FRYDERYK CHOPIN FESTIVAL
WASHINGTON, DC, MAY 2010

Artistic Director: Małgorzata Markowska

Under the Patronage of
His Excellency the Ambassador of Poland Robert Kupiecki
and the Patronage of
His Excellency the Ambassador of France Pierre Vimont


Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 4 PM
PHILLIPS COLLECTION
1600 21st St. NW
Washington DC

Royal String Quartet with Maestro Eugen Indjic - piano
Program: Henryk M. Górecki - String Quartet No. 1, "Already it is dusk"
Grażyna Bacewicz - String Quartet No. 4
Fryderyk Chopin - Piano Concerto in F minor, Op. 21, en quintette
Admission: Cost of Museum admission, adults $12, seniors & students $10
Reservations not necessary

Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 4 PM
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
East Building Concourse, Auditorium

Film: The Youth of Chopin (Młodość Chopina)
Free admission

Friday, May 28, 2010 at 7 PM
EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND
2640 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington DC

Lecture by Aleksander Laskowski - "The identity of Chopin"
Jan Lisiecki - piano recital
Program:
Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude and Fugue in F minor,
Well-Tempered Klavier Book 1, BWV 857
Fryderyk Chopin - Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp minor, Op. Posth.
Waltz No. 17 in E-flat major
Grande Valse Brillante in E-flat major, Op. 18
Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64 No. 1
Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22
Etudes, Op. 25
Free admission, advance reservations required:
    tel. 202-234-3800 Ext. 2165 or e-mail washington.culture@msz.gov.pl

Concert in the Shadow of the Tragedy in Smolensk (2010.04.10)
THEY WILL REMAIN IN OUR GRATEFUL MEMORY

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 6:30 PM
POPE JOHN PAUL II CULTURAL CENTER
3900 Harewood Road NE
Washington DC

Vocal and piano recital
Olga Pasichnyk - soprano, Natalya Pasichnyk - piano
Program: Fryderyk Chopin - Songs selection, Mazurkas selection
Witold Lutosławski - Chantefleurs et Chantefables
Maurice Ravel - Greek songs Tripatos
Karol Szymanowski - Kurpish Songs
Ukrainian Dumka selection
Maurice Ravel - L'Énigme Éternelle
Reception to follow
Tickets $35, advance reservations required
Check payable to PAAA, mail to:
Ted Mirecki, Treasurer
4041 41st St. N.
McLean, VA 22101


CO-ORGANIZERS, PATRONS AND SPONSORS


Polish American Arts Association

The Pope John Paul II
Cultural Center