The "All About the Music of Cochran" concert is a continuation of the unique "Cochran Days" series, which consists of recitals by extraordinary artists dedicated to the music of Julian Cochran.
The event will take place on June 20th at 19:30 in the Concert Studio of the Polish Radio. Witold Lutosławski (Modzelewskiego 59 street).
Tickets are available: https://tinyurl.com/cochrandaystickets
Cochran's works are set in the spirit of the piano traditions of Liszt, Balakirev, Ravel and Prokofiev. The composer is also inspired by the folklore of Central and Eastern Europe. His music is now performed all over the world, from Carnegie Hall to the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
Our outstanding artists
Viacheslav Shelepov Hanover
Sophia is an accomplished pianist and pedagogue, who throughout her career has performed around the world both solo and with an orchestra. She has graduated from the Catholic University of America and the University of Miami and has been awarded prizes in many international piano competitions, among others the First Prize at the Washington International Piano Festival Competition.
A performer on historical as well as modern keyboard instruments, Viacheslav Shelepov is well versed in a wide range of musical styles. He has participated in multiple classical music festivals and is a laureate of numerous international piano competitions. Shelepov has performed in many prestigious concert halls throughout Europe, including Piano Salon Christophori in Berlin and Accademia Bartolomeo Cristofori in Florence.
Belgian concert pianist, who performed in numerous European countries. Her debut cd, Eclectic/Being me, got chosen among the 10 best classical music albums released that month on Apple Music worldwide. She also started her own podcast: Musing with Marie and is regularly asked to talk about classical music on the television and the radio. François started to play the piano at the age of four. She finished her Bachelor degree at the Conservatory of Maastricht, her masters degree in Belgium. She perfected her playing at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole in Italy.
Gabriela Graboń is an outstanding young violinist, winner of numerous awards at international and national competitions. She improved her skills at courses and workshops with well-known educators, and since 2018 she has been studying at the Academy of Music in Łódź and is a member of the PRIMUZ orchestra. In the academic year 2021/22, she studied at the Conservatorium Maastricht as part of the Erasmus+ program. For her artistic achievements, she received many scholarships, including the Scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and the Artistic Scholarship of the Marshal of the Łódź Voivodeship.
Pianist, chamber musician. He regularly performs at national and international festivals. Paweł Popko graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where he studied in the specialisation of piano chamber music, and the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz piano class. He is currently a doctoral student at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music. Paweł Popko is the winner of many awards at international competitions, including: 1st prize at the International Music Forum in Mäntta, Finland, Stanisław Moniuszko International Polish Music Competition in Rzeszów. The pianist is particularly fascinated by contemporary music.
A graduate of Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien. She took part in a program dedicated to the most talented students of music schools - Young Music Academy at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. He is currently studying Master Vocal Performance at the MDW University (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien). Magdalena is a participant of the Opera Academy at the Grand Theater - National Opera in Warsaw, where she perfects her skills under the supervision of outstanding teachers. She is a laureate of numerous international vocal competitions.
Winner of numerous prizes at international piano competitions (including 1st prize at the International Piano Competition in Saint-Priest, the National Piano Competition named after Fryderyk Chopin in Warsaw, and the 3rd prize at the International Piano Competition in Hong Kong). The pianist graduated with honors from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, and also received a diploma of a postgraduate piano course at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Andrzej Wierciński's outstanding competition achievements resulted in invitations to concerts in most European countries, Japan and Indonesia.
The event is held under the honorary patronage of the Flanders State of the Art and the Australian Embassy in Poland. The special guest of the evening will be Julian Cochran, who comes to Warsaw from Adelaide (AU) to listen to interpretations of his works by sensational artists from Poland, Germany, Belgium and the USA.
Additional activities provided for the artists during their stay in Warsaw
Workshops about brand building, career managing
Anna is a certified Performance Enhancement Coach who works with outstanding musicians, actors, young and talented professionals from the artistic and creative fields, as well as business representatives. She has a long experience in creating communication projects and organizing special events. In 2009 she established her own consulting company, which has become one of the biggest companies of this kind in Poland. Since 2017 she has held the position of the Creative Director of the only Centre of Musical Entrepreneurship in Poland at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Through her work she wants to highlight the importance of realising that the limits of both personal and professional fulfillment are determined by one’s imagination. During the Warsaw Residency Anna will run 3 workshops on the topic of artist branding, promotion strategy and creating professional offers for potential clients and sponsors.
