The 11th11th Philippe and Xaver Scharwenka Festival will take place at the Górka Castle Museum in Szamotuły between 27 June and 31 August 2020.
Due to the epidemiological situation, the organizers have made every effort to ensure that this important summer event in Greater Poland region is safe for the public. Festival concerts will be broadcast live on the Pro Cello Foundation Facebook page.
The programme of the event includes compositions by Scharwenka brothers and chamber music masters: Fryderyk Chopin, Henryk Wieniawski, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, as well as Edvard Elgar, Johannes Brahms and Sergei Rachmaninoff. The final concert will be accompanied by the promotion of the book Franz Xaver Scharwenka. The Sounds of my Life – Musician's Memories. Admission to all concerts is free.
The Festival will also feature the 16th Cello Master Course. Classes will be held at the Tadeusz Szeligowski Primary Music School No. 2 in Poznań and online with teachers residing abroad.
More information at: http://www.procello.pl/program-2020