Rafal Blechacz, piano

Date(s): 

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Rafal Blechacz is the recipient of the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award.

In 2005 Rafal Blechacz was the uncontested winner of the 15th Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw, garnering not only the Grand Prize, but also all four of the special prizes (mazurka, polonaise, concerto and sonata) and the Competition’s audience prize as well.   Now with an exclusive Deutsche Grammophon recording contract, many awards and much acclaim, Blechacz makes his Chicago debut.

Program: 

6:30pm pre-concert lecture with Abigail Fine

7:30 program:

J.S Bach:
    Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV 827

Beethoven: 
    Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique”  

Chopin:
   Nocturne in A-flat Major, Op. 32
   Two polonaises, Op. 40
   Three mazurkas, Op. 63
   Scherzo no. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39

Performance Title: 

Rafal Blechacz, piano

Performer(s): 

Rafal Blechacz, piano

Date(s): 

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Venue: 

Mandel Hall

Location: 

1131 East 57th Street Chicago, IL 60637

Additional Materials: 

Cost: 

$35 / $5 students
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