Past Event

Magdalena Baczewska plays Bach, Debussy, and Chopin

June 29, 2017 - June 30, 2017
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Columbia Global Center, Reid Hall, 4, Rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Partita No. 1 in B♭ Major, BWV 825
I. Prelude
II. Allemande 
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Menuet I & II
VI. Gigue

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Images, Book I:
Reflets dans l'eau
Hommage à Rameau

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)

Selected Nocturnes:
Op. 9, No. 1 in b♭ minor
Op. 55, No. 2 in E♭ Major

Scherzo No. 2 in b♭ minor, Op. 31


Magdalena Stern-Baczewska, the Director of Columbia’s Music Performance Program and Lecturer in Music, is 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 was released by Paraty.

Event Sponsors:

Columbia Global Centers, Europe
Columbia University Club of France
Department of Music, Columbia University
Office of Global Programs, Columbia University 


Register for the concert on the website of the Columbia Global Center.