Chopin in a sedan-chair

Today's short history is related to the unusual carriage that Chopin traveled in Dresden. In a letter of November 14, 1830, he wrote to his father, Mikołaj Chopin:

Two concerts for the price of one

In London, the world’s greatest classical music festival, BBC Proms, is held every summer. Many concerts take place at the famous Royal Albert Hall. When the hall dedicated to the husband of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert was opened in 1871, only 36 events were organized.

Anecdote from Piano Festival in Duszniki

Nocturne is a candlelight evening concert taking place during the International Chopin Piano Festival in Duszniki-Zdroj. The performances of the pianists are accompanied by a lecture on a selected subject connected with Chopin.

Artur Rubinstein: Chopin Etudes

Artur Rubinstein was once asked:
- Master, why do you play Chopin Etudes so slowly?

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