Classical music with a Polish connection at Peterborough Cathedral, 2 November 2019
October 2, 2019
Classical music and a Polish connection is the order of the day at Peterborough Cathedral on 2 November, when the distinguished pianist Janusz Piotrowicz will give a recital of music by the 19th century Romantic composer, Chopin. Also during the evening the Polish community choir, Polonica, will perform choral pieces.
Janusz Piotrowicz is a Nawrocki Prize Winner at the Warsaw Chopin International Piano Competition. He is giving this concert to raise funds both for the Cathedral and for the charity he founded, The World Trust.
Janusz is both a pianist and conductor. He has performed worldwide, receiving the highest critical acclaim. He has also conducted the Hallé, Royal Philharmonic and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic orchestras, the London Mozart Players, Royal Northern Sinfonia and the Orchestra of Opera North. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of Ripon International Festival, now in its 22nd year.
Polonica is a community choir made up of people from the Peterborough, Bourne, Deeping and Spalding area who are Polish, or have strong Polish connections. They specialise in performing Polish folk songs and also religious music in Latin, German and English.
Tickets for the concert are £10, £15 and £20 and may be bought via the Cathedral’s ticket website www.ticketisland.co.uk/peterboroughcathedral (select 2 November) or on 01733 355315 / 452336 or in person at the Visitor Information Centre (Monday to Friday).
More information about the concert is available at https://www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk/143/section.aspx/142/chopin