CHOPIN 2010
  • 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 Chopin2010.pl 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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    Registering at the portal chopin2010.pl brings you the possibility to:

    • Log on to all six Chopin websites
    • Submit and then update events held as part of the Chopin Year
    • Create a personalised  list of events and print it out in a handy form  
    • Subscribe to a newsletter and take part in competitions with attractive prizes to win
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Solagne's wedding
Solange Dudevant (daughter of George Sand) and August Clésinger’s wedding takes place in Nohant. George Sand informed Chopin about the planned wedding already on May 1st. Chopin was against Clésinger’s proposal, however, on May 15, he wrote to Sand: "Nobody from among your friends does not wish in more sincere manner happiness for your child. Please, tell it to her from me." And several days later he writes to Solange: "You are at the peak of your happiness – I would like to see you always like that. I wish you from all my soul enduring prosperity." Already after the wedding, in his letter on June 8 written to his family, he expressed a completely different opinion: "When it comes to Sola’s wedding, it took place in the countryside, during time when I was weak, I am honestly not angry with this, because I don’t know what I would say to all this. – He, the groom, devil knows from what family. […] Madame S has written to me from the countryside about him: il est hardi, lettre, actif et ambiteux – they are supposed to be his qualities! It was a moment of folly, which didn’t last a month and there was nobody to pour cold water."

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