Patron: The Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Australia
The Friends of Chopin Australia are dedicated to the music Fryderyk Chopin and the role it plays in Australia's musical life

The Friends of Chopin Australia Fund is a tax-deductible fund listed on the Australian Register of Cultural Organisations maintained under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. As such, all donations of AUD $2 or more are tax-deductible.

Donations to the Friends of Chopin Australia through the Friends of Chopin Australia Fund may be applied to support the Australian International Chopin Piano Competition, events for members and the general public, or operating costs.

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"Bach is like an astronomer who, with the help of ciphers, finds the most wonderful stars...Beethoven embraced the universe with the power of his spirit... I do not climb so high. A long time ago I decided that my universe will be the soul and heart of man."
(Fryderyk Chopin in a letter to Delphine Potocka)
2 November 1924 - One of the earliest radio broadcasts featuring Chopin.
Miss Myrtle Liddy (Melbourne) performed Chopin's E minor Valse