World Premiere Chopin’s Piano Rediscovered

World Premiere: Chopin’s piano rediscovered March 1st, marks the 211th birthday of Fryderyk Chopin. At 10 am Pacific Time, Tomasz Ritter and Hubert Rutkowski will perform Chopin’s timeless music on his recently rediscovered 1847 Pleyel grand piano (No. 13214)....

Fryderyk Chopin Birthday Concerts

Fryderyk Chopin Birthday Concerts On March 1st, at 7pm (10 am Pacific time), the Warsaw Philharmonic will resound with the music of Chopin’s chamber works, interpreted by three outstanding Polish musicians – Szymon Nehring (piano), Ryszard Groblewski (viola),...

New dates for the preliminary round of the 18th Chopin Competition

New dates for the preliminary round of the 18th Chopin Competition The dates of the Preliminary Round of the 18th Chopin Competition have been changed. The more than 160 pianists who qualified for the Competition will be performing in Warsaw on 12-23 July 2021, at the...

Zlata Chochieva releases new CD

Zlata Chochieva releases new CD Zlata Chochieva’s new disc ‘(re)creations’ was released worldwide on 12 February 2021 by Accentus. In this recording, she performs piano transcriptions by three great pianists and composers, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, and Friedman, that lend...

We Have a Winner

Because of a glitch, the ticket we drew during Kevin Kenner’s recital turned out to be an unsold ticket. On Dec 5th, at our Annual General Meeting, we repeated the draw, carried out and witnessed by Larry Yen, our society’s attorney. We are happy to report...

An Auspicious Beginning

Pianist Zlata Chochieva’s Nov 10, 2019 debut recital was highlighted by critic Geoffrey Newman in his Vancouver Classical Music blog as one of three best recitals in 2019. We still have three more outstanding concerts in our current season. To mark the 210th...