Lydie Solomon

Poster Chopin's baptism Lydie Solomon (1).jpg

Piano recital – Lydie Solomon
“Frédéric Chopin’s baptism” (April 23rd, 1810)
Centrum Polskie Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Brussels
April 22nd, 2017, 8 PM

Concert organized for the international conference:
“Brussels, Sustainable City?” (April 21-22, 2017)

  • Nocturne No. 13, Op. 48, No. 1 (completed in October 1841)
    Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
  • Dumka (Rêverie), Op. P2, No. 9 (March 25th, 1840)
    Melody by Frédéric Chopin on a poem by Bohdan Zaleski (1802-1886)
  • Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21 (1829)
    Frédéric Chopin (piano solo version, 1st movement)
  • Die Gestirne (The Stars), D. 444 (1816)
    Lied by Franz Schubert (1797-1828) on a poem by Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (1724-1803); transcription in 1840 by Franz Liszt (1811-1886); played on the organ by Frédéric Chopin at the requiem mass given for the tenor Adolphe Nourrit (1802-1839) in Marseilles, on April 24th, 1839
  • Sarabande, from “6 Humoresques de concert”, Op. 14, II (1887-1888)
    Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941)
  • Polonaise, Op. 53, “Heroic” (1842-1843)
    Frédéric Chopin; performed by Ignacy Jan Paderewski in the movie “Moonlight Sonata” (1937)
  • La ley Brava, 0p. 10 – Contredanse havanaise (1844)
    Julian Fontana (1810-1869)

The Third of May Song (1850)
Arrangement by Julian Fontana, with texts in English, from Mazurek Trzeciego Maja, created in April 1831 on a popular melody and texts by Rajnold Suchodolski (1804-1831), during the November Uprising for the celebration of the 40th birthday of the 3rd of May 1791 Constitution of Poland