COMPETITION NEWSPAPER COMPETITION NEWSPAPER

“Chopin Express” is an official, bilingual newspaper of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition published by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute with the cooperation of the musical magazine „Gramophone”. The newspaper will be distributed for free during the whole Competition in the streets of Warsaw and in the Warsaw Philharmonic. After the beginning of the Competition a CD recording with the selected, most interesting performances from each day of the auditions will be added to every issue of the paper.


pdf 23.10.2010 – Issue 23 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: interview with Paweł Potoroczyn, director of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute; article about the Paderewski Piano Competition; interview with Michael Lang, President of Deutsche Grammophon; review of the Price Winners’ Concert.


pdf 22.10.2010 – Issue 22 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: portrait of the winner of the Competition – Yulianna Avdeeva; an interview with Alicja Knast about the new Chopin Museum in Warsaw; report from the ceremony of honouring professor Jan Ekier with the Order of the White Eagle; three CDs of Competition Finals


pdf 21.10.2010 – Issue 21 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: portraits of the laureates of the Competition; an interview with Bella Davidovich – member of the jury; “Chopin above all things” – an interview with Prof. Mieczysław Tomaszewski


pdf 20.10.2010 – Issue 20 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the second day of the finals; an interview with Fou Ts’ong about his impressions and opinions on the Competition; Philip Clark’s review of the series “The Real Chopin”; Jérôme Bony – essay “The temple of Chopin”


pdf 19.10.2010 – Issue 19 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the first day of the finals; an interview with Adam Harasiewicz – member of the Jury; Ludwik Erhardt’s essay on Chopin as the songwriter; John Allison’s review of the CD with Chopin Songs in the series The Real Chopin


pdf 18.10.2010 – Issue 18 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: Krzysztof Komarnicki’s article about the Chopin Piano Concertos; an interview with Michie Koyama – member of the Jury; “Chopin under the microscope” – an interview with Prof. Irena Poniatowska; two CDs of Competition auditions


pdf 17.10.2010 – Issue 17 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the last day of the 3rd stage auditions and the verdict of the jury; an interview with Zarin Mehta - President of the New York Philharmonic; Garrick Ohlsson, Ingrid Fliter and Stephen Hough about their epiphanies of Chopin


pdf 16.10.2010 – Issue 16 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the second day of the 3rd stage auditions; Mikołaj Baliszewski’s article about the multimedia exhibition of Chopin’s manuscripts; essay about Chopin as a concert pianist by Jeremy Nicholas; two CDs of Competition auditions


pdf 15.10.2010 – Issue 15 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: a summary of the 2nd stage; reports from the first day of the 3rd stage auditions; an interview with Dang Thai Son – member of the Jury; Geoffrey Norris’s article “Second place, first-class career”; the 11th CD of Competition auditions


pdf 14.10.2010 – Issue 14 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the last day of the 2nd stage auditions and the verdict of the jury; an interview with Paolo Fazioli concerning the Fazioli grand piano; an interview with Józef Kański who recalls the past Chopin Competitions


pdf 13.10.2010 – Issue 13 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the fourth day of the 2nd stage auditions; continuation of Stanisław Dybowski’s article about the history of Chopin Competition; John Allison’s article about the exhibition Chopin – iconosphere of Romanticism; two CDs of Competition auditions


pdf 12.10.2010 – Issue 12 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the third day of the 2nd stage auditions; an interview with Kevin Kenner – member of the Jury; Stanisław Dybowski’s article devoted to the first three Chopin Competitions; the next CD of Competition auditions


pdf 11.10.2010 – Issue 11 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the second day of the 2nd stage auditions; Jacek Melchior’s article discussing the selected films about Chopin’s life; Emma Baker watching the Jury at work; the next CD of Competition auditions.


pdf 10.10.2010 – Issue 10 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the first day of the 2nd stage auditions; two interviews: with Peter Grote about the Kawai grand pianos and with Jan Ekier about the National Edition of the works of F. Chopin


pdf 9.10.2010 – Issue 9 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: an interview with Martha Argerich; an essay on Asian pianism by Krzysztof Komarnicki; an article on one of the biggest hoaxes in music history – Chopin’s “letters” to Delfina Potocka by Krzysztof Komarnicki; the fifth CD of Competition auditions


pdf 8.10.2010 – Issue 8 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the last day of the 1st stage auditions; list of candidates qualified for the second round; interview with Philippe Entremont – member of the Jury; Kenneth Hamilton’s article picturing Chopin as a teacher; the fourth CD of Competition auditions


pdf 7.10.2010 – Issue 7 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the fourth day of the auditions; about Steinway pianos interview with Gerrit Glaner; second part of Stanisław Dybowski’s article on the history of the jury of the Chopin Piano Competition; the third CD of Competition auditions


pdf 6.10.2010 – Issue 6 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the third day of the auditions; interview with Piotr Paleczny – vice-chairman of the Jury; first part of Stanisław Dybowski’s article telling the history of the jury of the Chopin Piano Competition; the second CD of Competition auditions


pdf 5.10.2010 – Issue 5 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the second day of the auditions; interview with Yoshihiro Doi – general Manager of Yamaha Corporation; Ludwik Erhard’s article devoted to the relations between Chopin and Schumann; the first CD of Competition auditions


pdf 4.10.2010 – Issue 4 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: reports from the first day of the auditions; interview with one of the members of the Jury – Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń; Bryce Morrison’s article on the style of Chopin’s music


pdf 3.10.2010 – Issue 3 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: an interview with Nelson Freire; an essay on the specificity of jury’s work by Krzysztof Komarnicki; Marcin Majchrowski’s article devoted to the history and development of the grand piano


pdf 2.10.2010 – Issue 2 [download PDF file]
In the issue i.a.: an interview with Andrzej Jasiński – chairman of the Jury; Stanisław Dybowski’s article on the history of the 1st Chopin Competition; a portrait of Martha Argerich as a chamber musician by Dorota Szwarcman.


pdf 1.10.2010 – Issue 1 [download PDF file]
In the issue: preface by Jerzy Buzek, The President of the European Parlament; Stanisław Dybowski’s article on the history of the piano; an essay about Mitsuko Uchida by Bartosz Kamiński