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73rd. International Chopin Piano Festival 3-11 August 2017, Duszniki Zdroj, Poland

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The Chopin Bench in Havana, Cuba


Full English details of the programmes, biographies of Artists and Professors as well as Masterclasses are available using this link: http://festival.pl/wp-content/uploads/73-MFCh_2018_EN.pdf Concerts 
From the Reviewer's Notebook 


TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 CHOPIN’S MANOR 4:00 PM ALEXANDER ULLMAN
A little under a year ago Alexander Ullman won the First prize at the 11th Liszt International Competition in Utrecht. In 2011 he had also won the First Prize at the Liszt Competition in Budapest. He has been guided by many eminent professors, made numerous award-winning recordings and appeared as a soloist with prestigious international orchestras. So it was with some excitement and anticipation I looked forward to this piano recital.
The first half of his recital was dominated by late works of Liszt, a few of which I was unfamiliar with.  He opened his recital with En rĂªve (Dreaming) Nocturne S 207 (1885). In his old age Liszt became quite economical and abstract in …