Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC
On the 9th of February, 2023 at 19.00, Krzysztof Książek and Agnieszka Zahaczewska-Książek, i.e. Książek Piano Duo, winners of the 2nd International Polish Music Competition in the category of chamber ensemble will perform at the National Forum of Music for the first time. The pianists' repertoire will include Maurice Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole, as well as works by Polish composers - Fryderyk Chopin and Aleksander Tansman.
Rondo in C major for two pianos Op. 73 by Fryderyk Chopin, dated 1828, comes from the Warsaw period in the composer's oeuvre. The piece functions both in a version for solo piano and for two pianos.
La Grande Ville by Aleksander Tansman is an example of music created for a ballet based on one of the fairy tales of the Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen. It features elements of jazz, which the composer had the opportunity to encounter during his stay in the United States.