The 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition has commenced in Warsaw.
PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. is the patron of the Chopin Anniversary Year 2010 and the sponsor of the 16th Chopin Piano Competition.
The International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition is a real feast for all admirers of classical music and Fryderyk Chopin's works. The event, which is held every five years, has always aroused great emotions and has frequently been the beginning of a great international career for many young pianists.
More than 80 most talented pianists from all over the world participate in the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. From 18 to 20 October 2010 the final auditions for the competition will be held. The name of the winner of this edition of the competition will be announced during a ceremonial gala event on 20 October 2010, and the prize-winners' concert has been planned for 21 October.
More information concerning the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition can be found at: www.konkurs.Chopin.pl
In the Chopin Anniversary Year 2010 PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna has already sponsored, among others, the Preliminaries to the 16th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition;the world premiere of the spectacle entitled "Let’s dance Chopin" on 22 May during Expo 2010 in Shanghai;the 6th International Music Festival entitled "Chopin and his Europe" held in Warsaw from 1 August to 3 September 2010.