• Fryderyk Chopin's initials embellish the gate at The Hermitage -- formerly the Museum of the Chopin Festival -- where, in the summer of 1826, the Chopin family came to the spa at Duszniki "to take the waters."
    Nohant Window 2 [96]
    03 Springtime at Nohant Manor Small
    OP 9 No 2 Cover
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    Nohant Manor -- Garden Entry from "Chopin's Europe" courtesy MUZA, SA and Hanna Komarnicki
    Hexameron Image
    Poppies over Burma
    Chopin Nocturnes Op. 48 Title page
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    16 Nohant Typical Berry Country Road - Nocturne in C Minor, 1847 [KK 1233-5] AG
    Tribute to Chopin
    Chopin's Warsaw No. 2
    Photo from "Chopin's Europe" courtesy Hanna Komarnicki
    Chopin Project Educational Outreach

Category Archive for 'Alexander Tharaud'

Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

New Recordings of Legendary Pianist
New York Times – United States

This Tuesday privately made recordings of the American pianist William Kapell’s last concerts will finally be available. Sony/BMG is releasing this two-disc set

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Dyngus Day to proclaim Polish pride
Buffalo News – NY, United States

Today we tip our hat to the venerable Chopin Singing Society, proud keepers of the Dyngus Day flame in Western New York…

For the clueless, Dyngus Day

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Chopin News, Previews, Rants, and Reviews:

Live: Lang Lang

Yesterday we brought you two views of Yundi Li; today it’s the “other” superstar Chinese pianist’s turn. Mark Swed of the LA Times is both impressed and appalled:

Tuesday night, he

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Chopin News, Reviews, & Previews:

CHOPIN: 24 Preludes, Op. 28; 3 Nouvelles Etudes; Prelude in A-flat
Audiophile Audition – USA

“Moravec–and now Tharaud–remind us how much of the Romantic keyboard rhetoric the Preludes subsume.”
Tharaud performs his recital

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