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Before the Grand Competition - Master Recitals - 1st October - 19th October 2020 Warsaw, Poland

  Before the Grand Competition -  Master Recitals At the time when the  18th International Chopin Competition  was to be held, (the competition has been postponed to next year), will remain a celebration of Chopin's music and great pianism. The Fryderyk Chopin Institute invites you to a series of piano masters’ recitals and chamber concerts, which will include performances by the most outstanding pianists of the previous editions of the Competition. The cycle of ten evenings will open on 1 October – the day of the International Music Day and the originally planned inauguration of the Competition – with the recital of  Seong-Jin Cho , the winner from 2015. In the following days we will hear recitals by  Eric Lu  (4th prize 2015),  Nelson Goerner  (Critics' Award, 1995),  Lukas Geniušas  (Second Prize, 2010),  Marc Laforêt  (Second Prize, 1985),  Yulianna Avdeeva  (Winner, 2010),  Philippe Giusiano  (Winner, 1995),  Gabriela Montero  (Third Prize, 1995), the outstanding Finnish p