'Music for Peace' - Hiroshima, Japan - 20 June 2019 - Chopin and His Europe Festival (Chopin i jego Europa Festival) - Warsaw - 14 August - 1 September 2019

On 20 June 2019 in Hiroshima, Japan there was an outstandingly successful concert in the 
Music for Peace Series which also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Poland and Japan

Krzysztof Penderecki conducted the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra in two of his own works, the Prelude for Peace and his Violin Concerto No 2 'Metamorphosen'  (Soloist: Sayaka Shoji)

This was followed by the Beethoven Symphony No: 8 in F major Op. 93

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During the upcoming Chopin i jego Europa Festival (Chopin and His Europe Festival) in Warsaw 14 August - 1 September 2019 there will be two outstanding concerts with the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra in this Music for Peace series

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall
Symphonic Concert


Akie Amou sopran
Kazuyoshi Akiyama Conductor
Violetta Bielecka Choirmaster


IX Symphony in D Minor Op. 125 

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Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall
Symphonic Concert


Tatsuya Shimono Conductor


Stanisław Moniuszko

Bajka [Fairytale]

A Procession for Peace

Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima

Umi () for orchestra

Piano Concerto in F-minor Op. 21

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You might like to remember the remarkable Music for Peace concert and workshop I attended in Japan recently

Official programme for the Chopin i jego Europa Festival (Chopin and his Europe) 
14 August - 1 September 2019


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