Chopin concerts in Royal Łazienki Park began their 60th season. Outdoor concerts in the most beautiful Warsaw park is one of the main holiday attractions of the capital. This year, from May 19 at 12:00 and 16:00, until the end of September everyone can enjoy the Sunday afternoon, admission to all concerts is free.
The concerts became a cultural showcase of Warsaw. The first such event took place in 1959 and since then each edition has differed from the previous one. First, the season was started with the orchestra, there was also a period when the concerts had a verbal and musical form, where apart from the pianists, one could listen to actors reciting poetry.
Artists performing at the Chopin monument are both pianists making their first steps on international stages, as well as world-class musicians.
This year, the season was inaugurated by Krzysztof Jabłoński, the winner of the III Prize of the 11th International Competition. F. Chopin in Warsaw in 1985 and a number of leading prizes in international piano competitions around the world.
The climate of Chopin’s concerts is absolutely unique and being in a holiday in the capital you can not miss this cultural event. Each edition is unique and will delight even the most severe critics. Concerts have become a tradition that connects generations. It is a great idea to spend a free day in a fairy-tale place in the very center of the city, which will bring us back in time and delight in every detail.
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