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CHOPIN 2010
200TH ANNIVERSARY OF FRYDERYK CHOPIN’S BIRTH
CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES IN THE US

New York City
New Britain
Philadelphia
Washington D.C.
Baltimore / D.C.
Bloomington, IN
Chicago
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Birmingham, Alabama















New York City
March 19, 2010
6:00 PM

The Kosciuszko Foundation
Panel Discussion and Concert (Piano Concerto in F-minor; Sonata for Cello and Piano)
Info & tickets

Wednesday,

January 27, 2010
7:30 PM

Weill Recital Hall,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY


CONCERT IN MEMORY OF MARIA CURCIO:

Scarlatti, Chopin, Levitzki, Moszkowski, Brahms, and Liszt
presented by the artist
DALIA LAZAR piano

Info & tickets
Friday,
January 29, 2010
8:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

CELEBRATING CHOPIN AND SCHUMANN AT 200:
Schumann, Lieberson, Chopin (Polonaise brillante in C Major, Op. 3; Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65)

YO-YO MA cello
EMANUEL AX piano
Info & tickets

Wednesday,
February 3, 2010
8:00 PM

(also on Sunday,
March 21, 2010
2:00 PM, see below)
Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater
New York, NY
THE CHOPIN PROJECT:
All-Chopin Program (Impromptu in F-sharp major; Ballade in A-flat major; Fantasy in F minor; Two Nocturnes; Scherzo in C-sharp minor; Twenty-four Preludes)

GARRICK OHLSSON piano

Pre-concert lecture by Alan Walker at 6:45, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
Info & tickets
Saturday,
February 6, 2010
2:00 PM
Walter Reade Theater
New York, NY
GREAT PIANISTS PLAY CHOPIN ON FILM
Program 1: Arthur Rubinstein and Silent Films
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Saturday,
February 6, 2010
4:00 PM
Walter Reade Theater
New York, NY
GREAT PIANISTS PLAY CHOPIN ON FILM
Program 2: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
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Wednesday,
February 10, 2010
6:30 PM

Walter Reade Theater
New York, NY
GREAT PIANISTS PLAY CHOPIN ON FILM
Program 3: Martha Argerich, Krystian Zimerman, and Maurizio Pollini
Info & tickets
Wednesday,
February 10, 2010
8:30 PM
Walter Reade Theater
New York, NY
GREAT PIANISTS PLAY CHOPIN ON FILM
Program 4: A Song to Remember

Info & tickets
Wednesday,
February 10, 2010
8:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
CELEBRATING CHOPIN AND SCHUMANN AT 200:
Chopin (Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61; Mazurka in C-sharp Minor, Op. 41, No. 1; Mazurka in E Minor, Op. 41, No. 2; Mazurka in B Major, Op. 41, No. 3; Mazurka in A-flat Major, Op. 41, No. 4; Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise, Op. 22),
Adès, Schumann


EMANUEL AX piano
Info & tickets
Thursday,
February 18, 2010
8:00 PM

Saturday,
February 20, 2010
2:00 PM

Sunday,
February 21, 2010
3:00 PM

Tuesday,
February 23, 2010
7:30 PM

Wednesday,
February 24, 2010
7:30 PM
New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater
New York, NY

ALL ROBBINS:
DANCES AT A GATHERING
Music by Fryderyk Chopin
WEST SIDE STORY SUITE
Music by Leonard Bernstein

Choreography by Jerome Robbins
Info & tickets
Friday,
February 19, 2010
8:00 PM

Weill Recital Hall,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

CHOPIN, SCHUMANN, AND LISZT
presented by the Georgian Association in the USA

DAVID ALADASHVILI piano
Info & tickets
Sunday,
February 28, 2010
2:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

CHOPIN (Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor),
BRAHMS (Symphony No. 2)

LEIPZIG GEWANDHAUS ORCHESTRA
Riccardo Chailly, Music Director and Conductor
NELSON FREIRE piano
Info & tickets
Monday,
March 1, 2010
8:00 PM

Weill Recital Hall,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

TRIBUTE TO FRYDERYK CHOPIN ON HIS 200TH BIRTHDAY:
All-Chopin Program
presented by Midamerica Productions

