POLISH CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITON POLISH CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITON

About the Competition About the Competition

Polish National Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition, organized since 1968 in Warsaw, is one of the oldest Polish music competitions, which formula has developed and has been perfected over the years.

The Competition is addressed to talented young Polish musicians – students of Music Academies and secondary music schools and its main goal is to promote young, most gifted pianists.

The programme of the Competition is modified every year, and consists of different pieces by Chopin and other composers, highly complicated, demanding and complex on the formal level. In the finals all the participants perform a chosen piano concerto accompanied by a symphonic orchestra.

Given the difficulty of the repertoire, the programme prepared and performed by the participants can be afterwards used in many other international music competitions.

The competition jury consists of the most highly regarded pianists and teachers from Music Academies in Poland, and among the participants there are many successful and internationally popular pianists such as Janusz Olejniczak, Krystian Zimerman, Ewa Pobłocka, Krzysztof Jabłoński, Wojciech Świtała, Rafał Blechacz.


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