Organized by the Mazovia Institute of Culture, the 14th edition of Chopin Days entitled “Chopiniana” will be held in Płock over the span of five days starting on Friday, September 2. The concert series will be devoted to etudes composed by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Schumann, Szymanowski, Szymanowska, Hiller, Cramer, Clementi, and Czerny. Proceeding the cycle of recitals by pianists Tobias Koch, Katarzyna Drogosz, Szymon Nehring, Grzegorz Skrobiński, Piotr Kosiński, and Maciej Skrzeczkowski, there will a presentation of period pianos, virginals, and other contemporary instruments that will be showcased throughout. Additionally, the latter half of the program will feature caprices by Niccolò Paganini, which have been thought to have inspired Chopin’s Etudes. The original version as well as studies by Roman Maciejewski and Karol Szymanowski will be performed by violinist Janusz Wawrowski.
For the full concert program, visit chopiniana.pl.
September 2-4 and 9-11, 2016
14th Edition of Chopin Days
Various venues in Płock