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    A Calendar of Events letting you know what, where and when is happening throughout the Chopin Year:

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    A wealth of information about Fryderyk Chopin’s life and work:  

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    An inspiring guide helping children to enter the exciting word of Fryderyk Chopin’s music:

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    Engaging social networking initiatives revolving around the Chopin Year.

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    An archive of past episodes of the Chopin2010.pl show broadcast on TVP1 plus.

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    Celebrations Office

    A platform for exchanging information between institutions, journalists and organisers of jubilee events. Brings you official information about:

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    • artProjects: mobile artistic projects
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Project Chopin. Violin and piano concert with visualisations
23.11.2009
Category: Music, Visual arts
Organized by: ONE Productions

Project Chopin. Violin and piano concert with visualisations

To mark the upcoming bicentenary of Fryderyk Chopin’s birth, the artists (duo: Katarzyna Borek - piano and Karolina Piątkowska - violin with Maja Kuta - visualization) have prepared a special programme selecting the most beautiful Chopin compositions in rarely played arrangements for violin and piano (including Kreisler, Heifetz, Lipiński).

Czesław Czapliński's photo exhibition: Chopin's Steps in Warsaw and the Mazovia
16.10.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations Office

Czesław Czapliński's photographic exhibition: "CHOPIN'S Steps in Warsaw and the Mazovia"

Fryderyk Chopin spent half of his short, less than 40-year long, life in Warsaw and the Mazovia (Mazowsze) region of Poland. This period was crucial in shaping his future artistic career, with Mazovia’s landscapes being ever since present in his music. That is why, Czapliński spent the last two years travelling around Warsaw and Mazovia and visiting places where the composer had spent his childhood, studied and gave concerts.

16.10.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations Office

Painting Music - Musical Images

A series of paintings by the Polish-American Bogusław Lustyk inspired with Chopin’s music constitutes a visual interpretation of sounds.

Zbigniew Jujka's satirical pictures exhibition
14.10.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations Office

Zbigniew Jujka’s satirical pictures exhibition

The exhibition, created especially to celebrate the Chopin Year, comprises 120 pictures exploring selected motifs of Fryderyk Chopin’s life and the Polish reality of his times.

Weiss's Chopin - Young Poland's Chopin
14.10.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: Fryderyk Chopin Society in Warsaw ,CHOPIN 2010 Celebrations Office ,Wojciech Weiss Museum Foundation

Weiss’s Chopin – Young Poland’s Chopin

The exhibition’s starting point is a cycle of drawings by Wojciech Weiss constituting studies for Chopin’s 1899 portrait, which later became the basis for imaging the composer in the art of the Young Poland period.

"Painting Variations CHOPIN 2010" – Piotr Pawiński
12.10.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: Piotr Pawinski, author of the project

Painting variations CHOPIN 2010 – Piotr Pawiński

Exhibitions of a 24-painting cycle of Fryderyk Chopin’s portraits inspired by Józef Gosławski’s sculpture in Żelazowa Wola.

“Chopin in America” music show
28.09.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: Aleksander Zelwerowicz State Theatre Academy in Warsaw

"Chopin in America" music show

"Chopin in America" is a music show directed by Andrzej Strzelecki and presenting a little-known episode in Fryderyk Chopin’s life, when, aged 22, and in financial troubles, he decided to leave for America.

"And the paper I'm writing to you on is from Reinerz". Fryderyk Chopin in Duszniki Zdrój
24.09.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: Museum of Papermaking in Duszniki Zdrój

"And the paper I’m writing on is from Reinerz". Fryderyk Chopin in Duszniki Zdrój

The exhibition documents Fryderyk Chopin’s stay in Duszniki in 1826 and the role his visit and concert has played in the town’s history since then.

Painted with sound
24.09.2009
Category: Visual arts
Organized by: The Silesian Museum in Katowice

Painted with sound

The exhibition aims to present Polish contemporary art inspired by Chopin’s era and his music. It shows how sound can translate into painting.