Magdalena Baczewska performing at the Guangzhou Opera House with the Macao Symphony under the baton of maestro Tan Dun
January 3 - [online] Grand Piano Series Pre-Concert Talk: "Dance Suite in the 18th and 19th Century"
January 9-10 - recording session, Yamaha Artist Services, New York City
January 21 - adjudication, Pre-College Division Chamber Music Competition, Manhattan School of Music
February 2 - [online] Grand Piano Series Pre-Concert Talk: "Spanish Rhapsody"
February 14 - adjudication, Eisenberg-Fried Competition, Manhattan School of Music
February 18 - [online] Grand Piano Series Pre-Concert Talk: "Ohrwurm: Tabea Debus & Adam Cockerham"
March 3-5 - artist residency, Chopin Borderland Festival, El Paso, Texas
March 11 - [online] Grand Piano Series Pre-Concert Talk: "Piano Miniature in the 19th and 20th Century."
March 18 - [online] Grand Piano Series Pre-Concert Talk: "Opera and Vocal Repertory through the Lens of the Piano"
March 28-29 - artist residency with the Cassatt String Quartet, Columbia University
March 30 - chamber music recital with the Cassatt String Quartet, Italian Academy, Columbia University
May 14 - Treetops Chamber Music Society concert with the Cassatt Quartet
June 11 - solo recital, Chopin au Jardin, Paris, France
June 29 - solo recital, Reid Hall, Columbia Global Center, Paris, France
January 6 - solo recital, The Chopin Society of Texas, Harlingen, TX; info
January 8 - solo recital, The Chopin Society of Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; info
January 9 - jury of the 30th Annual International Chopin Piano Competition, Corpus Christi, TX
January 13 - release of the 6-episode series "Introduction to the Music of J.S. Bach" on tonebase
January 25 - [online] guest speaker in the Pilsudski Institute of America Webinar; info
April 8 - Unity for Ukraine; The Ukrainian Institute of America
May 2 - U.S. Premiere of Fantaisie: Hommage à Chopin for Clarinet, Piano and Orchestra by Charles Fox;
Conservatoire Américain de Fontainebleau Centennial Gala; Orchestre de Chambre du Conservatoire
Américain de Fontainebleau; Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center; info
May 4 - piano masterclass, The Hotchkiss School, CT
May 6 - United for Peace, concert in solidarity with Ukraine; St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University
May 10 - Remote Masterclass using Yamaha Disklavier Technology, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley College
of Fine Arts • School of Music
June 10 - New Topics in Music Humanities - lecture recital, Columbia University Alumni Reunion 2022, by invitation
June 20 - July 29 - Columbia University Summer Session of Art and Music Humanities; Reid Hall, Paris, France
June 23 - [online] lecture: "Chopin in Paris;" International Chopin Academy of Atlanta
July 4 - solo recital, Reid Hall, Columbia Global Centers; Paris, France
August 20 - [online] ToneRow student seminar
October 20 - lecture-recital: "Bach's Unique Pedagogy," Music Educators Association of New Jersey
November 17 - [online] lecture: "Chopin and bel canto" tonebase live
December 3 - piano masterclass, Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association, NJ
December 6 - [online] lecture, "Chopin's Piano Music Through the Vocal Lens;" Xi'an Conservatory of Music, China
December 10 - adjudication, Pre-College Division Concerto Competition, Manhattan School of Music
December 12 - album release; Passwar D - The Death of Synthetic Prosody [TE0097]
December 15-16 - recording session
December 5-19 - [online] Two-Week Intensive Polyphony Workshop; tonebase Piano
December 27 - [online] interview: The Piano Pod
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): The Piano Music of Margaret Bonds and Thomas 'Blind Tom' Wiggins
June 21-27 - [online] Lectures and master classes, Chopin Academy of Atlanta
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
October 21 - Paderewski Tribute Gala, The Town Hall, New York City (more info)
November 10 - Composers Concordance Whole Lotta Whole Tone, New York City (more info)
November 27 - solo recital/The Hunger Coalition fundraiser, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Sun Valley ID
November 30 - Piano master class and lecture "A Word on Ornamentation,", Manhattan School of Music, NYC
December 4 - [online] Adjudication of the Barum International Online Piano Competition
December 14 - Consulate General of the Republic of Poland: "Holidays with Chopin," New York NYC
Magdalena Baczewska is a pianist, harpsichordist, recording artist, speaker, and an educator; Senior Lecturer and Director of the Music Performance Program at Columbia University.
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.
February 2 - Lecture recital: Musical commemoration of I. J. Paderewski. The Kosciuszko Foundation, Washington, D.C.
February 11 - panel speaker, Intercollegiate Chamber Music Festival. Columbia University, New York City.
