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

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Chopin Currency - Feb. 13, 2008

Chopin Bicentennial (Chopin2010) News:

The Polish Minister for Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski has unveiled the main line of activities of his ministry, including the Chopin Bicentenary....

Culture ministry reveal plans

Thenews.pl - Warsaw,Poland
The programme of the Chopin Year in 2010, the bicentenary of the composer’s birth, is in the final stage of preparation. A thorough refurbishment of The ...
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Chopin News, Reviews, and Previews:

Amedeo Modigliani Quartet
Washington Post - United States
Pianist Jean-Fr¿d¿ric Neuberger, all of 21, has already made his Kennedy Center debut, recorded the complete Chopin etudes and appeared with top-tier ...
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Blechacz makes Rome debut
Thenews.pl - Warsaw,Poland
The programme included works by Mozart, Debussy, Karol Szymanowski and Chopin’ Preludes. It was the CD featuring Chopin’s Preludes – recorded under an ...
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Chopin in the Blogosphere:

Eternal Sonata
Eternal Sonata is the latest RPG from Tri-Crescendo, starring - of all potential heroes - Frederic Chopin. Yes, that Chopin - the Poet of the Piano, the famous composer who tragically died of tuberculosis aged only 39. ...
PCSTATS - http://www.PCSTATS.com

Living inside a snow globe
By Jeff and Mary(Jeff and Mary)
You can listen to an excerpt played by the great Artur Rubinstein here: http://www.amazon.com/Artur-Rubinstein-Chopin-Collection-Nocturnes/dp/B000003ENY. Click on "listen to samples" and scroll down to the bottom of the list, to #19. ...
Jeff and Mary's Excellent Adventure - http://jeffandmarysexcellentadventure.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.