Magdalena Baczewska performing at the Guangzhou Opera House with the Macao Symphony under the baton of maestro Tan Dun
January 21 - February 28 - [online] Enjoyment of Music Lecture Series, Chopin Society of Atlanta MORE INFO
January 21 - [online] Lecture: Debussy's Many Worlds of Sound; Music Educators Association of NJ MORE INFO
January 23 - [online] Guest artist, Baroque Festival: Music Teachers Association of California Orange County's Baroque Festival. MORE INFO
February 13 - [online] Pre-concert talk, Grand Piano Series. MORE INFO
March 3 - [online] Workshop: Bach's Two Part Inventions as the Method for Composition, Performance, and Communication; Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association. MORE INFO
March 13 - [online] Bach masterclass, Music Teachers Association of California
March 19 - live recital and gala commemorating Chopin's birth anniversary, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York City (invitation only)
March 20 - [online] Masterclass, Intercollegiate Chamber Music Festival. MORE INFO.
This event is open to the public, and starts at 1 PM ET. Zoom link.
April 10 - [online] Adjudication of the Joseph Israel Bookstaber Memorial Competition
May 1 - new album release: Mozart. See Discography.
May 22 - solo recital, Jamesport Meeting House
May 25 - China release of the remastered DVD album of Tan Dun's Martial Arts Cycle
May 25 - [online] Presentation for EPIC (Emeritus Professors in Columbia): Piano Music by Black Composers
July 17- [online] Release of Robo Tribe remix on THE DJ'S DAUGHTER
September 5 - World premiere of Prelude and Fugue No. 4 by Gene Pritsker; Composers Concordance, DROM NYC
January 11 - New Year gala concert, Yale Center Beijing, China
January 12 - Talk: Innovation in Music Pedagogy, Maitian Center Beijing, China
January 24 - New album release: Music for Dreams ChillHop Remix, worldwide
January 25 - Album release party & performance for Music for Dreams ChillHop Remix, New York City
January 23 - April 30- Weekly performance master class: Wednesdays at Columbia University.
February 23 - Master Class, Intercollegiate Chamber Music Festival, Columbia University
March 1 - Master of Ceremony & Host, the finals of the National Chopin Piano Competition, Miami, FL
May 8 - [online] New album release: Debussy on 5th Avenue
May 12 - [online] Watch Party hosted by Grand Piano Series, in lieu of the live release event
May 15 - [online] Interview on Kreative by Konstantin. Watch here
May 23 - 26 - [online] Rocky Ridge Music Center Online Piano Seminar
Lecture: Bach's Two Part Inventions as the Method for Composition, Performance, and Communication.
May 23 - 26 - [online] Rocky Ridge Music Center Online Seminar: Piano Master Class
June 28 - solo recital, Chopin au jardin, Paris, France - postponed due to COVID-19
July 1 - solo recital, Reid Hall, Paris, France - postponed due to COVID-19
July 6 - August 14 - [online] Masterpieces of Western Music, Columbia University
July 8 - [online] Bach Virtual Master Class, Grand Piano Series - WATCH HERE
July 12 - [online] Live from Music Mountain - WATCH HERE
July 20-24 - Tsingtao Music and Medicine Festival, Qingdao, China - postponed due to COVID-19
July 29 - [online] Virtual Master Class for ECHO Musicians Connect WATCH HERE
August 4 - [online] New release: single "What Matters" by Gene Pritsker LISTEN HERE
September 29 - [online] Piano Masterclass, and Lecture, The Piano League WATCH HERE
October 1 - December 10 [online] Enjoyment of Music 10-Lecture Series (Grand Piano Sries). MORE INFO
October 9 - [online] Digital release of the new EP, Hip-Hopsichord. LISTEN ON SPOTIFY
November 6 - Guest of honor , Opening Gala of the 22nd Chopin and Friends Festival Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in NYC. WATCH VIDEO.
