Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Magdalena Baczewska to play at the Consulate - NYC

The Consulate General of Poland in New York and the De Lamar Mansion Salon of Arts & Ideas will present a piano recital – Chopin and His Legacy by Magdalena Baczewska on Sunday, October 17, at 4:00 pm. The program will consist of works by Chopin, Gershwin, Liszt, Paderewski, Ginastera, Szymanowski and Rachmaninov, and will be held at the Consulate (233 Madison Avenue, NYC).

As a winner of international piano competitions, Magdalena has appeared worldwide as a solo artist and in orchestral performances. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music, along with Bachelor and Master's Degree from the Mannes College of Music, New School University. She is a faculty member at the John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University in New Jersey and at the International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York City. She was among the jurors of the International Chopin Competition at Columbia University.

Her recordings and performances have been hailed as "eloquent and technically flawless" (The Washington Post).

The event is free and open to the public. Registration required. Contact :evz@polishconsulateny.org, (646) 237-2114.