9.12.2022 Events

The 11th edition of the Polish Culture Festival reaches 1.5 million Chinese Internet users

On December 8, 2022, the Ludwig van Beethoven Associationand the Polish Institute in Beijing organized a streaming of the romantic recital on the Weibo platform, which attracted over 1.5 million Chinese viewers.

The broadcast, recorded in the Royal Łazienki, consisted of a piano recital performed by Książek Piano Duo and a vocal recital by Gabriela Legun (soprano) with piano accompaniment (Roman Marchenko). In addition to beautiful music, Chinese music lovers could also admire the beauty of Łazienki – including its charming Chinese Garden and the monumental Chopin Monument. Thanks to Piotr Karpiński’s comments in Mandarin, viewers also had a chance to learn about the history of this unique place for Poland.


Agnieszka Zahaczewska-Książek – piano

Krzysztof Książek – piano


Józef Elsner – Sonata for piano four-hands in B flat major op. 16

Franz Schubert – Fantasy in F minor D. 940

Fryderyk Chopin – Variations in D major

Ignacy Feliks Dobrzyński – Rondo alla polacca op. 6

Fryderyk Chopin – Mazurkas Op. 6

Vocal recital of the laureate of the 11th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition




Mieczysław Karłowicz – Mów do mnie jeszcze op. 3 nr 1

Mieczysław Karłowicz – Śpi w blaskach nocy op. 3 nr 5

Mieczysław Karłowicz – Z nową wiosną

Mieczysław Karłowicz – Zasmuconej op. 1 nr 1

Fryderyk Chopin – Życzenie G-dur op. 74 nr 1

Fryderyk Chopin – Wiosna op. 74 nr 2

Fryderyk Chopin – Śliczny chłopiec op. 74 nr 8

Karol Szymanowski – Życzenia z cyklu Pieśni miłosne Hafiza op. 26 nr 1

Stanisław Moniuszko – Prząśniczka

Fryderyk Chopin – Variations brillantes op. 12

Stanisław Moniuszko – Paria! On Paria! recytatyw i aria z opery Paria

Antonín Dvořák – Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém aria z opery Rusałka

Alfredo Catalani – Ebben? Ne andrò lontana aria z opery La Wally

Giacomo Puccini – Donde lieta usci aria z opery Cyganeria

Giacomo Puccini – O mio babbino caro z opery Gianni Schicchi

Franz Lehár – Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß aria z operetki Giuditta

Organizers: The Ludwig van Beethoven Association; Polish Institute in Beijing

Partners: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage; Program II of Polish Radio; PKN Orlen; LOTTO; Brother

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