Program of the 2016 Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in
Note: things keep changing, so take into account, please,
that the following program is liable to alterations.
March 7th, Monday
of an exhibition of
musical autographs of
Ludwig van Beethoven and other composers in the Jagiellonian
Library, 22 Mickiewicza street
Piano recital of Poland’s pianist Konrad Skolarski playing Ludwig van
Beethoven’s sonata in C sharp minor op. 27 no. 2 “Quasi
una fantasia” (Moonlight Sonata),
Frederic Chopin’s Ballada in F minor op. 52,
Alexander Scriabin’s Fantasy in H minor op.
28, and Ferenc Liszt’s Spanish Rhapsody
in the Krakow National Museum's Sukiennice Gallery
(Cloth Hall, upstairs) in the middle of the Rynek Glowny
central square. Poland’s Szymanowski Quartet of violinists Agata
Szymczewska and Grzegorz Kotow, violist Vladimir
Mykytka, and cellist Marcin Sieniawski render Waclaw
of Szamotuly’s 3 Chorales, Joseph Haydn’s string
quartet in H minor op. 33 no. 1, Karol Szymanowski’s
Nokturne and Tarantella op. 28, and
Ludwig van Beethoven’s string quartet in C major op. 59 no.
(admission 20 PLN).
March 9th, Wednesday
in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street
at Monte Casino street.
Georgijs Osokins and Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia
orchestra render Franciszek Lessel’s Overtrure
in G minor, Frederic Chopin’s piano concerto in E
minor op. 11, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s symphony no. 7 in A
major op. 92
(admission 40 PLN)
that Poland's Easter Festival of
Ludwig van Beethoven has been moved from Krakow to Warsaw in
2004 but even as most of its concerts happen in the
country's capital some events are organized in other cities
Mrs. Elzbieta Penderecka is the Artistic Director of the
18th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival.
The Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival is a member of the
European Festivals Association (EFA)
Culture Information Centers at
2 Sw. Jana Street, 11 Powisle street (near the
Krakow Royal Castle)
and in the Sukiennice-Cloth Hall on the Rynek
Glowny central square.