The Chopin Society looks forward to its 2022-23 season of 4 solo recitals with extraordinary world-class artists. Please visit here again in early June when our website is updated with details of these concerts:


Oct 9, 2022

Sara Daneshpour

Nov 13, 2022

Haochen Zhang

Mar 12, 2023

Benjamin Grosvenor

May 7, 2023

George Li

Evren Ozel

September 12, 2021 – 3:00 PM


Evren, 22, began his musical studies at age 3 in his hometown of Minneapolis. He started with lessons in the Suzuki program at the MacPhail Center, then continued for seven years with Dr. Paul Wirth. From the age 5, Evren’s love of piano was nurtured by regularly attending... More >

Eric Lu  
January 23, 2022 – 3:00 PM


At age 24, Massachusetts native Eric Lu has earned wide critical praise and a loyal following for his mature readings of great repertoire. Winner of the First Prize and Gold Medal at the Leeds Competition in 2018, he made his BBC Proms debut the following summer, and is currently... More >

Kate Liu
February 27, 2022  – 3:00 PM


Pianist Kate Liu gained international acclaim after winning the Bronze Medal and Best Mazurka Prize at the XVII International Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. She was also awarded the audience favorite prize voted by the Polish public on the Polish National Radio... More >

Lukáš Vondráček

March 27, 2022 – 3:00 PM


Czech pianist Lukáš Vondráček replaces originally scheduled artist Rafał Blechacz.


Lukáš Vondráček, born in 1986 in Opava, Czech Republic, gave his first public performance at the age of four. As a fifteen-year-old in 2002 he made his debut... More >

Zlata Chochieva

May 8, 2022 – 3:00 PM


Making a welcome return to our series is Zlata Chochieva, a pianist who continues to gain an international following for her phenomenal artistry and imaginative genius. The Moscow native trained under Mikhail Pletnev at the Central Special Music School and Pavel... More >

Welcome to the Chopin Society’s website.  After more than a year of concerts canceled by the pandemic, we look forward to resuming our piano series for 2021-22. While Covid and its variants remain somewhat unpredictable, we are pleased to announce plans for a terrific 4-concert season, beginning on January 23 with pianist Eric Lu. Should any public health situation require a change in our plans, we will post notice here and on our Facebook page.

All of our 2021-22 season concerts will take place at Macalester College’s Mairs Hall. Please note that Covid-10 safety protocols at this time require seating in the concert hall to be limited to 60% capacity. Single and season tickets may be purchased here.

In addition to our 2021-22 season concerts, we are honored to co-sponsor with Schubert Club a special all-Chopin recital on Sept. 12 with Minnesota pianist Evren Ozel. Evren will compete this October at the XVIII International Chopin Competition in Warsaw. The Sept. 12 concert will be held at the Ordway Concert Hall in St. Paul. Tickets for this concert—and only this concert—are available through Schubert Club.

We look forward to seeing everyone again and enjoying the magic of live music-making together.

— Mary Sigmond, President

— Tadeusz Majewski, Artistic Director


The Frederic Chopin Society is an international piano recital series serving the greater metropolitan area of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Established in 1984, we present world-class pianists, from exciting emerging talents and mid-career masters to some of the most distinguished names in music. Concerts are held in the beautiful and intimate Mairs Concert Hall at Macalester College in St. Paul. Although programs often include works by Chopin, the Society enjoys a wide range of keyboard music from over three centuries.

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