29.07.2018

12:00

Anna Maria Stańczyk

She has studied in Warsaw under the tutelage of Maria Zubelewicz-Bojar, Maria Poniatowska, Jan Ekier, Bronisława Kawalla and in London under Louis Kentner, with whom she later performed concerts for two pianos.

The pianist has received many awards, i.a. Award of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage for Merit to Polish Culture. In the Great Britain she created and ran the “Peripatetic Piano School”, she is also a co-founder and artistic director of the Archway Trust, an organisation supporting young pianists.

The artist is a founding member and artistic director of the “Music Floralia – Music in Flowers” International Piano Festival in Powsin.

Program

Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66

2 Études
in A-flat major, Op.25, No. 1
The Revolutionary Étude
in C minor, Op.10, No. 12

Nocturne in B-flat minor, Op.9, No. 2

Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

2 Waltzes, Op.64
in C-sharp minor, No. 2
in D-flat major, No. 1

Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. posth

Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53

16:00

Paweł Kowalski

One of the most versatile Polish musicians, he performs over forty pieces for the piano and orchestra by Mozart, Chopin, Panufnik, Kilar and Górecki, recitals, chamber music, film scores and jazz. The pianist was the first (after Krystian Zimmerman) to perform the piano concerto by Witold Lutosławski, which he played in Warsaw under a conductor.

Paweł Kowalski studied in Cologne, Warsaw and Vancouver, thanks to the Witold Lutosławski Scholarship. The pianist has performed in forty countries on four continents, and in all of the Polish Philharmonics.

Paweł Kowalski sat on the jury of six international piano competitions. He did the commentary on the XVII International Chopin Competition for TVP Kultura.

Program

Nocturne in F-sharp major, Op. 15, No. 2

Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31

Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66

Prelude in F-sharp minor, Op. 28, No. 8

2 Waltzes, Op.64
in C-sharp minor, No. 2
in D-flat major, No. 1

5 Mazurkas
in F minor, Op.7, No. 3
in E minor, Op. 41, No. 1
in C major, Op.68, No. 4
in F minor, Op. 68, No. 4
in C-sharp minor, Op. 63, No. 3

2 Polonaises
in A major, Op. 40, No. 1
in A-flat major, Op. 53