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"Chopin & Szymanowski" concert by pianist Magdalena Baczewska

Friday, September 16, 2016, at 6:00pm

Pianist Magdalena Baczewska unveils her latest album of music by Chopin and Szymanowski.

Review quotes:

"Wonderfully lyrical, beautifully shaped." - David Dubal, The Piano Matters

"Magnificent Chopin player!" - Donald Isler, Classical Music Guide Online

"Admirable." - Philippe Entremont

CDs will be available for sale. 

No more registration. Fully booked.

Born in Poland, Magdalena Baczewska [baCHEVska] has enjoyed a multi-faceted career as a pianist, harpsichordist, educator, recording artist, producer, and an administrator, currently serving as Director of the Music Performance Program and Lecturer in Music at Columbia University. She has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, China National Symphony, and Macao Symphony, among others. She has appeared in concert with maestro Tan Dun, as well as violinist Joshua Bell, and performed throughout Europe, China, and the US, appearing in Carnegie Hall (NYC), Davies Symphony Hall (San Francisco), National Center for Performing Arts (Beijing), Guangzhou Opera House (Guangzhou), and Salle Cortot (Paris), among others.

An avid educator, Baczewska has given piano master classes in the Central Conservatory (Beijing, China), Grassland International Music Festival (Hohhot, Inner Mongolia); International Keyboard Institute and Festival (NYC); New York Piano Festival (NYC). She is professor at Accademia Europea Villa Bossi in Varese, Italy.

Baczewska is a laureate of international piano competitions: the Chopin Competition at the Kosciuszko Foundation, Dorothy McKenzie Recognition Award, Prix du piano Ecoles d'Art Américaines Fontainebleau, Grand prix European American Music Alliance Paris, as well as the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Polish Minister of Culture. Baczewska holds Bachelor and Master's degrees from Mannes College The New School for Music, and her doctoral degree from Manhattan School of Music. Magdalena is a Yamaha Artist.

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