AGLAIA KORAS piano
Info & tickets
Sunday,
March 14, 2010
11:00 AM

Walter Reade Theater
New York, NY

SUNDAY MORNING COFFEE CONCERTS:
Barber; Chopin (Sonata in B-flat minor, Nocturne in C-sharp minor)

LEON McCAWLEY piano
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Wednesday,
March 17, 2010
8:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
CELEBRATING CHOPIN AND SCHUMANN AT 200:
Chopin (Songs, Nocturnes), Golijov

DAWN UPSHAW soprano
EMANUEL AX piano
MICHAEL WARD-BERGEMAN hyper-accordion
(New Work, US Premiere), Schumann (Songs)
Info & tickets
Sunday,
March 21, 2010
2:00 PM

Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater
New York, NY

THE CHOPIN PROJECT
All-Chopin Program (Impromptu in F-sharp major; Ballade in A-flat major; Fantasy in F minor; Two Nocturnes; Scherzo in C-sharp minor; Twenty-four Preludes)

GARRICK OHLSSON piano

Post-concert discussion with Garrick Ohlsson in Alice Tully Hall
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Saturday,
March 28, 2010
2:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
ENSEMBLE SPOTLIGHT SERIES:
Dvorak, Chabrier, Barber, Holst, Rorem, Daugherty, Mennin, Grainger, Wagner, Bach, Mozart, and Chopin
presented by Midamerica Productions

CAROLINA YOUTH SYMPHONY
Leslie W. Hicken, conductor
University of Central Missouri Wind Ensemble

Scott Lubaroff, conductor
RATIMIR MARTINOVIC piano
Info & tickets
Saturday,
April 10, 2010
5:30 PM

Weill Recital Hall,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
CHOPIN'S 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:
He Jian-Jun, Beethoven, Chopin

SCOTT WATKINS piano
Info & tickets
Sunday,
April 18, 2010
3:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

CHOPIN'S 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:
All-Chopin Program (Two Nocturnes, Op. 27; 24 Preludes, Op. 28; Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23; Scherzo No. 1; Twelve Etudes, Op. 25)

MAURIZIO POLLINI piano
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Saturday,
April 24, 2010
5:30 PM

Weill Recital Hall,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
MOZART, CHOPIN, GRANADOS, AND ROLAND R. DAVIS (World Premiere)
presented by the artist
VIVIAN FANG LIU piano
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Thursday,
April 29, 2010
8:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
CHOPIN'S 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:
All-Chopin Program (Fantasy in F Minor, Op. 49; Four Mazurkas, Op. 41; Sonata No. 2; Two Nocturnes, Op. 48; Polonaise in F-sharp Minor, Op. 44; Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52; Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53)

MAURIZIO POLLINI piano
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Sunday,
May 9, 2010
3:00 PM

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
CHOPIN'S 200TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION:
All-Chopin Program (Two Nocturnes, Op. 55; Three Mazurkas, Op. 56; Berceuse in D-flat Major, Op. 57; Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60; Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61; Two Nocturnes, Op. 62; Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58)

MAURIZIO POLLINI piano
Info & tickets
7:30 PM

Wednesday,
May 26, 2010
2:00 PM

Wednesday,
May 26, 2010
7:30 PM

Thursday,
May 27, 2010
7:30 PM

Friday,
June 4, 2010
8:00 PM

Saturday,
June 5, 2010
2:00 PM

Saturday,
June 5, 2010
8:00 PM

Monday,
June 7, 2010
7:30 PM
Metropolitan Opera
New York, NY

LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS
Music by Fryderyk Chopin

AMERICAN BALLET THEATER
Company Premiere
Choreography by John Neumeier
Based on Alexandre Dumas’ novel La Dame aux Camelias

Info & tickets
Friday,
June 4, 2010

Sunday,
June 6, 2010

Monday,
June21, 2010
New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater
New York, NY

