• Tribute to Chopin
    Nohant Manor -- Garden Entry from "Chopin's Europe" courtesy MUZA, SA and Hanna Komarnicki
    16 Nohant Typical Berry Country Road - Nocturne in C Minor, 1847 [KK 1233-5] AG
    Nohant Window 2 [96]
  • Poppies over Burma
    Chopin Project Educational Outreach
    Chopin Nocturnes Op. 48 Title page
    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."
  • Chopin's Warsaw No. 2
    Photo from "Chopin's Europe" courtesy Hanna Komarnicki
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    Hexameron Image
    OP 9 No 2 Cover

Category Archive for 'Rafał Blechacz'

Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

Concert review: Young Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz dazzles
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA

A Bay Area reviewer isn’t quite ready to hand the Chopin crown to the hot young Polish pianist….


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Chopin Video of the Day: Neil Sedaka Plays Chopin, c. 1965

The crooner shows off his classical chops by playing the Fantaisie-Impromptu after stumping the panel on the game show I’ve Got A Secret…

Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:


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Chopin Video of the Day:

Woody Woodpecker: “Musical Moments from Chopin

Woody Woodpecker and Andy Panda give a piano performance for an audience of barnyard animals. Soundtrack is provided by the duo-piano team of (Thomas) Saidenberg & (Edward) Rebner

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Chopin News, Reviews & Previews:

Award-winning pianist to perform here
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada

Both a review (of a new DG CD) and a preview of the pending May 2 appearance in Vancouver by Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz..

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Chopin Bicentennial (Chopin2010) News:

The Polish Minister for Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski has unveiled the main line of activities of his ministry, including the Chopin Bicentenary….

Culture ministry reveal plans

Thenews.pl – Warsaw,Poland
The programme of the

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Chopin news & reviews:

Nosowska nominated for Polish ‘Grammy’
Thenews.pl – Warsaw,Poland
The nominees in the classical music categories include Rafał Blechacz, the winner of the 2005 Chopin International Competition (for a Deutsche Grammophon CD
See all stories on

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