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Chopinana festival is back. 8 Piano concerts in Palacio Paz with music composed by Chopin and others, played by musicians from all over the world. If you are not a real big fan of Chopin, it is still worth attending at least one concert, as it is given in the ball room of Palacio Paz, one of the most beautiful (ex-) private houses in Buenos Aires.

Here is the program, you can get tickets at Palacio Paz, Santa Fe 700 (circulo militar).

Wednesday, August 24, 7:30pm
Miroslav Kultishev (Russia)
Fantasy in C Minor KV 475, Sonata in C Minor KV 457 (Mozart) – 24 Preludes Op 28 (Chopin)
Wednesday, August 31st, 7:30pm
Raphael Lutschevsky (Poland)
Partita in B Flat Major (Bach) – Legend / Nocturne in B Flat Major; Concert Paraphrase “Krakowiak Fantastic” (Paderewski) – Polonaise in A Major, Op.40 (Military; Four Impromptus and the Polonaise in A flat Major, Op.53 (Heroic)(Chopin)
Friday, September 9, 7:30pm:
Goran Filipcec (Croatia)
Ciaccona (Bach/Busoni) – Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor “Appassionata” (Beethoven)- Fantasy on Bizet’s Carmen (Busoni) – Sonata Dante (Liszt) – Erlkonig (Schubert/Liszt) – Reminiscences of Bellini’s Norma (Liszt)
Wednesday, September 14th, 7:30pm:
Emiliano Turchetta (Argentina)
Grupo Vocal de Cámara ‘Tous Ensemble’, conducted by Emiliano Linares
Sposalizio, S 161 Nº 1; Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este, S 163 Nº 4; Invocation, S 173 Nº1; Via Crucis, S 53 (Liszt)
Wednesday, September 21st, 7:30pm:
Neal Larrabee (USA)
Sonata in D Major KV 311 (Mozart)- Gaspard de la Nuit (Ravel)- Impromtu in F sharp major, Op.36; Four Mazurkas, Op.24; Fantasia in F minor, Op.49; Andante spianatto and Grand Polonaise Brillante, Op.22 (Chopin)
Wednesday, September 28th, 7:30pm:
Mattheus (Austria)
Impromptu D.899 n°3 in G flat major; Impromptu D.899 N°4 in A Flat Major (Schubert) – Fantasia-Impromptu (Chopin) – Sonata Op 31 No. 2 in D minor “Tempest” (Beethoven) – Gustav Mahler meets Franz Liszt at the Palisades (Mattheus)
Wednesday, October 5th, 7:30pm:
Frederic Chiu (France)
Studios Opus 25 and Opus 10 (Chopin) – A boat on the ocean (Ravel)- Toccata op.11 and 3 Pieces from “Lieutenant Kijé” (Prokofiev/Frederic Chiu) – Symphony No 5 (Beethoven/Liszt)
Wednesday, October 12th, 7:30pm:
Martha Noguera (Argentina)
Sonata Op.27 No. 2 in C sharp minor (Beethoven) – Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel Op. 24 (Brahms)- Rondó Nº 1, Op.16 y la Polonesa Fantasía Op.61 (Chopin)