The Frederic Chopin Society is an international piano recital series serving the greater metropolitan area of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Piano performance at the highest level is presented in the intimate setting of Mairs Concert Hall at Macalester College in St. Paul. Although programs often include works by Chopin, the Society enjoys a wide range of music from over three centuries.
For 2017-18, our 35th season, three well-known luminaries of the music world will grace our beautiful stage at Macalester, two of them making their fourth visits to the Chopin Society, and one making his long-awaited first appearance. Newer stars on the horizon will be represented by the enormously gifted Zlata Chochieva from Russia and the much talked-about Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen. All are unique and passionate musicians.
Season tickets are available now. Single tickets go on sale August 15. Please visit the Tickets page for instructions on ordering season tickets or single tickets. Many of our concerts sell out so it's a good idea to order early.
We invite you to learn more about each artist here on our website and to join us at the concerts!
Mary Sigmond, President and Tadeusz Majewski, Artistic Director
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 3:00 PM
A relative newcomer to U.S. audiences, Moscow-born Zlata Chochieva is becoming widely recognized for her consummate artistry and keyboard mastery. Details >
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Born into an legendary musical family (his father was pianist Rudolf Serkin and grandfather violinist Adolf Busch), Peter Serkin has earned a reputation in his own right as an artist of great passion, insight, and curiosity. Details >
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Making his Minnesota debut is Juho Pohjonen, one of today's most interesting pianists from Finland. Juho wins acclaim for his interpretations of a broad range of repertoire, from Bach and Mozart to Messaien and Salonen. Details >
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 3:00 PM
One of Britain's leading pianists, Imogen Cooper is highly admired for the probing intellect and poetic poise she brings to her art. Details >
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00 PM
Also making his fourth appearance with the Chopin Society is Richard Goode, one of the world's most treasured musicians, whose profound connection to the music and magical quality at the keyboard have earned him a large and devoted following. Details >
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