International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments

On the anniversary of Poland’s regaining of independence,The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, in collaboration with Polish Television and Polish Radio, is organizing the 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments.

This is an  event of extraordinary character. The Competition participants will be pianists from all over the world. They will have at their disposal period pianos from the collections of The Fryderyk Chopin Institute (Erards from 1838, 1849 and 1858; Pleyels from 1846 and 1854; and a Broadwood from 1843), originals and copies of period instruments.