Chopin and his Europe Chopin and his Europe

Piotr Anderszewski Piotr Anderszewski - Regarded as one of the outstanding musicians of his generation. In recent seasons he has given recitals at London's Barbican Centre and Royal Festival Hall, the Wiener Konzerthaus, Carnegie Hall New York and the Mariinsky Concert Hall in St Petersburg. more »

Festival concerts: 24.08.2013

Nicholas Angelich Nicholas Angelich - A prizewinner of numerous piano competitions, including the Robert Casadesus and Gina Bachauer international competitions. more »

Festival concerts: 29.08.2013

Martha Argerich Martha Argerich - World-famous pianist and chamber musician. She won First Prize in the 7th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. more »

Festival concerts: 28.08.2013

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet Jean-Efflam Bavouzet - Multi award-winning pianist, one of the most engaging live performers of his generation. more »

Festival concerts: 29.08.2013

Frank Braley Frank Braley - Pianist, winner First Grand Prize in the Queen Elizabeth Competition of Belgium. more »

Festival concerts: 24.08.2013

Frans Brüggen Frans Brüggen - Expert in the performance of eighteenth-century music, musicologist and conductor. more »

Festival concerts: 25.08.2013, 26.08.2013, 27.08.2013

Katarzyna Budnik Katarzyna Budnik - Violist, assistant professor in violin at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music. more »

Festival concerts: 19.08.2013

Gautier Capuçon Gautier Capuçon - French cellist, widely recognised as one of the foremost cellists of his generation. more »

Festival concerts: 24.08.2013

Robert Cohen Robert Cohen - British cellist, winner of the Piatigorsky and UNESCO international competitions. more »

Festival concerts: 23.08.2013

Federico Colli Federico Colli - Italian pianist, "very sensitive to nuances, voicing and atmosphere, intelligent, energetic and never heavy-handed". more »

Festival concerts: 28.08.2013

Nikolai Demidenko Nikolai Demidenko - Nikolai Demidenko’s passionate pianism means that he is in demand worldwide. more »

Festival concerts: 31.08.2013

Xavier  de Maistre Xavier de Maistre - French harpist - soloist, chamber musician and teacher, former member of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. more »

Festival concerts: 27.08.2013

Barry Douglas Barry Douglas - Pianist, winner of the Gold Medal in the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow. more »

Festival concerts: 15.08.2013

Akiko Ebi Akiko Ebi - Japanese pianist, winner of Fifth Prize in the 10th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. She has been a juror of the world's most important international piano competitions. She appears annually at many prestigious festivals in Europe, Japan and the US. more »

Festival concerts: 25.08.2013

Nelson Freire Nelson Freire - One of the very finest piano virtuosos around. Distinguished with state awards in many countries, he has performed in the leading concert halls and worked with the most outstanding soloists, conductors and orchestras. more »

Festival concerts: 26.08.2013, 28.08.2013

Carmen Giannattasio Carmen Giannattasio - Italian singer, regarded as an excellent interpreter of bel canto operatic repertoire of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. more »

Festival concerts: 01.09.2013

Nelson Goerner Nelson Goerner - Piano virtuoso, excellent chamber musician, known for his marvellous interpretations of Chopin. more »

Festival concerts: 15.08.2013, 19.08.2013, 30.08.2013

Ryszard Groblewski Ryszard Groblewski - Polish viola player, highly valued soloist and chamber musician, winner of many prestigious music competitions. more »

Festival concerts: 26.08.2013

Benjamin  Grosvenor Benjamin Grosvenor - One of the most gifted and sought-after young pianists in the world, internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and penetrating interpretations. more »

Festival concerts: 30.08.2013

Marc-André Hamelin Marc-André Hamelin - Pianist renowned for his fresh readings of the established repertoire and for his exploration of lesser-known works of the 19th and 20th centuries. more »

Festival concerts: 22.08.2013, 23.08.2013