Next Friday 15th of May at 7 p.m. we invite you to another Internet Concert of Poznan Philharmonic. This time it is a Chopin evening featuring Aimi Kobayashi (piano) and Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra led by Marek Pijarowski. The concert, which opened the “Chopin Our Contemporary 2010. Celebrating the 200th Birthday Anniversary” Festival organized by Poznan Philharmonic, was held on the 21st of February 2010 in AMU Concert Hall. The event was recorded on DVD and CD.


Aimi KOBAYASHI – piano
Marek PIJAROWSKI – conductor
Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra


Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

  • Piano Concerto in F Minor, Op. 21
    Allegro vivace
  • Mazurka in C sharp Minor, Op. 63 No. 3
  • Valse in E minor [op. posth.]
  • Nocturne in C sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 1

When 10 years ago she gave her first concert with Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Marek Pijarowski, she was only 15 years old, though has already gained international recognition as a child piano prodigy. Aimi Kobayashi started her piano lessons at the age of 3 and performed the first time with an orchestra when she was 7. Two years later she started an international career. Then prizes in international competitions came, performances in prestigious concert halls and continuing education. Currently the Japanese pianist studies with Meng-Chieh Liu in Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.