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Concert: Polish Classical Music
October 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
At this free concert, Igor Lipinski will perform music by 19th through 21st century Polish composers including: Fryderyk Chopin, Karol Szymanowski, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Grazyna Bacewicz, and Pawel Mykietyn. This recital will be a unique occasion to experience Poland’s musical heritage and diversity.
This event also commemorates the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence at the conclusion of WWI, following 123 years of partition. Please join the local Polish community in celebrating this joyous occasion by listening to beautiful and captivating music from some of the Poland’s most important composers.
The evening is organized by the Polish Student Association of UW-Madison and Mad-PolKA Productions, in cooperation and financial support from the Lapinski Fund and Polish Heritage Club – Madison, WI, as well as from the Sounds and Notes Foundation of Chicago. Donations for this performance are welcome!
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About the performer:
Prof. Igor Lipinski is a Poland native currently teaching at the University of Oklahoma. Lipinski won a Grand Prix at the Paderewski Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Poland. He has since received a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from Northwestern University and has performed over 100 concerts. This will be his first performance in Madison, WI.
Please note that this is not a CREECA-sponsored event.