Pianist Brian Ganz embarks on a ten-year journey to perform all of Frederic Chopin's 250 works, beginning with a solo recital at the Music Center at Strathmore on Saturday, January 22nd at 8 pm. Future recitals will include all the chamber works and songs, as well as the complete solo piano works. Chopin's orchestral works will be performed with the National Philharmonic, led by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, who initially approached Brian Ganz with the idea to present all Chopin's works in concert. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Brian Ganz about the Chopin Project, and his passion for Chopin's music.
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