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Łukasz Krupiński in Recital
1 and 2 June 2017

Join us as we presents a marvellous program of Bach/Busoni, Mozart, Ravel, and of course Chopin in supprt of the 3rd edition of the Australian International Chopin Piano Competition. [ Read More ]

Lacrimosa Dies Illa
17 October 2016

Today we mark the 167th anniversary of the death of Fryderyk Chopin. [ Read More ]

Dr Steven Lagerberg and Konrad Olszewski
13 and 14 May 2016

On 13 May Dr Steven Lagerberg presents a talk on his 10 year quest to uncover the heart of Chopin and provide a definitive diagnosis of his death, with musical accompaniement by Konrad Olszewski. On 14 of May the Friends present Konrad in recital. [ Read More ]

Chopin: A Letter through the Parisian Years
1 April 2016

3rd prize-winner of the 2nd Australian International Chopin Piano Competition Elina Akslerud is premiering her production 'Chopin: A Letter through the Parisian Years' in Paris on 1 April at the Foundation of the United States.[ Read More ]

Blog - 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition
3 - 20 October 2015

Vice-President of the Friends of Chopin Australia, Mr Ben James, is currently in Warsaw attending the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. He is blogging about his experiences here:[ Read More ]

Study Visit for the Improvement of Bilateral Relations
13-17 April 2015

Vice-President of the Friends of Chopin Australia, Mr Ben James, was granted a study visit by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Canberra and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to establish links with the National Institute of Fryderyk Chopin, and various other Government and Chopin related organisations in Poland. Read More

First Meeting of the Organisers of Chopin Piano Competitions
21–23 April 2015

The Friends of Chopin Australia were invited by the prestigious National Institute of Fryderyk Chopin (Warsaw, Poland) to attend the First Meeting of the Organisers of Chopin Piano Competitions, held in Radziejowice Palace in Poland. Read More

Membership of the International Federation of Chopin Societies
May 2015

The Friends of Chopin Australia were admitted into the International Federation of Chopin Societies in May this year at the IFCS Board Meeting and meeting in Toruń, Poland (General Meeting and Board Meeting, 14-17 May). Read More

Admission to the Register of Cultural Organisations
July 2014

The Friends of Chopin Australia were admitted to the Australian Register of Cultural Organisations in July 2014. Read More

"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