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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Review by Schumann
In the 49th edition of the Leipzig’s newspaper "Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung" the famous review by Robert Schumann concerning the Variation in B-flat major Op. 2 on the theme from Don Juan, titled "Ein Opus II" is publised, with the sentence "Hut ab, ihr Herren! ein Genie".
  • Robert Schumann Ein Opus II, "Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung, Volume 33" – GOOGLE BOOKS

  • Variations Op. 2 – Internet Chopin Information Centre (NIFC)


Izabela Chopin writes to her brother
Izabela Chopin to her brother: "You are writing that our love is here. […] I am surprised how a woman can be so cold-hearted. It turns out that the palace for her [Konstancja Gładkowska] was more attractive; but You did poor business; however good taste, feelings! Oh, feelings! But apparently only in singing, for evidence for You."