Past Event

Columbia Sounds: Magdalena Baczewska in Performance

June 30, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, 75006

Columbia Sounds, the new concert series organized by the Paris Center and the Columbia Department of Music, presents pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska in performance.  This concert is the fourth in the 2016 cycle, and is free and open to the public.

Magdalena Stern-Baczewska (BaCHEVska), the Director of Columbia’s Music Performance Program and Lecturer in Music, is also an award-winning concert pianist, harpsichordist, and recording artist, sharing the stage with noted musicians such as Tan Dun and Joshua Bell. Baczewska has performed, among others, at Carnegie Hall (New York), the Davies Symphony Hall (San Francisco), the National Center for Performing Arts (Beijing), the Salle Cortot (Paris), Moores Opera House (Houston), and Steinway Hall (New York), and more recently the Guangzhou Opera House and Shenzhen PolyTheater in China.  She is a laureate of numerous piano competitions and recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Minister of Culture in Poland, her birthland.  Her latest album containing works of Chopin and Szymanowski will be released this year by the French label Paraty.


P. Susser - Toys (2003)

Conversation with the Composer.


F. Chopin - Mazurkas, op. 59   

Mazurka in A minor

Mazurka in A-flat major

Mazurka in F-sharp minor


J. Brahms - Klavierstücke, op. 119

Intermezzo. Adagio

Intermezzo. Andantino un poco agitato

Intermezzo. Grazioso e giocoso

Rhapsodie. Allegro risoluto