• Chopin Year Celebrations

    A Calendar of Events letting you know what, where and when is happening throughout the Chopin Year:

    • Events: concerts, exhibitions, shows and many others
    • Reports
    • Interviews
    • Kordegarda CHOPIN 2010
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  • Information Resource

    A wealth of information about Fryderyk Chopin’s life and work:  

    • Quizzes and interesting facts
    • Recommended recordings and publications
    • Educational resources  
    • Image bank  
    • Presentation of places connected Chopin  
    • Links to competent sources
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  • CHOPIN For Kids

    An inspiring guide helping children to enter the exciting word of Fryderyk Chopin’s music:

    • Interactive games and activities for the youngest ones
    • Tips and guidelines for parents
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  • Inter:Act

    Engaging social networking initiatives revolving around the Chopin Year.

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  • TV Programme

    An archive of past episodes of the show broadcast on TVP1 plus.

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  • Chopin 2010
    Celebrations Office

    A platform for exchanging information between institutions, journalists and organisers of jubilee events. Brings you official information about:

    • Past, present and planned activities of the Office
    • artProjects: mobile artistic projects
    • Chopin-themed tours
    • Chopin 2010 Press Office

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Keep the Waltz for yourself
Paris, Chopin in his letter to a pianist, Karolina de Belleville-Oury in London: "When it comes to the Waltz [Waltz in F minor (Op 70 No. 2)], which I had the pleasure to write for You, please, keep it for yourself. I wouldn’t like it to see the daylight. However, I would like to hear you playing it and participate in one of your elegant parties, where you interpret so formidably those who are masters for us all, great authors, such as Mozart, Beethoven and Hummel. I still hear Adagio by Hummel, which you performed several years ago in Paris at Erard’s, and I assure you that there is little piano music, despite the local concerts, which would be able to make me forget the pleasure of listening to your play at that evening."
  • Waltz in F minor (Op. 70 No. 2) – Internet Chopin Information Centre (NIFC)