Tuesday, 23 August 2016
German and Austrian composers occupy eight of top 10 places in survey of leading conductors by BBC Music magazine.
Thursday, 18 August 2016
It has become a tradition for the Chopin and his Europe Festival to organize Chopin concerts in front of an urn at the Holy Cross Basilica in Warsaw, where the great Polish Romantic composer’s heart is resting.
Sunday, 14 August 2016
The brightest stars of the music world, including laureates of last year’s Chopin Competition – the International “Chopin and his Europe” Festival begins on 15 August in Warsaw, this year under the motto “From Italy to Poland: from Mozart to Bellini”.
Tuesday, 2 August 2016
Seong-Jin Cho, the winner of last year’s Chopin Competition, Szymon Nehring, the highest awarded Pole, alongside Eugen Indjic, Denis Kozhukhin, Vadim Kholodenko and Christian Zacharias – the 71st International Chopin Piano Festival in Duszniki-Zdrój begins on 5 August.
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
With more than a century’s old tradition, the prestigious BBC Proms Festival is one of the world’s largest classical music festivals built around an immense repertoire. This year’s edition starts on 15 July and ends on 10 September.
Friday, 1 July 2016
The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro open on 5 August. The Ludwig van Beethoven Association again has the honour to co-organize the “Polish Day” as part of this global sports celebration. One of the heroes will be the excellent young pianist, Szymon Nehring.
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Janina Paradowska, a prominent journalist and columnist died at the age of 74. She was a loyal ambassador for the Ludwig van Beethoven Ester Festival in Warsaw.