November 19 - [online] "Art in the Times of Crisis:" A conversation with Kinan Azmeh, hosted by Magdalena Stern-Baczewska, the inaugural webinar of the Music Performance Program at Columbia University. MORE INFO
November 22 - December 20 - Enjoyment of Music 10-Lecture Series (Chopin Society Atlanta). MORE INFO
December 10 - Chopin Salon @ Home, Chopin Foundation of the United States. MORE INFO
December 12 - [online] Piano Masterclass, Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division. MORE INFO
January 9-10 - Yamaha Disklavier recording session - Debussy's Estampes, Images. Yamaha Piano Salon, NYC
January 17-18 - Piano Master Classes, RenYan Piano Academy, Beijing, China
January 19 - Lunar New Year's Concert, Columbia and Yale University Collaboration - China National Conservatory of Music, Beijing
January 20 - "How to Listen to Music" talk and performance at the Columbia Global Center Beijing, collaboration with Columbia Alumni Association
February, 21 - Twentieth anniversary celebration of the "Chopin at Mannes" Festival. Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, NYC (Invitation only)
February 27 - Solo recital, Italian Academy at Columbia University, NYC, free and open to the public
March 9 - piano master class, Denver CO
March 10 - solo recital, Denver CO
March 29-31 - Adjudication of the 66th Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Piano Competition, New York City
April 13 - Recital with violinist Muneko Otani, Jamesport NY
April 19-22- New album recording session, New York City
May 5 - Guest performance with the Cassatt String Quartet, Treetops Chamber Music Society, Fairfield County, CT
May 6 - solo recital, Polish Museum of America, Chicago, IL (invitation only)
May 25-29 - Lecture-recital and master classes, Rocky Ridge Music Center, Estes Park, CO
June 10-July 30 - Summer semester of Music and Art Humanities in Columbia Global Center at Reid Hall. Paris, France
June 30 - Koffie - concert, Kasteel Amerongen, The Netherlands
August 21 - Tan Dun's Martial Arts Trilogy, with Ryu Goto and Wei Yu, Tanglewood Music Festival
September 29-30 - Artist in Residence, University of Nevada School of Music, Las Vegas, NV
- Lecture "Interpreting Bach’s Dance Music on the Keyboard"
- Piano and harpsichord recital, works by Bach, Couperin, Ravel, and Bach-Busoni
October 6 - Season inauguration, Treetops Festival with the Cassatt String Quartet
October 12 - Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center: China Night, Philadelphia Orchestra, Tan Dun conducting
November 9 - Canadian premiere of Tan Dun's Banquet Concerto, Vancouver Symphony with Tan Dun conducting; Vancouver, BC, Canada
November 20 - Italian Academy at Columbia University. Schumann and Brahms Piano Quintets with the Cassatt String Quartet.
January - May, 2018, Wednesdays at 4:15-5:30. MPP Master Class, 112 Dodge Hall, Columbia University - open to all
February 2, 2018 - Lecture recital: Musical commemoration of I. J. Paderewski. The Kosciuszko Foundation, Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2018- panel speaker, Intercollegiate Chamber Music Festival. Columbia University, New York City.
March 3, 2018 - Piano Master Class, Naples FL
March 11, 2018 - Lecture and solo recital, Beijing Keystone Academy, China
March 12, 2018 - Columbia Alumni Gathering Night Talk, Columbia Global Center Beijing, China
March 13-15, 2018 - piano master classes, RenYan Piano Academy, Beijing, China
March 18, 2018 - Tan Dun's Piano Concerto The Banquet, China National Opera Orchestra, maestro Tan Dun conducting, The Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing, China
March 21-22, 2018 - DVD recording, chamber music by Tan Dun, Shanghai, China
April 28, 2018 - solo recital, Jamesport Meeting House, Long Island, NY
May 26-30 - Piano faculty, Rocky Ridge Music Center, Colorado
June 15-July 30, 2018 - faculty, Masterpieces of Western Music, Columbia University Summer semester. Reid Hall, Columbia Global Center Paris
September 2018 through May 2019 - Wednesdays at 4:15-5:30. weekly MPP Master Class, 112 Dodge Hall, Columbia University - open to all
September 16 - Solo Recital. Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, NY
October 6 - Solo Recital. Florida State Music Teachers Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL
October 7 - Piano Master Class. Florida State Music Teachers Association Annual Conference, Miami, FL
October 28 - Adjudication of the Piano Concerto Competition, Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division
November 6 - All-Bach performance, The Bach Store, New York City, Free
November 14 - Solo recital commemorating a centennial of Poland's independence, Houston,, TX (invitation only)
November 27 - All-Debussy Lecture-Recital, Columbia University Maison française, NYC (2:45 PM - limited seating)