March 3 - Piano Master Class, Naples FL
March 11 - Lecture and solo recital, Beijing Keystone Academy, China
March 12 - Columbia Alumni Gathering Night Talk, Columbia Global Center Beijing, China
March 13-15 - piano master classes, RenYan Piano Academy, Beijing, China
March 18 - 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 - DVD recording, chamber music by Tan Dun, Shanghai, China
May 26-30 - Piano faculty, Rocky Ridge Music Center, Colorado
June 15-July 30 - faculty, Masterpieces of Western Music, Columbia University Summer semester. Reid Hall, Columbia Global Center Paris
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)
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
January 12 - Jury Member - International Texas Chopin Piano Competition Corpus Christi, Texas
January 14 - solo recital, Corpus Christi, Texas
January 15- solo recital, Harlingen, Texas
January 27 - MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
February 2 - Moderator @ the Roundtable Discussion with Jordi Savall: - La Serenissima: The Millenarian Venice
February 3 - Musicians Against the Executive Order, Italian Academy at Columbia University
February 17 - MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
February 26 - Solo recital - Chopin in the City Festival, Chicago
March 5 - Pre-Concert Lecture - Columbia Classical Performers "Alt"-themed Collaborative Concert (CCPCC)
March 7 - MPP Studio Class, Columbia University
March 13-16 - Masterclasses - RenYan Music School, Beijing
March 17 - Masterclass - Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA)
March 24 - Concerts Spirituals with soprano Marti Newland - American Music Society Conference, McGill University
May 21- Solo Recital - Southampton, New York
June 26 - Solo recital - Accademia Europea Villa Bossi, Bodio Lomnago, Varese, Italy
July 16-30 Masterclasses - International Keyboard Institute and Festival
July 19 - Solo recital - International Keyboard Institute - Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College
July 25 - master classes, Montclair International Piano Festival
August 1-3 Ren Yan Piano Festival, Montclair State University
September 8 - solo recital, Florida State Music Teachers Association, Coral Gables, Florida (postponed due to hurricane Irma)
September 9 - piano master class, Florida State Music Teachers Association, Coral Gables, Florida
October 26 - Music of Tadeusz Kosciuszko - "Kosciuszko: Bridge to Liberty;" New York City
November 3 - Master Class, Paso Robles, CA
November 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"
November 12 - Master Class, Chopin Society of Atlanta, GA
December 1-15 - Piano workshops with students of Jerome Rose (Mannes College The New School for Music)
December 9 - adjudication of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Concerto Competition
December 14 - Holiday concert. Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations.
March 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.
March 10 - "Concert Spirituals as Art Songs" - recital and discussion with soprano Marti Newland: SAM Conference, Boston
March 21 - University of Connecticut Recital with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv, featuring Bartok's Romanian Dances, Beethoven's “Kreutzer” Sonata, and Franck’s Sonata in A major.
April 2 - Solo Recital, Jamesport Meeting House - Riverhead, New York
April 10 - Fundraising Concert - International Keyboard Institute and Festival
April 11-18 - Jury member - New York Piano Festival Competition: preliminary round
May 7-9 Tan Dun & the Macao Symphony - Magdalena returns to Guangzhou and Shenzhen in the Martial Arts Trilogy, under the baton of Maestro Tan Dun.
June 3 - Columbia Alumni Association Lecture - presented in conjunction with All Class Reunion (Dean’s Day) 2016
June 5 - Opening Gala Performance - New York Piano Festival
June 21 - Recording Session: Tan Dun's Martial Arts Trilogy, Shanghai, China
June 30 - Paris Recital - Columbia University Global Center | Paris @ Reid Hall welcomes Magdalena back for a solo recital with the “Columbia Sounds” series.
July 1 - Magdalena appointed Visiting Professor at Accademia Europea Villa Bossi,
July 20 - Solo Recital - International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York City
July 18 - 31 - Masterclasses - International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York City
August 13 - Masterclasses - Hofstra University
August 15-21 - Gala Award Performance & Masterclasses - International Youth Culture Arts Festival, New York City
September 9 - New Album Release - “Magdalena Baczewska plays Chopin & Szymanowski” with the Paraty Label
September 16 - CD Release Party - the Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City
September 27 “Music of Scarlatti” @ Virtual Senior Center - Video lecture via Selfhelp, Inc.
September 30 Studio Class - Columbia University
October 14 - Solo Recital & Faculty Lecture - Chicago Area Music Teachers Association, PianoForte Foundation
October 15 - Masterclass - Chicago New Music School
October 21 - BlueSleep Music Video Reveal - ECW Conference, Orlando
October 25 - Music Appreciation @ Virtual Senior Center - Video lecture via Selfhelp, Inc.
