The Frederic Chopin Society is an international piano recital series serving the greater metropolitan area of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Concerts are held in the intimate setting of Mairs Concert Hall at Macalester College in St. Paul.
The 2015-16 season will present five concerts with some of the biggest talent in the piano world. In addition, there will be a special pre-season all-Chopin recital on Sept. 20 with the 2015 Winner of the National Chopin Competition before he departs for the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw. Season tickets ordered by Aug. 15 will include a free ticket to the Sept. 20 event.
Season tickets are available now. Single tickets will go on sale Aug. 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 look forward to seeing you at the concerts!
— Mary Sigmond, President
Eric Lu Special Pre-Season All-Chopin Recital*
Sunday, September 20, 2015 – 3:00 PM THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT.
First Prize Winner of the Ninth National Chopin Competition held earlier this year in Miami, 17-year old Eric Lu will represent the U.S. in the XVII International Chopin Competition in Warsaw this October. Details >
* Each season ticket purchased by August 15 will include a free ticket to this event. After August 15, tickets to this event will be available at the same price as the other concerts.
Lise de la Salle
Sunday, October 18, 2015 – 3:00 PM
Born in 1988 in Cherbourg, France, Lise de la Salle began studying piano when she was four and gave her first concert at nine in a live broadcast on Radio-France. Details >
Sunday, November 15, 2015 – 3:00 PM
Alexander Gavrylyuk is a Ukrainian pianist and naturalized citizen of Australia, where he settled in his teens. His gold medal competition wins include the 1999 Vladimir Horowitz Competition, the 2000 Hamamatsu Competition and, most notably, the 2005 Arthur Rubinstein Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv. Details >
Sunday, February 7, 2016 – 3:00 PM
Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon graduated in the mid-1980’s from the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, where he studied piano with Sándor Falvai and chamber music with György Kurtág and Ferenc Rados. Details >
Sunday, March 6, 2016 – 3:00 PM
Scottish pianist Steven Osborne’s star as a concert and recording artist has been rising steadily for more than two decades. Details >
Sunday, May 8, 2016 – 3:00 PM
Pianist Roman Rabinovich was born in 1985 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and at age 9 emigrated to Tel Aviv, where he studied with Irena Vishnevitsky and Arie Vardi at the Rubin Academy of Music. Details >