December 4 - Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United National Holiday Concert at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland (invitation only)
December 6 - Piano Master Class, New York University, NYC
December 9 - Martial Arts Trilogy DVD Launch Concert, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing China
Jury Member - International Texas Chopin Piano Competition Corpus Christi, Texas
14, solo recital, Corpus Christi, Texas
15, solo recital, Harlingen, Texas
27, MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
2 Moderator @ the Roundtable Discussion with Jordi Savall: - La Serenissima: The Millenarian Venice
3 Musicians Against the Executive Order, Italian Academy at Columbia University
17 MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
26 Solo recital - Chopin in the City Festival, Chicago
5 Pre-Concert Lecturer - Columbia Classical Performers "Alt"-themed Collaborative Concert (CCPCC)
7 MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
13-16 Masterclasses - RenYan Music School, Beijing
17 Masterclass - Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA)
24 Concerts Spirituals with soprano Marti Newland - American Music Society Conference, McGill University
1 Beethoven's Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" - soloist with Maestro David Buosso leading the Empire Chamber Orchestra; Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC
17 MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
21 Solo Recital - Southampton, New York
26 - Solo recital - Accademia Europea Villa Bossi, Bodio Lomnago, Varese, Italy
16-30 Masterclasses - International Keyboard Institute and Festival
19 Solo recital - International Keyboard Institute - Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College
25 - master classes, Montclair International Piano Festival
1-3 Ren Yan Piano Festival, Montclair State University
8 - solo recital, Florida State Music Teachers Association, Coral Gables, Florida (postponed due to hurricane Irma)
9 - piano master class, Florida State Music Teachers Association, Coral Gables, Florida
20 - Memorial for Anne Gefell, Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York City
3 - Master Class, Paso Robles, CA
8 - Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association (PVMTA) - Lecture, Montville, NJ
"Teaching Bach to Young Pianists: Aspects of Articulation, Fingering and Ornamentation at the Service of Affect"
12 - Master Class, Chopin Society of Atlanta, GA
1-15 - Piano workshops with students of Jerome Rose (Mannes College The New School for Music)
9 - adjudication of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Concerto Competition
14 - Holiday concert. Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations.
17-18 “Goldberg Variations in Context” - Magdalena presents a sold-out lecture recital on Bach, an in-class lecture demonstration on Chopin and nationalism, and a performance of Schubert's four-hands Fantasie in f minor with Andrew Haringer at Quest University in British Columbia.
10 "Concert Spirituals as Art Songs" - recital and discussion with soprano Marti Newland: SAM Conference, Boston
21 University of Connecticut Duo Recital - Along with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv, Magdalena gave a recital featuring Bartok's Romanian Dances, Beethoven's “Kreutzer” Sonata, and Franck’s Sonata in A major.
2 Solo Recital, Jamesport Meeting House - Riverhead, New York
10 Fundraising Concert - International Keyboard Institute and Festival
11-18 Jury member - New York Piano Festival Competition: preliminary round
7-9 Tan Dun & the Macao Orchestra - Magdalena returns to Guangzhou and Shenzhen in the Martial Arts Trilogy, under the baton of Maestro Tan Dun.
3 Columbia Alumni Association Lecture - presented in conjunction with All Class Reunion (Dean’s Day) 2016
5 Opening Gala Performance - New York Piano Festival
21 Recording Session: Shanghai, China
30 Paris Recital - Columbia University Global Center | Paris @ Reid Hall welcomes Magdalena back for a solo recital with the “Columbia Sounds” series.
30 Peter Susser’s “Toys” - Magdalena gives the European premiere of “Toys” by her Columbia University colleague, Peter Susser.
1-14 Masterclasses in Italy - recently appointed Professor at Accademia Europea Villa Bossi, Magdalena will give piano and harpsichord master classes in Villa Bossi, Bodio Lomnago, Varese, Italy.
20 Solo Recital - International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York City
18 - 31 Masterclasses - International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York City
13 Masterclasses - Hofstra University
15-21 Gala Award Performance & Masterclasses - International Youth Culture Arts Festival, New York City
9 New Album Release - “Magdalena Baczewska plays Chopin & Szymanowski” with the Paraty Label
16 CD Release Party - the Kosciuszcko Foundation, New York City
27 “Music of Scarlatti” @ Virtual Senior Center - Video lecture via Selfhelp, Inc.
