Chopin Express – 16th International Chopin Piano Competition Newspaper

“Chopin Express” is an official, bilingual newspaper of the 16th International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition published by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute with the cooperation of the musical magazine „Gramophone”. You can read this magazine here: http://konkurs.chopin.pl/en/edition/xvi/competition/magazine ...

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The Auditions of the 16th International Chopin Piano Competition – 1st Stage

The auditions of the first stage start on Sunday at 10 am. The auditions program is here: http://konkurs.chopin.pl/en/edition/xvi/competition/auditions/stage/1/day/1 Do you know that two prize-winners of the International Peter Tchaikovsky Competition – Miroslav Kultyshev and Danill Trifonov from Russia, along with Claire Huangci, winner of the Miami Competition, were automatically accepted to ...

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Opening Concert of the 16th International Chopin Piano Competition: Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire

XVI competition started very strong with the joint performance by Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire. World-famous pianists have visited Poland several times. Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire combines not only artistic, but also a personal friendship. This makes their joint appearances are the real fireworks. The opening concert repertoire included works by Mozart...

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Frantisek Rauch

Frantisek Rauch

My Chopin
To write about Chopin means writing about my favourite piano composer. Chopin’s music is loved in the same intensity by laymen, amateurs and professional musicians. The sweet sound of his name is symbiotic with that of the piano. He ...

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Emil von Sauer

Emil von Sauer

Pianist, composer and teacher of international quality by Bruno Breunlich
It is difficult to say anything about his artistry. One is unable to find words for something which is perfect and points of comparison are useless. I am not able t...

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