Augustyn Performs Polish Music

Kinga Augustyn performing at the 2012 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles

On July 30, 2016 at the Sembrich Museum in Bolton Landing, NY, Polish violinist Kinga Augustyn performed a recital of Polish music with pianist Matthieu Cogne.  On the program:  Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880): Legende, Op. 8; Frederic Chopin: (1810- 1849): Nocturne in C Sharp Minor (arr. Antoni Cofalik) and Mazurka in A Major (transcription from D Major, arr. Fritz Kreisler), Op. 33 No. 3; Aleksander Zarżycki (1834-1895): Romance, Op. 16 and Mazurka in G Major, Op. 26; Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2012): Sonatina in One Movement, Op. 8 (1956) and Little Fantasia, Op. 73; Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933): Capriccio for solo violin (2008); Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994): Recitativo e Arioso (1951); Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909): Chanson ancienne; Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941): Chanson, Op. post. and Mélodie, Op. 16 no. 2 (arr. Stanisław Barcewicz); Piotr Drożdżewski (b.1948): Two Caprices for solo violin; and Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880): Polonaise de concert in D Major, Op. 4.

Watch a video of Augustyn’s performance of Paderewski’s Mélodie at youtube.com.

Augustyn’s next performance will be on August 5, 2016, at Bargemusic in Brooklyn, NY. Her program for solo violin will include Piotr Drożdżewski’s Two Caprices (1990) and Krzysztof Penderecki’s Capriccio (2008).

August 5, 2016 | 8 PM
Kinga Augustyn: Solo Violin Recital
Bargemusic in Brooklyn, NY
Tickets: $35 ($30 for seniors, $15 for students)
Info: www.bargemusic.org

[Sources: press release, kingaaugustyn.com]