25th Jubilee International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth

06.05.2017

25th Jubilee International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth will be held from 17-21 May at the Chopin Centre in Szafarnia.

 

55 young pianists from Belarus, Iceland, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Germany, Russia, Singapore, Ukraine, Hungary and Italy will present their pianistic skills during the Competition
in Szafarnia.

Their performances will be evaluated by the Jury composed of the distinguished artists and teachers: prof. Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń (Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz), prof. Izabella Darska-Havasi (György Ferenczy Foundation in Budapest, Hungary), Dr. Hui-Ying Liu-Tawaststjerna (Sibelius Academy at the University of the Arts, Finland), prof. Maria Murawska (Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz), prof. Martin von der Heydt (Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany), prof. Jordi Benseny Plaza (Conservatory of Music in Lleida, Spain), prof. Andrzej Tatarski (Academy of Music in Poznan).

 

Participants will compete in three age categories: up to 10, up to 13 and up to 16 years of age. The program is adapted to the age group. The young pianists will present a work by Fryderyk Chopin, a virtuoso piece and composition by Bach, Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven.

 

Competition can be watched online at: www.szafarnia.art.pl

 

The Schedule of the Competition

May 17th, 2017 / 6.00 p.m.
INAUGURATION

CKK Jordanki in Toruń  (Aleja Solidarności 1-3, Toruń)
Tickets:30/40 PLN (Tickets will be available for sale at the CKK Jordanki Box Office, Aleja Solidarności 1-3, 87-100 Toruń, tel.: +48 56 64 24 379).

Piotr Paleczny – piano
Paweł Wakarecy – piano
Torun Symphony Orchestra
Mariusz Smolij – conductor

Programme:
Fryderyk Chopin

Piano concerto in F minor op. 21:
Maestoso
Larghetto
Allegro vivace
/Paweł Wakarecy – piano

Piano concerto in E minor  op. 11:
Allegro maestoso
Larghetto
Rondo – Vivace
/ Piotr Paleczny – piano

May 18th,  2017 / 09.00 a.m. 8.00 p.m.
AUDITIONS – GROUP II

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!

May 19th, 2017 / 09.00 a.m. 5.00 p.m.
AUDITIONS – GROUP I, GROUP III

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!

May 20th 2017 / 09.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m.
AUDITIONS – GROUP III

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!

May 21st, 2017 / 12.00 p.m.
PRIZEWINNERS’ CONCERT

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!

 

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