|Born||March 1, 1810|
|Hometown||Żelazowa Wola, Poland|
|Partner||George Sand , Maria Wodzińska|
|Parents||Nicolas Chopin , Tekla Justyna Chopin|
Nashville hosts its first major International Piano Competition, bringing globally decorated young pianists to Music City
- Nashville hosted some of the most decorated young pianists on the international scene for the Nashville International Chopin Piano Competition.
- Sports·The Northwestern
The first night of the Miss Wisconsin Competition concluded with the announcement of preliminary winners in two phases of competition.Thanks for your feedback!
- World·Associated Press
A baroque Warsaw mansion hosting a museum dedicated to one of Europe’s greatest 19th century musicians, Polish pianist and composer Frederic Chopin, is reopening with a new focus on original artifacts after months of pandemic-spurred renovations. “The main reason of this refurbishing was to create a good atmosphere, good air conditions for the ... original objects," Artur Szklener, director of the National Frederic Chopin Institute said Thursday. The museum, which houses Chopin’s last piano, aThanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·The Joplin Globe, Mo.
Feb. 9—The definition of the word "recital" is important to pianist Steven Spooner. More than a concert, a recital features a focus on one instrument presenting a series of works by a performer who has memorized them. It's a definition tied to history — another thing Spooner values. "In the 1830s, most concerts were variety shows, with a singer, or a poet, or a variety of other groups would ...Thanks for your feedback!
‘Chopin’ “Kung Fu” and “Never Have I Ever” star Eddie Liu and Leon Dai will head the cast of “Chopin,” an upcoming Taiwan American immigrant story set in suburban U.S. They are joined by Taiwanese veteran actress Chen Shu-Fang. “Chopin” tells the story of Chopin Wu (played by Liu), who returns home to small-town America […]Thanks for your feedback!
- US·Associated Press
A 81-year-old Danish woman traveling from Africa to Canada was arrested at Warsaw airport on suspicion of illegal possession of heroin worth over $515,000, officials in Poland said Friday. Customs officers at Frederic Chopin airport decided to check the woman's luggage Sunday as she was transiting after becoming suspicious of her itinerary and uneasy behavior. Packages with five kilograms (11 pounds) of heroin were discovered under a false suitcase bottom.Thanks for your feedback!
- Lifestyle·The Telegraph
Frédéric Chopin spent the winter of 1838-39 with his lover and her two children in a monastery in Mallorca. The lover was the Romantic novelist best known by the male pseudonym under which she wrote most of her works: George Sand. Chopin was 28, Sand 34.Thanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·Amarillo Globe-News
Art Force Piano Series presents Dr. Slawomir Dobrzanski as the featured pianist on March 1 at the Concert Hall Theater at Amarillo College.Thanks for your feedback!
- News·Pal Item | Palladium-Item
New Orleans composer-pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk's jazz-like creations predated ragtime and New Orleans blues by half a centuryThanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·The Desert Sun
Three shows have been canceled by artists at the McCallum Theatre as a precautionary measure amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.Thanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.
Jan. 5—Pianist Eric Lu will perform Jan. 23 at Macalester College's Mairs Concert Hall as the opening act for the Frederic Chopin Society's 38th season. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place, including mask-wearing and checks for proof of vaccination at the door. Audience size is also limited to 50 percent capacity and patrons will be asked to space themselves accordingly. Because of the ...Thanks for your feedback!