The complete grand final of the 1st Australian International Chopin Piano Competition as originally webcast by the Australian National University School of Music. With a bonus introductory interview with Artistic Director Arnan Wiesel and other jury members at the beginning.
Features interviews with the three finalists Peter de Jager (winner), Oliver She and Gracjan Szymczak. Also featuring interviews with Wanda Horky, Dr Jolanta Gallagher, and His Excellency Mr Andrzej Jaroszynski, the Ambassador of Poland to Australia
A documentary from the BBC about the life of Chopin and the women whose voices inspired his music. This film was made to mark the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, and follows young pianist James Rhodes on a journey to Warsaw, Paris and London to discover the real women who had such a powerful influence on the composer.
Winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson is regarded as one of the world's leading performers of the music of Chopin. In this video he is in discussion with Anthony J. Cascardi the Director of the Townsend Centre for the Humanities at the University of California Berkely as part of the Forum on the Humanities and the Public World.
Tom Service of the BBC explores issues of performance practice, tradition and the power of Chopin's music across both historical and cultural bounds through interviews with Kenneth Hamilton, scholar of the virtuoso traditions of the 19th & 20th centuries, as well as maestros Maurizio Pollini and Krystian Zimmerman in this podcast from 2009.
Benjamin Zander is the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and a guest conductor around the world. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.
Chopin rarely left behind just one version of his works. More often, there are three or more versions -- any or all of which might be considered authoritative. This online archive provides digital images of all the available primary sources of Chopin's music free of charge in a unique format that allows comparison and recombination of different versions.
Horky, Wanda. Chopin in Australia (2010)
Chopin Bibliography (NIFC) - http://en.chopin.nifc.pl/chopin/bibliography/search
Chopin: Complete Works - Android - This app features a complete list of the works of Chopin with links to scores and videos.
Chopin-Żelazowa Wola - Android - This is an audioguide to the house and grounds of Chopin's birthplace, Żelazowa Wola.
Warsaw Chopin Guide - Android - This app has a calendar of concerts, festivals and cultural events as well as walking maps and audioguides.
Chopin Year - iPhone/iPad - This app contains information about events that occured in the Chopin bicentenniel year 2010.
Chopin Info Hub - Windows - An interesting hub of information, youtube clips, Flickr photos and Twitter quotes all relating to Chopin.
Frederic Chopin FANfinity - Windows - Tap into a Chopin fan community, including the ability to find concerts and tickets.
Radio Chopin - A collection of 200 short radio pieces on aspects of Chopin's life and music. www.radiochopin.org