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The International Chopin Festival
Commemorating the 200th Anniversary
of Fryderyk Chopin's Birth


December 14 - 18, 2010


Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 6:00 pm

Opening Reception

Gala Dinner with honorary guests and artists: Olga Kern, Kevin Kenner, Jerzy Stryjniak, Bohdan Boguszewski and Adam Makowicz


Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations

9 East 66th Street, New York City

Tickets: By invitation only. To request an invitation please contact the Chopin Society at 212.717.1231 or office@chopinsocietyny.org



Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 7:30 pm

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

1941 Broadway, NYC (on 65th St between Broadway & Amsterdam)

Tickets: $95, $75, $45

Tel. 212.671.4050


Program:

F. Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante E-flat major, Op. 22

Jerzy Stryjniak, piano

F. Chopin: Piano concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

Olga Kern, piano

F. Chopin: Piano concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21

Kevin Kenner, piano


Orchestra Academia of the Szczecin University under the direction of Maestro Bohdan Boguszewski

Hosted by Bruce Adolphe



Thursday, December 16, 2010, 7:30 pm

Yamaha Piano Salon

689 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, NYC (54th St between 5th & Madison)


Program:

F. Chopin: Selected Songs

Alicja Wegorzewska, mezzo-soprano; Artur Jaron, piano


F. Chopin: 4 Ballades

Kevin Kenner, piano



Friday, December 17, 2010, 7:30 pm

Weil Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

57th Street & Seventh Avenue, New York City

Tickets: $45, $25

Tel. 212.247.7800


Program:

Selection of Chopin's chamber music

Anna Organiszczak, Jerzy Stryjniak, Slawomir Wilk - piano; Patrycja Piekutowska, violin; Tomasz Szczesny, cello; Hanna Hozer, mezzo-soprano


Jazz arrangements of Chopin's pieces and original music

Adam Makowicz, piano

Orchestra Academia under the direction of Maestro Bohdan Boguszewski



Saturday, December 18, 2010, 6:00 pm

Consulate General of the Republic of Poland

233 Madison Avenue, New York City (at 37th Street)

Tickets: This is an invitation-only event. If you wish to attend please contact the Chopin Society at 212.717.1231 or office@chopinsocietyny.org


Program:

Champagne reception and buffet dinner closing the International Chopin Festival in New York, including performances by several Festival artists, plus 2010 CHOPIN, an exhibition of posters by Zbigniew Latala & Students from the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts at the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Cracow University College.


For more information, please click here.



The International Chopin Festival is presented by the Chopin Society of New York and is supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Marshal's Office of the West Region (Poland), The Mayor of Szczecin (Poland), and Yamaha. Additional support is provided by the Polish Cultural Institute in New York



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