in partnership with
the Polish Cultural Institute in New York
CHOPIN MASTER CLASSES WITH PIOTR PALECZNY
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The master class is free and open to the public
Yamaha Artist Services
689 Fifth Ave at 54th Street
3rd Floor Piano Salon, New York, NY
Hours: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM and 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Distinguished Polish pianist Piotr Paleczny is offering two Chopin master classes at the Yamaha Artist Services on Wednesday, May 26. Winner of 3rd prize in the VIII International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition and recipient of the Award of the Fryderyk Chopin Society for best interpretation of a polonaise, along with many other prestigious honors and awards, Prof. Paleczny is internationally recognized as an expert on Chopin performance.
Piotr Paleczny has taught master classes for pianists in Bordeaux, Amsterdam, Paris, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Mexico City, Tokyo, Lugano, and Warsaw, and has sat on international piano competition juries in Warsaw, Paris, Santander, Tokyo, Hamamatsu, Prague, Taipei, Cleveland, and London. Since 1993, he has been the artistic director of the International Chopin Festival in Duszniki Zdroj. He currently heads the piano performance class at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw.
Charismatic and authoritative, Piotr Paleczny is widely recognized for his executions of piano concertos by Polish composers Chopin, Paderewski, Szymanowski, and Lutoslawski. He has enjoyed a lively career as a concert pianist, appearing as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as Warsaw's National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the American Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic, the Concertgebouw, the BBC London Orchestra, the Tonhalle Zurich, the National Orchestra Madrid and many others. Piotr Paleczny's performances have appeared on albums published by Polskie Nagrania, EMI, BBC Classic, Pony Canyon, CD Accord, Olympia, Wifon, BeArTon, Sound, Naxos, and DUX.
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