Charles Treger, the first and only American to win the Wieniawski Competition, passed away

Born in Detroit, MI, in 1935, the artist was the undisputed winner of the 4th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition (1962). He managed to reconcile the verdict by members of the jury with this of the audience, whose younger members for the first time (...)
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Laureate's Concert Tour in 2023: 43 concerts in 22 countries on 5 continents

Hina Maeda, the 1st Prize Winner of the 16th International Wieniawski Violin Competition will perform in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa. This year's part of the tour will start in Konstanz, where she will give concerts with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie (...)
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Call for applications for the 3rd International Competition of Polish Music is now underway

Starting on November 9, applicants are encouraged to submit their bids in the next edition of one of the flagship music projects run by the National Institute of Music and Dance. Applications from pianists and chamber ensembles worldwide can be submitted until (...)
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Michał Francuz recorded piano parts of works by Henryk Wieniawski | YouTube Wieniawski Society

For potential candidates for the next Wieniawski Competition, as well as enthusiasts of the work of the Polish virtuoso, we provide access to recordings of piano parts of those of his chamber works that were included in the program of the 16th edition of the (...)
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10th National Zdzisław Jahnke Violin Competition | Poznań, 7-13.11.2020

From 7 to 13 November 2020, the 10th National Zdzisław Jahnke Violin Competition took place in Poznań. Due to the pandemic situation, the Competition was held as a closed event, without audience and third parties participation. All auditions were broadcasted on (...)
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The new date for the Wieniawski Competition has been set

Because of COVID-19 pandemic the world culture has suffered greatly. To prevent cumulation of the most important music competitions in 2021, we are forced to postpone the 16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition. The new date is: 7-21 October 2022. (...)
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Gerald S. Spear - 'Yosi. The Life and Times of Josef Hassid' | ebook

A biography of Josef Hassid (1923-1950), phenomenal Polish violinist of Jewish origin, awarded an honorary diploma at the 1st International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Warsaw (1935), has just been published in a form of an e-book. We are very happy (...)
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A Tribute to Ginette Neveu, an eminent violinist, at the Paris cemetery Père Lachaise

On October 28, 1949, the Air France Lockheed Constellation, which took off from Orly Airport in Paris, crashed on the Portuguese island of São Miguel in the Azores. There were 48 people on board. All died. Among the victims - the violinist Ginette Neveu - the (...)
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Subscribe to our youtube channel 'WIENIAWSKI PL'

As the organizer of the International Henryk Wieniawski Competitions we run our own channel on YouTube - 'WIENIAWSKI PL'. You will find there all performances and concerts of the 15th edition of the international violin competition in excellent quality. We invite (...)
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Let Us Jointly Play for the Late Wanda Wiłkomirska

It is with profound sorrow that we say our final goodbye to Wanda Wiłkomirska. A legendary figure of Polish musical culture, magnificent soloist closely associated with Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competitions, and holder of honorary membership of (...)
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