Friday, October 14, 2016

Renowned Polish Pianist in Concert at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium in Oakland

Polish Pianist Ewa Poblocka in Concert at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium Credit: Courtesy Photo

The piano keys are black and white,
but they sound like a million colors
in your mind.
—Mexican writer, Maria Cristina Mena

That’s what the organizers of the forthcoming piano recital of the famous Polish pianist Ewa Pobłocka hope to evoke .

Ms. Pobłocka will perform works of Mozart,Schubert, Paderewski, and Chopin on Friday, October 21, 7:30 PM at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, the University of Pittsburgh, Oakland.

EWA POBŁOCKA is a world-renowned pianist, and one of Poland’s most distinguished
 teachers. She is the laureate of many international piano competitions, including the International Fryderyk
Chopin Piano Competition, Warsaw, Poland; and the International Viotti Competition in Vercelli, Italy. She was the gold medalist of the International Festival of Young Laureates in Bordeaux, France.

Pobłocka has performed throughout most of Europe, as well as in both Americas, in Japan, Singapore, Korea, and Australia. She has appeared in concert with many prominent orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Polish National Philharmonic Orchestra in Warsaw, the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, just to name a few.

She has been broadcast widely and has recorded over 40 discs. One can go on and on describing her many achievements, but her talent didn’t just appear in a vacuum. Before she graduated from the Music Academy
in Gdańsk and won the laurels of the international competitions, Ewa Pobłocka appeared in many concerts with her mother, soprano Zofia Janukowicz-Pobłocka, accompanying the masterpieces of the European vocal art.

Today, Ewa Pobłocka can often be heard in a family Trio, with her multitalented daughters, Ewa and Maria Leszczynski: mother is at the piano, the elder daughter sings soprano and plays the piano, and the younger daughter plays the piano, cello and saxophone.

Piano Recital—Not to be Missed!

 Performing in various instrumental configurations, the Multi Trio always promotes Polish music, captivating enthusiastic audiences with their musicality and unique style.

The piano recital on October 21 is presented in partnership with the Polish Cultural Institute in New York. It is also supported in part by The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts through the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts It is not to be missed!

Regular tickets: $35, PCC members: $30, Students & Children: $10 To order tickets please send your check to: PCC, Box 81054, Pittsburgh, PA 15217,

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