honoured with distinctions.

J. Duda-Gracz, Lubniewice. Ballade in G minor op. 23
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"Duda-Gracz for Chopin" Silesian Museum

On the 6th of October, the Silesian Museum in Katowice opened a new exhibition. It features paintings of a deceased, brilliant Polish painter Jerzy Duda-Gracz.

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Chopin in the Collège des Bernardins

On the 27th of October, in the Collège des Bernardins in Paris an evening to celebrate Artur Rubinstein will take place.

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On the 9th of October, the Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina in Warsaw will present Viennese graphic art by talented Polish artist working under the pseudonym Peperski.