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17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition, Warsaw, 1-23 October 2015

With the tremendous advances in technology in the last five years and the sterling efforts of the National Fryderyk Chopin Institute in providing live streaming of the entire competition, I feel a detailed internet journal as I last presented it in 2010 is now redundant. Millions of voices are commenting on the competition in a veritable storm of brief assessments.  I will keep a type of occasional  personal  internet journal instead of writing it in longhand as I once did years ago.  For reflections on each stage of the competition see below... My general opinions expressed in the last competition in 2010 of Chopin, pianists, performing and competitions have scarcely changed. The link to my account of the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition, Warsaw, 2010 and With the explosion in social media I