• 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
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    • 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  
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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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8 July 1839. In his subsequent letter to Wojciech Grzymała, Chopin tries to persuade his friend to come to Nohant: "I know how hard it is for you to leave Paris, and despite my desire to see you and take pleasure in your company, I would not dare to insist; yet the lady of the house is starting to feel sad and is indeed sorry that you are nowhere in sight. An empty promise that frankly does not come as a surprise to me, yet it might perhaps be a charitable deed to come and visit us. Madame d’Agoult’s bed is waiting for you, if that may please you, apart from the two loving hearts which wither looking forward to see you". George Sand puts down an additional note herself: "We must necessarily see you. Your little one is in ill mood all the time. Perhaps he needs a life that is less peaceful, less recluse, and less regular then is possible in Nohant. Who knows? Perhaps he needs a little jaunt to Paris. I’m ready for any sacrifices just not to have to see him engulfed by melancholy. Please come and check his mental pulse. In whose power it is to grasp the fine line between physical ailment and mental longing? He will never admit that he is bored here to me. Yet I believe that I have guessed what is wrong. He is not used to such a serious life, and me, alarmingly, I am becoming more of a mother of a family and a pedagogue."