....a roundup of Chopiniana: current news, views, reviews, recordings and performances in the runup to the 200th birthday of the matchless Polish keyboard composer.

Monday, February 11, 2008

The Chopin Currency - Feb. 11, 2008

Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

Restoring Luster to Two 20th-Century Dance Legends
New York Times - United States
These mazurkas are danced to Chopin; Limón choreographed them after his company had enjoyed huge success in Poland, where he had visited the home of ...
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Pianist Ohlsson gets standing ovation
Thenews.pl - Warsaw,Poland
He played two pieces by Chopin as encores. The winner of the Chopin Competition in Warsaw in 1970, Ohlsson is a frequent visitor to Polish concert halls. ...
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Keys to success
Daily News Tribune - Waltham,MA,USA
By Jeff Gilbride/Daily News staff For pianist Omar Soffan, the haunting melodies of Chopin's "Nocturnes" changed his life. "I first played piano when I was ...
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‘The Singularity’
Scoop.co.nz - New Zealand
By Afterburner Catherine McKay is more accustomed to mastering Chopin and arpeggios, than taking on acting roles. McKay expects her first acting role to be ...
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Music Society buys a piano: It's harder than you think
San Diego Union Tribune - United States
1, Bach's “Goldberg Variations,” Chopin's Concerto in E Minor and Mozart's Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 488. The one composition he played on every ...
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Chopin in the Blogosphere:

chopin maybe
By Joe(Joe)
The Chopin performance at the university last night was good. It was by Charles Foreman, if that means anything to anyone. One of the two nocturnes he played was especially nice, and I want to get the sheet for it, and set it as the ...
- http://nightmareworld.blogspot.com/

By admin
She drifts between the despair of being married and the despair of her freedom, searching for the happiness which can only be found in Chopin’s (Hugh Grant) love. Along the way, she makes her own rules just as she does within their ...
The Identity GANG - http://identitygang.com

Impromptu Deux
By Kim S. Clune
This post is in response to a classmate who believes that French author Madam George Sand (Judy Davis) in James Lapine’s 1991 film Impromptu, is ”attracted to Chopin [(Hugh Grant)] because she unconsciously learned to be more feminine ...
BRAIN DRAIN - http://atticfox.wordpress.com

Chopin's Ballade no. 1
By Joy(Joy)
I think Chopin was wanting to create a new atmosphere for an ancient gernre for this piece by writing a ballad for an instrument. In the structure, it could be broken down into a large strophic form. I also see similarities in sonata ...
Romantic Literature - http://joysromanticdream.blogspot.com/

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....is a roundup of all things Chopin leading up to the 200th anniversary of the matchless Polish composer for the piano in March 2010.