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Feb 9, 2011

Rafal Blechaz at Sundin Hall for Chopin Society--by Star Tribune

On Feb. 8, Star Tribune posted an article of Rafal Blechacz's recital at Sundin Hall, St. Paul on Sunday.  (by Claude Peck)

"Sundin Hall at Hamline University in St. Paul was sold out Sunday for the Twin Cities debut of pianist Rafal Blechacz,  who played music of Mozart, Debussy (a glowing rendition of "L'ile Joyeuse"), Szymanowski and -- naturally for this Polish musician -- Chopin.

The wavy-haired 25-year-old, who looks even younger in person, received standing ovations for his fiery, even thunderous playing. The Chopin Society proved again that it can draw some of the biggest keyboard talents in the world to its programs. This time they netted the Gold Medal Winner of the 2005 International Chopin Competition in Warsaw...."

Read the full story from the Star Tribune website

Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina FB page also has a posting of the recital.

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