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Jan Lisiecki discusses new Chopin recording with classical radio

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Jan Lisiecki's Chopin: Works for Piano and Orchestra, set for international release on 10 March 2017, comprises pieces in the so-called "brilliant style," a form of virtuosic pianism cultivated in the early 1800s by some of the leading performer-composers of the day, including Hummel, Kalkbrenner and Moscheles. During his formative years in Warsaw, Chopin applied the style to such works for piano and orchestra as the Grande Polonaise brillante Op.22 and Rondo à la krakowiak in F major Op.14. The notion of brilliance likewise governs his Variations on "Là ci darem la mano" from Mozart's Don Giovanni Op.2 and the Fantasy on Polish Airs Op.13.

In conjunction with the release, Lisiecki has set aside some time today to discuss the new recording with Classical Radio. Participating networks and stations cover the entire US, as well as markets including - New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Portland, Baltimore, Minneapolis, Austin and Albuquerque, among others. Watch for our tweets today.