Countdown to Chopin
First organized in 1959, the Sunday piano concerts that occur under the shadow of the Chopin monument in Łazienki Park have become one of the city’s proud calling cards. Listen to musicians both established and upcoming recite works from Chopin’s oeuvre in a pristine setting that the composer himself...
Heart(s) of Warsaw

Heart(s) of Warsaw

Features 11 February 2017 0

So you think you know Warsaw off-by-heart? Then impress that special someone with a romantic safari around the heart(s) of the city… Mostek Zakochanych ul. Przyczółkowa 394 Unveiled in 2012, this dinky 12-meter bridge is best enjoyed at night when fully illuminated. Having snapped your own love lock to...
The Home Of Chopin

The Home Of Chopin

Features 5 September 2016 0

Set 46 km west of Warsaw, a visit to the birthplace of composer Fryderyk Chopin has become a spiritual calling for the composer’s fans… It is, to many, the ultimate destination. For fans of Chopin, Żelazowa Wola is what the Vatican is to Catholics: a place of pilgrimage and...
It’s Chopin’s 206th birthday!
The great Polish composer was born on either February 22nd or March 1st, 1810 – it’s difficult to say for sure which is correct, as the parish baptismal record says one thing, and Chopin’s family says another. Luckily the concerts span both dates (a nice touch), so no worries:...
Chopin PASS

Chopin PASS

Partner news 14 September 2015 0

The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, together with CityInfo, have launched a direct connection between Warsaw and Żelazowa Wola as part of a new project entitled ChopinPASS. This package includes admission to the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw and to the birthplace of Fryderyk Chopin in Żelazowa Wola, as well as...
Sunday With Chopin
The first Chopin concerts were organized in Łazienki Park in 1959, shortly after the composer’s monument was rebuilt and put back in its place near the park’s main entrance next to the Belweder Palace. The monument itself has had a troubled history; the idea to raise a statue for...

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