Sunday, October 18, 2009

MUSIC: Violin and Piano Recital at the Polish Consulate, October 27 – NYC

Kinga Augustyn, violin
Justyna Maj, piano

in a recital on Niccolò Paganini’s birthday anniversary

Tuesday, October 27, at 7.30 pm

The program will include:

J. BRAHMS Sonata No. 1, Op. 78
N. PAGANINI Cantabile
F. KREISLER Liebesleid, Liebesfreud
L. BERIO Sequenza VIII
A. ZARZYCKI Mazurek in G Major

The event is free and open to the public

RSVP by Monday, October 26: 646 237 2112, 646 237 2114;
Seating is limited; Latecomers will not be admitted during the performance.

De Lamar Mansion – the residence of the Consulate General of Poland
233 Madison Avenue at 37th Street (Jan Karski Corner)

Polish-born violinist KINGA AUGUSTYN has a Bachelors of Arts and Masters degree from of the Juilliard School in New York. As a recitalist and a chamber musician, she has appeared in the US at the Weill Hall (Carnegie Hall), Paul Hall, Alice Tully, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Lamar Mansion- Salon of Arts and Ideas, the Polish Embassy in Washington, DC. She received 2nd prize at the Kosciuszko Foundation Violin Competition.

The Polish-Canadian pianist JUSTYNA MAJ has performed solo and chamber music recitals throughout Canada, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Italy, the Czech Republic, Greece, China, USA and her native Poland. She is a winner of international and national piano competitions (Canadian Chopin Competition, Pacific Piano Competition, Göttingen Chopin Competition, Kay Meek Concerto Competition, and Toronto Symphony Orchestra Competition).