Relaxation training with aromatherapy
Instructor of relaxation, breathing techniques and yoga. Passionate about well-being, a healthy lifestyle and a holistic approach to health. She comprehensively uses techniques of working with the body, relaxation techniques, meditation, breathing techniques, aromatherapy, Ayurveda and art therapy to support in restoring psychophysical balance, improving the quality of life, health, reducing stress and discovering your full potential. He conducts regular classes and workshops for companies, institutions and individuals.
Symphar is a pharmaceutical company that provides high-quality medicinal products at affordable prices. We are a Polish company with Australian roots. All our products must meet two simple criteria - to be of the highest quality and to be affordable for everyone. We also believe in the healing power of art and music as well as social responsibility. We are active in promoting art, we organized concerts with live music in Polish hospitals. We sponsor events and competitions of the Polish opera, but we also support the charges of the foundation in need of help and special treatment.
Yamaha is an internationally respected company that produces high-quality instruments by blending traditional craftsmanship with advanced digital technology, whose orgins date back to 1887. Since its establishment it has been committed to evoking excitement and cultural inspiration. Yamaha is known for its involvement in supporting new businesses that are based in the world of music.
Globalworth is the leading real estate company in Central and Eastern Europe with a focus on Poland and Romania, CEE’s two largest property markets. We acquire, develop, and manage commercial real estate assets, primarily in the office sector, aiming to be the landlord of choice for the growing variety of multinational corporations in the region.
Mercure Warszawa Centrum is located in the city center, in the immediate vicinity of Złote Tarasy - the largest shopping center in Warsaw, as well as in the vicinity of business buildings: Warsaw Financial Center, Warsaw Towers and Rondo ONZ 1. Location in the dynamically developing business part of the city, proximity to the exhibition center The "Palace of Culture and Science" as well as cultural attractions make the hotel an ideal place for both business and tourist guests.
The ‘Koszyki’ market hall, commonly known as the ‘People’s bazaar’ was built in 1906-1908 in Koszykowa Street in Warsaw. In autumn 2016 Hala came back to life as Warsaw’s social and culinary center.
One of the biggest music stores in Warsaw. Thanks to its personalized, customer-oriented approach and professional service, no one will leave their store unsatisfied. Pasja is constantly expanding – in October, 2018 a new Piano Salon was opened at 14, Wiktorska St., where everyone has a possibility of perfecting their skills on high-class instruments.
The Samarité natural cosmetics brand is one of the most desirable brands on the Polish cosmetics market. It is a brand from the premium segment, which was established in 2019 and won the hearts of consumers in just a few months. It quickly became the so-called must-have on the shelves of many women and men, including stars and influencers from around the world.
Giving gifts is a great pleasure, although searching for them can sometimes be difficult. The Nobilia brand was created so that giving gifts to loved ones and business partners would bring joy. Since 2001, we have been helping to create sophisticated gifts, saving the time of our customers!
The mission of the BBC is to create value and facilitate business relations between Belgium and Poland, while its vision is to be recognized as the most valuable Chamber by its Members. From the very beginning of the Chamber's activity it's aim was to promote Belgian-Polish economic and cultural cooperation, be a forum for exchanging valuable knowledge and experience on how to successfully do business in Poland and to be a first point of entry for business people and investors in Poland.
The Australian Embassy in Warsaw is an institution that represents the Australian government in Poland, Czech Republic and Lithuania. The current Australian Ambassador to Poland is Mr. Lloyd Brodrick. The Embassy takes care of the promotion of commerce and investments cooperation between said countries, it pursues main goals and premises of Australian international politics and spreads better understanding of its regional policy. But most importantly, the Embassy promotes a positive image of Australia.
The Diplomatic Representation of Flanders to Poland and the Baltic States is the diplomatic presence of Flanders, a regional government of the federal country of Belgium that enjoys full treaty making powers. The Diplomatic Representation is based in Warsaw, where, as a part of the Embassy of Belgium, it represents and defends all the interests of the Government of Flanders in Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.