WOMEN'S DAY WITH CHOPIN - KAYO & JAGODA
Kayo Nishimizu is a Japanese national who has lived in Poland since 1987. Starting in 2004 Kayo commenced a series of concerts titled "Complete Works of Fryderyk Chopin". These concerts were performed annually on the anniversaries of Chopin’s birth and death (1 st March and 17 th October respectively). All of Chopin’s works for solo piano had been performed by Kayo Nishimizu by October 2009. In subsequent performances Kayo has delighted audiences with less well known Chopin works, such as, songs and the composer’s chamber music.
Kayo has also performed with orchestra performing Chopin’s Piano Concertos in F minor and E minor.
Jagoda Sokołowska- O’Donovan- soprano
Polish flautist ,singer and culture manager. Winner of the first prizes at Polish and international music competitions. She gives concerts all over the world, representing Poland at national and international music festivals.
The outstanding Polish critic and humanist Jerzy Waldorff wrote: “Responsibility for the state of the musical life of Polish stages requires me to send these few words to you, who contribute to Polish culture … I recommend this exceptionally talented artist … an outstanding musical personality”
For you Jagoda Sokołowska- O'Donovan sings songs by Fryderyk Chopin and other Polish composers in The Fryderyk Concert Hall.
Etude in A sharp major op.25 no. 1
Nocturne in C minor op. 48 no. 1
Prelude in D flat major op. 28 no. 15
Fantasie Impromptu in C sharp minor
Waltz in E flat major op. 18
Mazurka in F major op. 68 no. 3
Mazurka in C sharp minor op. 63 no. 3
Etude in E major 10 no. 3
Etude in C minor op. 10. no 12
Polonaise in A flat major op. 53