ALL ROBBINS:
DEFINITIVE CHOPIN

DANCES AT A GATHERING
OTHER DANCES
THE CONCERT
Music by Fryderyk Chopin

Choreography by Jerome Robbins

Info & tickets
Tuesday,
June 8, 2010
8:00 PM
Weill Recital Hall,
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
2010 CHOPIN FOUNDATION COMPETITION WINNER

Artists to be announced
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NEW BRITAIN







Sunday,
March 7, 2010
4:00 PM
Torp Theatre, Central
Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT
TRIBUTE TO FRYDERYK CHOPIN
All - Chopin program: (Nocturne E-moll op.posth; Ballade G -moll; Polonaise A-dur Op.40; 3 Waltzes; Impromptu As-dur; Ballade As-dur; Nocturne Cis-moll Op.27 Nr 1; Scherzo B-moll; 4 Mazurkas; Scherzo H-moll)

Program presented by the The Endowed Chair in Polish and Polish American Studies at Central Connecticut State University and the Embassy of Poland in Washington DC.

EWA POBLOCKA - piano

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Free and open to the public.

Directions

For additional information please call: 860 832-2085




PHILADELPHIA






Monday,
January 18, 2010
7:30 PM
Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater
Philadelphia, PA
CHOPIN THE STORYTELLER
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel:
Chopin (Ballade, No. 2 in F major, Op. 38; Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52; Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23; Ballade No. 3 in A-flat, Op. 47), Schumann (Novelette in D, Op. 21, No. 4)

JEFFREY SIEGEL piano
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Tuesday,
January 19, 2010
8:00 PM
Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater
Philadelphia, PA
ALL-CHOPIN PROGRAM
(Impromptu in F-sharp Major, Op. 36; Ballade in A-flat Major, Op. 47; Fantasy in F Minor, Op. 49; Nocturnes in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 1; Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2; Scherzo in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39; Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 28)

GARRICK OHLSSON piano
Info & tickets
Monday,
February 8, 2010
8:00 PM
Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater
Philadelphia, PA
CHOPIN (Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61; Selection of Three Mazurkas, Op. 56; Mazurkas, Op. 41; Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise, Op.22), SCHUMANN (Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17; Fantasiestuecke, Op. 12)

EMANUEL AX piano
Info & tickets
Wednesday,
March 10, 2010
7:30 PM

Saturday,
March 13, 2010
8:00 PM

Sunday,
March 14, 2010
2:00 PM
Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater
Philadelphia, PA
THE CROSSED LINE
Music by Fryderyk Chopin
Choreography by Matthew Neenan
IN THE NIGHT
Music by Fryderyk Chopin
Choreography by Jerome Robbins
THE CONCERT
Music by Fryderyk Chopin
Choreography by Jerome Robbins

PENSYLVANIA BALLET
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Monday,
April 19, 2010
7:30 PM
Kimmel Center, Perelman Theater
Philadelphia, PA
CHOPIN AND THE FUTURE
Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel:
Chopin (Prelude in A minor, Op 28, No. 2), Tchaikovsky (Un poco di Chopin, Op. 72, No. 15), Debussy (Etude for the five Fingers), Scriabin (Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 2, No. 1; Etude in D-sharp minor, Op. 8, No. 12), Faure (Nocturne No. 3 in A-flat, Op. 33, No 3), Lutoslawski (Etude No. 1), LiebermannSzymanowski (Two Mazurkas, Op. 50), Chopin
Chopin's music is the cornerstone of all modern harmony. Works of Chopin and composers inspired by him.

JEFFREY SIEGEL piano
(Nocturne No. 4, Op. 38), (Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op 45; Etude in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12 (Revolutionary)
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May 15, 2010
3:00 PM

German Society of Pennsylvania
Concert
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Washington D.C.

April 17, 2010
6:00 PM

Embassy of Poland in Washington D.C.
Concert and Panel presentation on Chopin and Music in the 21st Century
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Baltimore / D.C.




