The 2017 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles will be held from Thursday, November 2 through Sunday, November 5 in various venues around this beautiful wine country location once beloved by Ignacy Jan Paderewski.
The 2017 lineup of world class artists include:
- Hyuk Lee, the 19 year-old South Korean phenom who recently won the prestigious International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz, performing works by Balakiriev, Chopin, Liszt, Paderewski and Schubert
- NeoQuartet with Liliana Górska – mezzo soprano and Tomasz Jocz – piano, presenting a selection of Paderewski’s songs as well as film music and jazz improvisations
- Cracow Duo of Jan Kalinowski – cello and Marek Szlezer – piano, performing Paderewski, Tansman, Chopin and more
- Café Musique, a local ensemble combining gypsy, tango, folk and classical traditions
Other events will also include a recital of the 2017 winners of the Paderewski Festival Youth Competition, a piano master class, wine receptions and vineyard tours. The Paderewski Festival also welcomes its guests to attend a Symphony of the Vines concert featuring the Cracow Duo soloists in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra happening on Sunday afternoon, just after the Festival concludes.