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The 2023 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles is pleased to announce this year’s lineup of concerts. For the first time since 2019, Thursday night concerts are back on the Festival schedule. Spotlighting leading California-based artists, the Thursday, November 2 opening concert will feature Tina Raymond Trio in an all-favorites jazz concert at LIBRETTO, located at  1242 Park Street in downtown Paso Robles.

The Friday, November 3 concert brings back to Paso Robles the Cracow Duo, a cello and piano ensemble of Jan Kalinowski and Marek Szlezer, who are fondly remembered by Paso audiences from their previous Central Coast appearances. Their concert—like all others during this year’s Festival—will take place at the Park Ballroom, 1232 Park Street, Paso Robles.

Concerts on Saturday, November 4, start with an afternoon recital by winners of this year’s Youth Piano Competition, which will be held on October 15. The evening Gala Concert will feature Polish-born pianist Mateusz Krzyżowski, winner of the 2022 Paderewski International Piano Competition, who will present a solo program of works by Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Karol Szymanowski and Frederic Chopin.

The 2023 Paderewski Festival will close on Sunday, November 5, with a matinee program presented exclusively for the Friends of Paderewski and Paderewski Patrons. It will feature Two Button Brass and take place at Epoch Estate Wines, a Westside winery with historic links to Paderewski.


Opening Night, November 2: Thursday Jazz Evening with Tina Raymond Trio at LIBRETTO, 1242 Park Street, Paso Robles. The 7 p.m. set is reserved exclusively for the Paderewski Festival ticket and pass holders. General admission $40; Seniors $30. Tickets are available at

Friday, November 3: Chamber Music Evening with Cracow Duo at Park Ballroom, 1232 Park Street, Paso Robles. Eberle Winery wine reception at 7:00 p.m., followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. General admission $40. Seniors $30. Under 18, $15. Tickets are available at

Saturday, November 4: Winners of the Youth Piano Competition at Park Ballroom, 1232 Park Street, Paso Robles. Concert begins at 4:00 p.m. Free admission. Reservations required at

Saturday, November 4: Festival Gala Concert with pianist Mateusz Krzyżowski at Park Ballroom, 1232 Park Street, Paso Robles. Epoch Estate Wines reception at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Gala Concert at 7:30 p.m. General admission $45. Seniors $40. Under 18, $15. Tickets are available at

Sunday, November 5: Festival Closing Brunch and Concert with Two Button Brass begins at 10:00 a.m. at Epoch Estate Wines, 7505 York Mountain Road, Paso Robles. This special event is for Friends of Paderewski and Paderewski Patrons only.

PADEREWSKI PATRONS: $500. Includes priority seating at all Festival concerts, exclusive dinner with the Gala artist on Friday night, a private Sunday brunch and concert at Epoch Estate Wines, and Festival gift bag. Paderewski Patron/VIP Festival Passes are available at

FRIENDS OF PADEREWSKI: $275. Includes priority seating at all events, a private Sunday brunch and concert at Epoch Estate Wines and Festival gift bag. Friends of Paderewski Festival Passes are available at

The Paderewski Festival’s major sponsors and longtime partners include Epoch Estate Wines, Park Ballroom, LIBRETTO, SLO County Office of Education, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles, Travel Paso, Tablas Creek Vineyard, Polish American Congress, Polish Center in Los Angeles, POLAM Federal Credit Union, Paso Robles Chevrolet, Eberle Winery, Cass Winery, Paso Robles Inn, Tom and Kathleen Maas – Pear Valley Winery, Polish Cultural Institute New York, Poland’s National Institute of Music and Dance, Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, USC Thornton Polish Music Center, 13 Stars Media, and Riff Piano Salon/Warsaw – Steinway & Sons.

Seating is limited. For more information and tickets, please visit:, email, or call 805.235.5409.

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