Saturday 14 October 2017 7:30PM

Polish Music Day with Jennifer Pike and Friends

Szymanowska, Knapik, Górecki, Chopin and Oginski


  • Jennifer Pike violin
  • Guy Johnston cello
  • Tom Poster piano

Maria Szymanowska, born in Warsaw in 1789, earned an international reputation as a composer-virtuoso and played for the Royal Philharmonic Society in London in 1824. Her brilliant miniatures, the famous Nocturne in B flat among them, paved the way for Chopin’s compositions.

The finale of Polish Music Day also includes Górecki’s Pożegnanie and Eugeniusz Knapik’s hauntingly beautiful Partita.

  • Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831)
        • Polonaise in F minor
        • Nocturne in B flat major
  • Eugeniusz Knapik (b.1951)
        • Partita for violin and piano
  • Interval
  • Mikolaj Górecki (b.1971)
        • Pozegnanie (Farewell)
  • Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
        • Piano Trio in G minor Op. 8
  • Encore
  • Michal Kleofas Oginski (1765-1833)
        • Pozegnanie Ojczyzny

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