Regional Spotlight: Rafal Blechacz

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
March 24, 2011
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St. Paul, Minn. — He was just twenty when he won the International Chopin Piano Competion in Warsaw.

One of the judges said about Rafal Blechacz, "He so out-classed the other finalists that no second prize could actually be awarded."

From his sold-out Chopin Society recital last month, Rafal Blechacz demonstrates the awe-inspiring artistry that makes him one of the top pianists in the world.

His performance of the Chopin Polonaises Op 26 is in this week's Regional Spotlight.

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Frederic Chopin, Polonaise in C-sharp minor, Op. 26/1 and Polonaise in E-flat minor, Op. 26/2

Rafal Blechacz - February 6, 2011 - Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN

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