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CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations office

23.11.2009
Category: Other
Tags: Professor Wiesław Piękoś

Education and Artistic Project "Chopin Year 2010" (presentations and music)

As a combination of multimedia presentations and music, the project aims to promote Fryderyk Chopin’s work among foreign (also non-European) culture and education institutions, and opinion leaders. It is targeted first and foremost at the great number of classical music lovers who cherish Fryderyk Chopin’s genius.

 

The project is devised for institutions promoting Polish art and culture, various culture institutions, Polish diplomatic posts, Polish Institutes, Polish communities abroad, etc.  
The project's underlying idea is to show Polish art's contribution to the world's culture as a whole. We want to present the relations between Chopin's music and other arts, such as painting or poetry, and to make a reference to the philosophical movements, cultural and social transformations and historical developments that formed the basis for Poland's greatest composer's work.

The project embraces three autonomous topic areas:
I. The Beauty of Logics – Bach
   The Logics of Beauty – Chopin
II. Chopin - A Poet of the Piano
III. Symbols of National Identity in Chopin Music
Each individual topic is to be discusses at a separate meeting with the audience, by means of a presentation followed by a concert, lasting for about 90 minutes altogether.

The authors:
Professor Wiesław Piękoś
Justyna Maria Etsuko-Piękoś, M.A.
Piotr Kędzierski, M.A.

Category
Music
Multimedia presentations, exhibition, education

Technical description
Piano (prepared for a concert), projector, microphone, sound system for the room, screen

Previous executions of the project 
- Gala Chopin Concert held under the patronage of the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Cologne (the concert hall of the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Duesseldorf) (December 2008)
- Gala Chopin Concert at the Polish General Consulate in Cologne (December 2008)
- Gala Chopin Concert at the Polish General Consulate in Munich (December 2008)

Executions scheduled for 2010
Berlin, Hannover, Lublin, Tomaszów Lubelski, Zamość, Salzburg, Bonn, Cologne, Munich, Luedinghausen, Tokyo

Recommendations
Ryszard Kubiak, Coordinator of Foreign Programmes, Chopin 2010 Celebration's Office
Elżbieta Sobótka, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Munich
Jolanta Kozłowska, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Cologne

Organised by
Professor Wiesław Piękoś

Contact details
Schluchenhausstr. 29
Neuss 41-469
Nordrhein-Westfalen
Germany
Phone: (+49) 2137 70804

www.wieslaw-piekos.de
e-mail: piekos@gmx.de 

Education and Artistic Project "Chopin Year 2010" (presentations and music)

Education and Artistic Project "Chopin Year 2010" (presentations and music)