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72nd. International Chopin Piano Festival 4-12 August 2017, Duszniki Zdroj, Poland

A reproduction of a fragment of a picture depicting Chopin painted by Ludomir Sleńdziński (1951?) The  Dworek Chopina  where the piano recitals take place Welcome to the 72nd International Chopin Festival at the lovely Polish town of Duszniki Zdrój, a charming spa in Silesia on the mountainous Czech-Polish border not far from Wrocław. In this 72nd year of the festival, the artistic director Piotr Paleczny (his 25th anniversary in this position) has assembled a quite remarkable array of famous, musically outstanding and charismatic pianists, many of them prize-winners in international competitions. Most of the greatest pianists playing on the international stage today have appeared at Duszniki Zdroj, many at the very beginnings of their pianistic careers or shortly after winning major international competitions. 72nd. Duszniki International Chopin Piano Festival 4 August Friday 20.00 Inauguration recital  Nelson Freire   No   tickets 5 August Saturday 9.30 Mas