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Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22 by Frederic Chopin

This performance of Chopin’s Grande Polonaise was done on July 27, 2014 as part of the Third Annual Summer Salon, hosted by MN Public Radio’s Julie Amacher, and featured performances by the Dolce Wind Quintet, and other MPR hosts such as Steve Staruch, Valerie Kahler, and Mindy Ratner conducting the MPR Choir. Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, Conductor of the APM Radio Choir and champion soloist in his own right was also present.

 

Polonaise in G-sharp Minor (Post.) by Frederic Chopin

As Executive Director and Founder of K&S Conservatory’s Passport to the Arts, Chaz Fautch directed the administration portion of the faculty concert and also performed. The following video is his performance of Chopin’s Polonaise in G-sharp Minor (Post.).

 

 

Piano Concerto in E Minor, Op. 11 by Frederic Chopin

One of the most beautiful concertos written for piano, Chaz Fautch performed Chopin’s E Minor Piano Concerto, Op. 11 with the East Metro Symphony Orchestra. The following is a recording of the first movement from that performance.