• 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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Warsaw, Krakowskie Przedmieście St.

Ulica Krakowskie Przedmieście is closely linked to the history of Chopin and his family: to the three Warsaw addresses at which Fryderyk lived; to the places he was taught; to his first performances;...


Warsaw, Krasiński Square

The Teatr Narodowy on Plac Krasińskich [Krasiński Square] was the largest and most important national theatre; it functioned until 1833. It is unlikely that any of the artistic events of the 1820s...


Warsaw, National Theatre

The Teatr Narodowy on Plac Krasińskich [Krasiński Square] was the largest and most important national theatre; it functioned until 1833. It is unlikely that any of the artistic events of the 1820s...


Warsaw, Radziwiłł Palace

Radziwiłł Palace (also known as the Governor’s Palace), situated on ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście, is believed to have been the venue for Fryderyk Chopin’s first public performance. The debut of the...


Warsaw, Royal Baths Park

Following his early debut, the now renowned young Fryderyk was regularly invited to numerous Warsaw salons. One admirer of Fryderyk’s talent was Grand Duke Constantine, who heard the young virtuoso...


Warsaw, Saxon Palace

For the first seven years of his life, Fryderyk lived in the Saxon Palace. His father, Mikołaj Chopin, was a French teacher employed at the Warsaw Lyceum, which was housed in the palace at that time,...


Warsaw, The Chopins’ drawing-room in Krasiński Palace

Situated in the left wing of Czapski/Krasiński Palace was the third and last apartment in which Fryderyk Chopin lived in Warsaw. After the premature death of their youngest daughter, Emilia, the...


Warsaw, Ulica Miodowa

Ulica Miodowa was, after ulica Krakowskie Przedmieście, the street most often frequented by Fryderyk during his walks. Almost all his favourite establishments stood on this street, including sheet...


Warsaw, Warsaw Charitable Society

Five years after his debut—a concert at Radziwiłł Palace in aid of the Warsaw Charitable Society—Fryderyk Chopin gave another public performance, in the WCS’s own headquarters: the ‘Res Sacra Miser’...



During the journey to Vienna in 1829, Fryderyk and his friends, led by Romuald Hube, visited Cracow and the surrounding area, including Wieliczka, already fashionable in those times. Now seven...



Chopin visited Wrocław in passing several times. His longest stay there occurred in 1830, when, together with his friend Tytus, he stopped in the city on the way to Vienna. At the urging of the local...