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

Saturday, February 16, 2008

The Chopin Currency - Feb. 16, 2008

Chopin News, Reviews & Previews:

The Unknown Chopin

Pianist Boris Konovavlov will perform and discuss a special program, "The Unknown Chopin" in Yellowknife....
Northern News Services (subscription) - Yellowknife,Northwest Territories,Canada
"This time it will be some special event, because the whole evening will be dedicated to the music of Chopin, and I will talk about it, about his music," ...
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REVIEW: Guest pianist's star rises over Fresno
Fresno Bee (subscription) - Fresno,CA,USA
Then came Chopin. Fliter's delivery of the Nocturne in B Major, Op. 9, No. 3 showed an amazing grasp of Chopin's magic harmony as the shimmering texture ...
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Orli Shaham

Orli Shaham in a stunning all-chopin recital in St. Louis. St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson is a surprise guest....
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - MO, United States
Pianist Orli Shaham had the stage to herself in an all-Chopin recital. Well, almost to herself. After an opening barcarolle she talked a bit about ...
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Classical Polish piano whiz makes Boulder debut

Piotr Anderszewski surprises locals by declaring his favorite Polish composer is Karol Szymanowski...
Daily Camera - CO,USA
Anderszewski disappoints those who expect a Polish pianist to play Chopin. "I did play some Chopin at the outset of my career," he says, "but I do not have ...
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Concert review: Conductor/pianist Christian Zacharias with the SPCO
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - Minneapolis,MN,USA
The newly named Artistic Partner was incisive in conducting Stravinsky and bewitching in playing Chopin. By LARRY FUCHSBERG, Special to the Star Tribune ...
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Pianist performs at Salvation Army Centre
Louth Today - Louth,England,UK
... Louth, at 7.30pm Sasha Grynyuk will play a challenging programme of piano music by Chopin, Brahms, Mozart, Scarlatti, Bartok and Bach-Busoni. ...
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Chopin Blogs, Videos, and Downloads of Dubious Legality:

Hannah plays Chopin Nocturne #20 in C Sharp Minor

Video of adorable tot playing competent Chopin on out-of-tune Kawai...
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8 1/2 years old Hannah Hua played on a Kawai RX-7 Semi-Concert Grand Piano. Recorded on 07Oct06. ShareThis.
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Chopin Piano Concerto 2 - Emanuel Ax - en Vivo

Looks to be a bootleg of a recent Symphonycast broadcast featuring Emanuel Ax and the Minnesota Orchestra...
Summary: Chopin Piano Concerto 2 - Emanuel Ax - en Vivo ... Minnesota Orchestra ...
newsgroups.derkeiler.com: rec.music.c... - http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Rec/rec.music.classical.recordings

Frédéric Chopin and William Kapell

Proceed at own risk...
Twenty-nine of Chopin's (1810-49) mazurkas recorded by William Kapell in the early '50s [click here to download].
Procrastination Under a Groove - http://procrastinationunderagroove.blogspot.com/

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