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A Fresh Twist on Polish Classics for Piano and Violin

Presented by The Polish Cultural Council in cooperation with the University of Pittsburgh Slavic Languages and Literatures Department. at Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Oct 08 2022
A Fresh Twist on Polish Classics for Piano and Violin

The virtuoso performance includes vibrant transcriptions of Fryderyk Chopin’s music as well as compositions by Karol Szymanowski, Henryk Wieniawski, Felix Borowski and Jarosław Gołembiowski.

The transcriptions by violinists Antoni Cofalic, Arthur Hartmann, and Fritz Kreisler are performed with the improvisational skill of pianist and composer Jarosław Gołembiowski in Chopin’s Prelude in E minor. Violinist Krzysztof Zimowski, Concertmaster at New Mexico Philharmonic, adds his vision of the original folk inspirations in mazurkas of Chopin and Henryk Wieniawski.  Throughout the concert, the artists engage with the audience informing them of the nuances of the transcriptions of

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Contact: 412-596-8349

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LOCATION

Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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