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Aug 5, 2008

Blechacz performs at UN in NY in 2010 Chopin year

This is the exerpt from InfoChopin as of July 31, 2008.
The original Polish article is here.

InfoChopin as of July 31, 2008 reports that Rafał Blechacz will play at the United Nations Headquarters
for celebration of 200th anniversary of Frederic Chopin's birth during commemorative world tour in the year.

In a commemorative concert series in the year, performances by Blechacz
as well as such great pianists as Martha Argerich, Grigory Sokolov, Evgeny Kissin, Yundi Li
and Maurizio Pollini are also expected.

Blechacz's concert schedule is full for the next three years.
He is now in preparation for the Chopin piano concerto No.2 with New York Phil in October
and the recital at Salzburg Festival on Aug.15.

His new CD Vienna Classical Sonatas will be released by Deutsche Grammophon in Autumn.

He also is planning to start the study of his second theme, "ethics and philosophy"
at Nicolaus Copernicus University(UMK) in Torun.

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