The Frederic Chopin Festival, which has brought together music lovers from all over the world for 37 years, will honor Beethoven this year.

Frederic Chopin
Chopin Festival

A program designed around Frederic Chopin

It is in the prestigious setting of the Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle in the Bois de Boulogne at the gates of Paris that the Chopin Festival has welcomed music lovers from all over the world for more than 37 years. The Chopin Festival invites you to the Orangery of the park de Bagatelle from June 18 to July 14 for its 37th edition. It will be in line with previous editions. You will find talents of high renown there. You there meet incredible young talents. You will discover there artists with an unusual background. They will give life to a program designed around Chopin with Beethoven as guest of honor.

Frederic Chopin
Jardins de Batelle, Copyright Chopin Festival

The greatest genius of the piano

To the subtlety of a garden with now secular traditions will answer that of the works of the greatest genius of the piano. To the authenticity of both will correspond to that which the Society Chopin in Paris has been printing at the Festival for 37 years. From the inauguration, on June 18, the festival sets the tone: honoring youth and virtuosity with the dazzling Martín García García, Spanish pianist, winner of the XVIII International Frédéric Chopin Competition (3rd Prize) in October 2021 and winner the same year of the Cleveland International Competition. Eight candlelit concerts will follow with David Lively, Emmanuelle Bertrand and Pascal Amoyel in chamber music, François Dumont, Caroline Sageman, Vardan Mamikonian, Jean-Philippe Collard, or even François-Frédéric Guy, not forgetting the concert-reading “In love with Chopin with pianist Claire-Marie Le Guay and writer Olivier Bellamy.

Frederic Chopin

The rising stars of the young piano generation

For the weekend recitals, the rising stars of the young piano generation will be on the bill with the sisters Lidija and Sanja Bizjak (piano four hands), Sélim Mazari, Gaspard Dehaene, Nour Ayadi, Andrzej Wierciński, Julie Alcaraz and Jeremiah Moreau. A partnership with the Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw allows the festival to welcome in the One recital category, two pianists to discover two young Polish talents: Joanna Gorenko and Tomasz Marut. Spotlight also on the “Piano à Portes Ouvertes” day (June 19) (free entry from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.). Finally, fireworks for the closing, on July 14, with Abdel Rahman El Bacha in a Chopin-Beethoven program!

Frederic Chopin Festival

Jardin de Bagatelle

Route de Sevres to Neuilly

75016 Paris 16th

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