October 29 - Jury Member - Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division Philharmonia Competition
November 1 - Solo Recital & Masterclasses - Horton School of Music @ Charleston Southern University, South Carolina
November 16 - Solo Recital - Italian Academy at Columbia University
November 18 - Lecture @ Piano Teachers’ Congress Professional Workshop - Yamaha Artist Services, NYC
November 19 - Solo Performance - in honor of The First Collegium of Eminent Scientists' Lecture with Nobel Prize Winner Roald Hoffman: the Kosciuszko Foundation
December 10 - BlueSleep Music Salon
December 15-18 - Chamber Music Concert; Tan Dun's Martial Arts Trilogy, - Shanghai, China
December 13-14 - Solo Recitals - Fryderyk Chopin Society of Texas, Corpus Christi
December 15 - Solo Recitals - Fryderyk Chopin Society of Texas Chopin Piano Competition
January 11 - Jury Member - Concerto Competition, Lucy Moses School, Kaufman Music Center
January 15-16 - “Curious Case of the Sonata” with Dorian Baroque - concerts at St. Bartholomew’s Church & Bloomingdale School of Music, NYC
January 21 - Jury Member - Diller-Quaile School of Music, NYC
January 28 - BlueSleep Music Salon, NYC
January 31 Masterclasses - Students of the Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association
March 4 - “Voice of Harlem” - special Gershwin performance accompanying photo exhibit of New York musicians & book release
March 5 - Recital with Solomiya Ivakhiv at the Italian Academy at Columbia University
March 7 - Jury Member - Lyra Competition, NYC
15-19 Jury Member - International Piano e-Competition Auditions, University of Minnesota
April 10 - Solo Recital & Masterclasses - University of Connecticut
April 15 - Childrens’ Concert @ Miller Theater, Columbia University - with members of the Columbia University Orchestra
April 22 - “Concert Spirituals and the Black Soprano” - Magdalena Baczewska & Marti Newland and Whitney Slaten in recital at St. Paul's Chapel at Columbia University.
April - 25 San Francisco Symphony Debut - Tan Dun's Banquet Concerto at Davies Symphony Hall under the baton of Maestro Damian Iorio.
May 5-7 Piano Masterclasses at the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China
June 7 - Inaugural Concert Performance - New York Piano Festival
June 13 - 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.
June 20-29 - Goldberg Variations European Tour - Italy (Santa Maria del Monte, Casa Museo Pogliaghi) and Paris, France (Columbia Global Centers | Reid Hall).
July 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.
July 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.
July 28 - Aug 2 - Masterclasses & Webcast Hosting - International Keyboard Institute & Festival, NYC
August 7-9 Masterclasses & Solo Recital @ Merkin Hall - International Youth Culture Arts Festival
August 18-20 Recording session - works of Chopin & Szymanowski
October 9 BlueSleep Music Salon
October 26 - “Spirituals as Art Song” - lecture with soprano Marti Newland @ Brooklyn College
October 30 - Solo Recital - Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, NYC
October 31 - Jury Member - Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division Concerto Competition
November 8 - Solo Recital - Union Arts Center, Sparkill, New York
November 18 - Solo Recital: works by Bach, Cavazzoni, Clementi, Frescobaldi, Gabrieli, Scarlatti, and a world premiere by Jonathan Dawe at the Italian Academy at Columbia University.
November 20 - Jury Member, Manhattan School of Music
March 2 - Solo Recital - the Kosciuszko Foundation, NYC
March 16 - Solo Recital - Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC
March 11, 23 - Solo Recital - Westchester University, Pennsylvania
March 11, 23 - Solo Recital - Holy Family University, Pennsylvania
April 5 - Solo Recital - Sacred Heart University, Connecticut
April 13 - Solo Recital - Van Vleck House, New Jersey
April 26-27 - Solo Recitals in NYC - The Church of the Epiphany & Broadway Presbyterian Church
May 16 - BlueSleep Music Salon
June 6 - Solo Performance - Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, NYC
June 8 - Solo Recital at the DiMenna Center, NYC - New York International Piano Festival
July 13-27 - Solo Recital & Masterclasses - International Keyboard Institute & Festival, NYC
September - 21 Duo Recital - with Marina Fragoulis in Mannes Alumni Concert @ Mannes The New School for Music, NYC
September 24 - Solo performance for the President of the Republic of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski - The Consulate of the Republic of Poland, New York City
September 29 Remote Masterclass with Yamaha Disklavier - Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford
Profile in The Columbia Spectator
October 4 - Chamber Performance - with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv & Oksana Krovytskaya @ The Ukrainian Institute, NYC
October 5 - Solo Recital & Lecture - inaugural Leschetizky Association concert season @ Tenri Institute, NYC
October 25 - Tan Dun & the National China 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)
November - 3 Jury Member - Manhattan School of Music Concerto Competition
December 14 Duo Recital - “Sonatenabend” with violinist Solomiya Ivakhiv