Sunday,
January 31, 2010
5:30 PM
Shriver Hall Concert Series
Baltimore, MD
CHOPIN (Polonaise Fantaisie, Op. 61; Mazurkas, Op. 56; Mazurkas, Op. 41; Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise, Op. 22), SCHUMANN (Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17; Fantasiestücke, Op. 12)

EMANUEL AX piano
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Saturday, March 6, 2010
All Day

Center for the Arts at Towson University
Symposium: "Chopin, Culture and Society"Info & tickets
Saturday, March 6, 2010
7:30 PM

Center for the Arts at Towson University
American Tribute to Chopin 200th Birthday Concert (Piano Concerto in F-minor; Sonata for Cello and Piano; Rondo Op.73 for Two Pianos; selection of songs)
Info & tickets
March 24, 2010
8:15 PM

Recital Hall at the Towson University Center for the Arts
American Tribute to Chopin – Generation Y Performs Chopin
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Thursday,
March 25, 2010
7:30 PM
Mansion at Strathmore Arts Center
North Bethesda, MD
ALL-CHOPIN PROGRAM
that celebrates the 200th anniversary of Chopin’s birth, including the Polonaise-Fantasie in A flat Major Op. 61 and Polonaise Op.53 in A flat Major

NAOMI KUDO piano
Info & tickets
March 27, 2010
8:15 PM

Recital Hall at the Towson University Center for the Arts
Chopin and His Contemporaries Concert (works by Fryderyk Chopin, Bedrich Smetena and Robert Schumann)
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March 28, 2010
3:00 PM

Oak Crest Village
American Tribute to Chopin (Piano Concerto in F-minor; Polonaise for Cello and Piano)
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Bloomington, IN


March 10 – 11, 2010
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Symposium and Concert
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Chicago






Sunday,
January 10, 2010
3:00 PM
Symphony Center
Chicago, IL

CHOPIN (Polonaise-Fantasy in A-flat Major, Op. 61; Mazurka in C Major, Op. 24, No. 2; Mazurka in C Minor, Op. 56, No. 3; Mazurkas, Op. 41; Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brilliante), SCHUMANN (Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17; Fantasiestücke, Op. 12)

EMANUEL AX piano

After the performance, Emanuel Ax will be signing CDs in the Grainger Ballroom
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Los Angeles






Wednesday,
January 27, 2010
8:00 PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, CA

EMANUEL AX AND YO-YO MA IN RECITAL:
Schumann (Adagio and Allegro;Five Pieces in Folk Style; Fantasiestuecke, Op. 73), Lieberson (Remembering Schumann), Chopin (Polonaise brillante; Sonata in G minor)

EMANUEL AX piano
YO-YO MA cello
Info & tickets
Thursday,
March 25, 2010
8:00 PM

Friday,
March 26, 2010
8:00 PM

Saturday,
March 27, 2010
2:00 PM
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, CA

AX PLAYS CHOPIN:
Berlioz (Le Corsaire Overture), Chopin (Piano Concerto No. 2), Shostakovich (Symphony No. 6)

EMANUEL AX piano
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
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San Francisco






Tuesday,
January 26, 2010
8:00 PM

SOLD OUT; returned tickets may become available the day of the show
Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

YO-YO MA AND EMANUEL AX IN RECITAL:
Schumann
(Adagio and Allegro; Five Pieces in Folk Style; Fantasiestücke, Opus 73), Lieberson (Remembering Schumann, World Premiere), Chopin (Polonaise brillante; Cello Sonata)

YO-YO MA cello
EMANUEL AX piano
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Saturday,
March 20, 2010
8:00 PM
Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

DAWN UPSHAW AND EMANUEL AX
PERFORM SONGS OF SCHUMANN AND CHOPIN
and a new work byOsvaldo Golijov

DAWN UPSHAW soprano
EMANUEL AX piano
MICHAEL WARD-BERGEMAN hyper-accordion
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Sunday,
April 25, 2010
7:00 PM
Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

EMANUEL AX IN RECITAL:
Chopin
(Polonaise-Fantasie; Four Mazurkas, Opus 41; Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise), Ades (Three Mazurkas), Schumann (Fantasy in C major; Fantasiestücke, Opus 12)

EMANUEL AX piano
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Birmingham, Alabama




Friday,
February 12, 2010
7:00 PM
Samford University
Brock Recital Hall
Birmingham, AL

AGE OF ROMANCE FESTIVAL: SCHUMANN & CHOPIN

ROBERT PLANO piano
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