Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles is an annual piano festival honoring the famous virtuoso pianist, composer and politician Ignacy Paderewski (1860-1941). The 2020 edition of the festival is a two days event with all the events available online due to the pandemic with tickets available for token price of $5 or a possibly more generous donation. This year festival opens on November 6, which is the 160th anniversary of Paderewski’s birthday.
The Gala Concert featuring accomplished pianist Adam Zukiewicz will be streamed live from the Greely Auditorium of the University of Northern Colorado in Greely, CO. His program includes a selection of works by Chopin, Gershwin and Paderewski, as well as Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata,” a work performed by Paderewski in a 1937 film with that same title.
Adam Zukiewicz is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed concert pianist who also has teaches as a Professor at the University of Northern Colorado in Greely. His aartistry has been universally admired by audiences in Europe, United States and Canada, Brazil, Japan, and Hong Kong, among others. Mr. Zukiewicz’s concerts feature innovative programming that explores connections between classical and popular repertoire and his unique approach has been enthusiastically received across the world.
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This concert is online, and requires a ticket reservation.