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Category: Music
Tags: Wałasi & Lason Ensemble

Fryderyk Chopin – On meadows and in the salon

In search for the sources of Fryderyk Chopin’s inspiration classical musicians have undertaken a joint project with a renowned folk ensemble.

The Lason Ensemble performs Chopin’s music in traditional, chamber sound, while the Wałasi showcase its provenance. The artists, on one hand, present folk interpretations of Chopin’s mazurkas and, on the other, uncover traditional melodies used by Chopin in his compositions. The concert culminates with a joint improvisation on Chopin airs: piano concert performed by Piotr Sałajczyk. 


Technical requirements
To be individually negotiated with the artists

Previous executions of the project
Albums recorded:
Wołanie [Calling] (2007)
Maj [May] (2009)

Projects concluded:
Mozart po góralsku [Mozart in Highland Style]
W hołdzie Karolowi Szymanowskiemu [Tribute to Karol Szymanowski]

Concerts performed at festivals:
– Chanterelle Festival (2007)
– Karol Szymanowski i mistrzowie muzyki XX wieku [Karol Szymanowski and the 20th century music masters] (2007)
Concert tours in India, Nepal, Morocco, Germany, Belgium, Austria. 

Organised by
Wałasi & Lason Ensemble

Contact details
ul. Brzozowa  24/7
41-515 Chorzów, Poland
tel. (+48) 500 265 800, (+48) 695 362 110
e-mail: adrian.robak(at)

Direct contact person
Adrian Robak
tel. (+48) 500 265 800



Fryderyk Chopin – On meadows and in the salon

Fryderyk Chopin – On meadows and in the salon