The Program of the concert will include:
Chopin's Polish Songs, Op. 74, selection
- The maiden’s wish (Życzenie)
- Drinking song (Hulanka)
- Remembrance (Precz z moich oczu); lyrics: Adam Mickiewicz
- The messenger (Poseł)
- Melody (Melodia)
- United in death (Dwojaki koniec)
- The Ring (Pierścień)
- Troubled waters (Smutna rzeka)
and songs by Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff.
Iwona Sobotka achieved instant international acclaim as Grand Prix winner of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium in 2004. Other awards include first prizes at the East and West Artists International Auditions in New York, the Warsaw Polish Art Song Competition, and Paderewski Vocal Competition in Bydgoszcz.