International Chopinological Conference: ‘The Integration of a Work: from Miniature to Large Scale’

The Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Science, Długa 26, Warsaw


26 September (Wednesday)


13.45 – Conference opening




Jeffrey Kallberg, Chopin’s Chaise longue  

Jonathan Kregor, Scaling Liszt’s ‘Hungarian Rhapsodies’ 


15.30–16.00 coffee break  


William Helmcke, On the Role of the Polonaise Cadence in Establishing the Polonaise Genre: Chopin’s Polonaises as a Case Study

Naomi Woo, The Embodiment of Genre

Risa Matsuo, Elementy ukraińsko-polskiej dumki w Chopinowskich balladach [Elements of the Ukrainian-Polish dumka in Chopin’s ballades]


27 September (Thursday)



Judah Matras, ‘Religious Kitsch?’ Sociological Perspectives on Sanctification of Secular Musics

Hazel Rowland, Against ‘Religious Kitsch’: Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66


11.00–11.30 coffee break


Agnieszka Chwiłek, Struktura tonalna finału Sonaty b-moll op. 35. Analiza Schenkerowska [The Tonal Structure of the Finale of the Sonata in B flat Minor, Op. 35. Schenkerian Analysis]

Lauri Suurpää, Mazurka, Op. 56, No. 3, as a Large-Scale Miniature


12.30–13.00 coffee break


Tijana Popović Mladjenović, Ivana Petković, The Sonic Perspectives or the Axes of ‘Crystal Landscapes’ in Chopin’s Cycle of Preludes Op. 28  

Benedict Taylor Texture, Rotational Form, and Motivic Integration in the Adagio e Lento of Mendelssohn’s Quintet, Op. 87


14.00–15.00 lunch break


Ferhat Cayli, Turev Berki, Beethoven’s Retransition Pattern in His Early Pianoforte Sonatas

Eric Grunstein, Detours and Deviations: Tonal Subversion in Chopin’s Large-Scale Works


16.00–16.15 coffee break


James Hepokoski, Revisiting Questions of Formal Structure in Chopin’s Nocturnes

Nicholas Marston, 'The Limits of Integration? Beethoven’s String Quintet in C, Op. 29 and Violin Sonata in G, Op. 96’


28 September (Friday)



Wojciech Nowik, Chopinowskie Preludium cis-moll op.45 – wśród iluzji i konkretów [Chopin’s Prelude in C sharp Minor, Op. 45: amid the Illusorion and the Concrete] 

Magdalena Oliferko, Między stylem brillant a wirtuozerią „patetyczną” – Integracja formy muzycznej w twórczości kompozytorów kręgu Chopina [Between Style Brillant and ‘Pathétique’ Virtuosity: The Integration of Musical Form in the Output of Composers from Chopin’s Circle]

Stephan Lewandowski, ‘…something new in form or expression…’ – Unanswered Questions Around Chopin’s Mazurka, Op. 30, No. 2


11.00–11.15 coffee break


Reiko Okabe, Sachiko Takeda, Junichi Tada, Performance Styles of Chopin’s Music by Japanese Musicians during the Meiji period

Kenneth Hamilton, The Architecture of Chopin in Performance


12.45–13.15 coffee break 


Inja Stanovic, ‘Brilliant but not Difficult’: Amateur Playing of Chopin in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Alexander Stefaniak, Composing the Priestess’s Performances: Clara Schumann’s Concerto Customizations