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We would like to invite you to the Saturday Chopin Nocturnes – this week Karol Radziwonowicz will give a piano recital at 7 PM on the Terrace of the Ostrogski Palace.


In programme:

Polonaise in G minor (1817)

Nocturne in H-flat minor, Nocturne in B major Op. 9

Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor Op. 66

Waltz inA minor Op. 34 nr 2

Waltz in C-sharp minor Op. 64 nr 2

Mazurka in A minor Op. 68 nr 2

2 Nocturnes Op. 62

Polonaise in A major Op. 40 nr 1


Free entrance


Karol Radziwonowicz – graduated from The Fryderyk Chopin  Academy of Music in Warsaw with the highest honors, later he studied under George Sebok at the Indiana University in Bloomington (he recivedthe Fulbright Scholarship). He is prize-winner at a number of important competitions.

One of the great Radziwonowicz successes was his performance at Carnegie Hall in New York with Sinfonia Varsovia on the 60th anniversary of Ignacy Jan Paderewski's death. After that triumph, Radziwonowicz received the invitation to perform at Musik Festspielehause in Salzburg and Berliner Philharmonie . In May 2006, Radziwonowicz presented his art at  Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

The artist has cooperated with many well-known symphony orchestras including Warsaw National Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Polish Radio and Television, Sinfonia Varsovia, the Neues Gewandhaus Grosses Rundfunkorchester, and Nationale Argentina Symphony Orchestra. He has also appeared in many international festivals, such as Wratislavia Cantans, Chopin Festival at Duszniki-Zdroj, Mozart Summer Festival in Warsaw, Liszt Festival in Utrecht, Saint-Cere Festival in France Musicora Festival in Paris, International Tokyo Music Festival, Festival Europalia in Haag, Festival d'été de Quebec in Canada, Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles (California), Musical Kremlin Festival in Moscow. He toured many times throughout Latin America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, San Salvador, Panama Belize.

Radziwonowicz has been the first in the history of world recordings to record al. of piano works of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a feat rewarded by French critics (Diapason d’Or). Together with the string quintet I Solisti di Varsavia he recorded a compact disc of al. orchestra works of Chopin in chamber arrangements (nomination for the 2002 Fryderyk award).