"Chopin in the Garden

Taking inspiration from recitals in Paris, Warsaw, and Zelazowa Wola (Chopin’s birthplace), this recital from Łukasz Krupiński takes place in a beautiful private gardent setting.


Brian and Dianne Anderson are opening their beautiful garden on 12 and 13 Jauary 2019 for this exquisite recital from Łukasz Krupiński. The Anderson's garden has twice been a part of Australia’s Open Garden Scheme. Guests are welcome to spread a blanket on the grass in the shade of the trees and share the beautiful strains of Lukasz incomparable playing in the warm afternoon sun with some friends.


ABOUT ŁUKASZ

Dsitinguished concert pianist Łukasz Krupiński will be holidaying in Canberra with the Anderson’s in January and is giving a special performance whilst here. ​ Since first coming to Australia in 2014 for the 2nd Australian International Chopin Piano Competition in Canberra, Łukasz's career has enjoyed a stellar trajectory. He has performed for the President of Poland and for the President of China, he has made his debut in Carnegie Hall, and has performed with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra. Łukasz has given numerous concerts in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Belgium, France, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Italy, Russia, China, South Korea, Japan, Australia and the USA, including a special performance for the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Łukasz first returned to Australia for the Friends of Chopin Australia in June 2017 and has become a very dear friend.


Łukasz was the winner of the 7th International Piano Competition in San Marino in 2016 and also won all of the contest prizes - The Audience Award, The Music Critics Award and The Orchestra Award. ​ He was the winner of International Piano Competitions in Aachen (2016) and Hannover (2015) and has also won numerous other prestigious prizes and awards including the Stanislaw Moniuszko International Competition of Slavic Music in Minsk, Belarus, 2011 (First Prize and Special Award), the 2nd Chopin Siberian International Piano Competition in Tomsk, 2013 (Grand Prix and two Special Awards), Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship Competition 2014 (First Prize).


Born in 1992 in Warsaw, Poland, Łukasz graduated with a “Magna cum Laude” distinction from the Frederick Chopin University of Music in Warsaw under the supervision of Professor Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and Dr. Konrad Skolarski. He then joined the class of Professor Arie Vardi at Hannover University of Musik, Drama and Media, and in September this year he commenced a Piano Performance Degree at the Royal College of Music in London in the class of Professor Dmitry Alexeev.


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