French-Polish Chopin recital at the French Embassy
Mr François DELATTRE, Ambassador of France to Canada and Mr Artur MICHALSKI, Chargé d’affaires A.I. of the Embassy of Poland in Canada cordially invited you to an exceptional Chopin recital at the French Embassy on Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
Emilia BARANOWSKA (France), cello
Born in Bulgaria, French cellist Emilia Baranowska began studying music at age 4. Her studies took her from the Sofia National School of Music to the Ecole Nationale de Musique in Paris. She then studied at the Julliard School in New York. She launched her international career at 18 and recorded her first CD for Deutsche Grammophon. Whether solo, duo, or with orchestra, her audience is treated to heartfelt performances and an impeccable technique. She has played in concert halls across Europe, The United States, Mexico, Asia and Israel, presenting the works of romantic composers alongside those of contemporary composers. As a soloist, she has performed with some of the world’s most respected orchestras, including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the China Symphony National Orchestra, the Bulgarian Radio Orchestra, and many more.
Kryzysztof JABLONSKI (Pologne), piano
Krzysztof Jablonski was born in Wroclaw, Poland. He started piano lessons at age six and performed his first concert with an orchestra at the age of 12. Among numerous prizes, he won the third prize at The F. Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1985 and Second Prize at The Esther Honens International Piano Competition in Calgary, Canada. At 20, Mr. Jablonski began performing on stages in Europe, North and South America, Mexico, Israel, South Korea, and Japan. He has performed in many prestigious concert halls, including appearances on the Master Concert Series at Berliner Philharmonie. Mr. Jablonski has also performed with prominent chamber music ensembles. In September 2005, he performed at the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw presenting Chopin’s pieces performed on period instruments. Mr. Jablonski has created many live recordings for radio and television and has recorded three CDs of works by Frédéric Chopin (Etudes, Preludes and Impromptus and Works for Piano and Orchestra).