30 Studio Class - Columbia University
14 Solo Recital & Faculty Lectures - Chicago Area Music Teachers Association, PianoForte Foundation
15 Masterclass - Chicago New Music School
21 BlueSleep Music Video Reveal - ECW Conference, Orlando
25 Music Appreciation @ Virtual Senior Center - Video lecture via Selfhelp, Inc.
28 Studio Class - Columbia University
29 Jury Member - Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division Philharmonia Competition
1 Solo Recital & Masterclasses - Horton School of Music @ Charleston Southern University, South Carolina
16 Solo Recital - Italian Academy at Columbia University
18 Lecture @ Piano Teachers’ Congress Professional Workshop - Yamaha Artist Services, NYC
18 Studio Class - Columbia University
19 Solo Performance - in honor of The First Collegium of Eminent Scientists' Lecture with Nobel Prize Winner Roald Hoffman: the Kosciusczko Foundation
10 BlueSleep Music Salon
15-18 Chamber Music Performances With Tan Dun - Shanghai, China
13-14 Solo Recital & Jury Member - Fryderyk Chopin Society of Texas Chopin Piano Competition
11 Jury Member - Concerto Competition, Lucy Moses School, Kaufman Music Center
15-16 “Curious Case of the Sonata” with Dorian Baroque - concerts at St. Bartholomew’s Church & Bloomingdale School of Music, NYC
21 Jury Member - Diller-Quaile School of Music, NYC
28 BlueSleep Music Salon, NYC
31 Masterclasses - Students of the Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association
4 “Voice of Harlem” - special Gershwin performance accompanying photo exhibit of New York musicians & book release
5 Joint Recital - with Solomiya Ivakhiv at the Italian Academy at Columbia University
7 Jury Member - Lyra Competition, NYC
15-19 Jury Member - International Piano e-Competition Auditions, University of Minnesota
10 Solo Recital & Masterclasses - University of Connecticut
15 Childrens’ Concert @ Miller Theater, Columbia University - with members of the Columbia University Orchestra
22 “Concert Spirituals and the Black Soprano” - Magdalena joins Marti Newland and Whitney Slaten in recital at St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University.
25 San Francisco Symphony Debut - Magdalena steps in last-minute for a sold-out performance of Tan Dun's Banquet Concerto at Davies Symphony Hall under the baton of Maestro Damian Ioro.
5-7 Masterclasses at Beijing Central Conservatory
7 Inaugural Concert Performance - New York Piano Festival
Performance With Violinist Joshua Bell - At the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York, Mr. Bell played on a Stradivarius that used to belong to Polish-Jewish violinist Bronislaw Huberman, the founder of what is known today as the Israel Philharmonic.
20-29 Goldberg Variations European Tour - Magdalena gives enthusiastically-received performances in Italy (Santa Maria del Monte, Casa Museo Pogliaghi) and Paris, France (Columbia Global Centers | Reid Hall).
21 Double Performance of the Goldberg Variations in New York - J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations on the harpsichord and the piano in one evening at the International Keyboard Institute and Festival. The event is the first of its kind since 1977, when Rosalyn Tureck gave the legendary double performance of the Variations at Carnegie Hall. Webcast here.
25-27 Inner Mongolia appearances - A recital of Chopin and Szymanowski in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, as well as masterclasses as an adjudication member of the Inner Mongolia Youth Piano Competition.
28 - Aug 2 - Masterclasses & Webcast Hosting - International Keyboard Institute & Festival, NYC
7-9 Masterclasses & Solo Recital @ Merkin Hall - International Youth Culture Arts Festival
18-29 Recording session - works of Chopin & Szymanowski
9 BlueSleep Music Salon
26 “Spirituals as Art Song” - lecture with soprano Marti Newland @ Brooklyn College
30 Solo Recital - Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, NYC
31 Jury Member - Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division Concerto Competition
8 Solo Recital - Union Arts Center, Sparkhill, New York
18 Sold-out Solo Recital: works by Bach, Cavazzoni, Clementi, Frescobaldi, Gabrieli, Scarlatti, and a world premiere by Jonathan Dawe at the Italian Academy at Columbia University.
20 Jury Member - Richard Goode masterclass audition @ Manhattan School of Music
2 Solo Recital - the Kosciuszko Foundation, NYC
16 Solo Recital - Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC
11, 23 Solo Recitals - Westchester University & Holy Family University, Pennsylvania
5, 13 Solo Recitals in Connecticut & New Jersey - Sacred Heart University & Van Vleck House
26-27 Solo Recitals in NYC - The Church of the Epiphany & Broadway Presbyterian Church
16 BlueSleep Music Salon
6 Solo Performance - Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, NYC
8 Solo Recital @ the DiMenna Center, NYC - New York International Piano Festival
13-27 Solo Recital & Masterclasses - International Keyboard Institute & Festival, NYC
21 Duo Recital - with Marina Fragoulis in Mannes Alumni Concert @ Mannes The New School for Music, NYC
24 Solo performance for the President of the Republic of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski - The Consulate of the Republic of Poland, New York City
29 Remote Masterclass with Yamaha Disklavier - Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford
Profile in The Columbia Spectator
4 Chamber Performance - with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv & Oksana Krovytskaya @ The Ukrainian Institute, NYC
5 Solo Recital & Lecture - inaugural Leschetizky Association concert season @ Tenri Institute, NYC (hyperlink)
25 Tan Dun & the Shanghai Symphony - Magdalena performs as soloist with the Shanghai Symphony at the National Center for the Performing arts in Beijing, under Maestro Tan Dun (his Banquet Concerto and the Triple Resurrection)
3 Jury Member - Manhattan School of Music Concerto Competition
14 Duo Recital - “Sonatabend” with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv