International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

Since 1927, the most gifted pianists have been coming to Warsaw from all over the world to attend the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. The prominent pianist and teacher Jerzy Żurawlew was the initiator and mastermind of this excellent event; his intention had been to use it to popularise the great composer’s music.

The competition enjoys continuous and vivid interest thanks to its prestige and the winners’ resulting world-class careers.