KF's Washington DC Center - Upcoming Events

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz


Commemoration of

the 75th

Anniversary of the

Liberation of

Auschwitz

 

The Kosciuszko Foundation invites you to a conversation with

a Holocaust survivor Samuel Ponczak

and a First Counselor of the Political Section at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland,

Dr. Filip Jasinski 


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Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:30 pm

How Do Central Banks Manage Their Reserves? - Talk by Katarzyna Zajdel Kurowska and Joanna Grochalska

The Polish Library in Washington DC and The Kosciuszko Foundation

invite you to:

Słoń a sprawa polska –

How Do Central Banks Manage Their Reserves?

From the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund


 

presentation by

 

Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska & Joanna Grochalska

From the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund

 

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Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Piano Concert - Promoting Young Polish Pianists

Please join us for a classical piano concert by:

James Bennett and Mikolaj Wozniak

Repertoire:

JAMES BENNET: (c.a. 25 min)

Fryderyk Chopin                Ballade No.4 op. 52 in F minor
Ludvig van Beethoven      Sonate op. 10 no. 3
Johann Sebastian Bach    Preludium and Fuga No. 16
Serge Rachmaninoff         Prelude op. 32 no.5
Nikolai Medtner                 Two tales  op.20



MIKOLAJ WOZNIAK: (c.a. 25 minutes):

Johann S. Bach             Prelude and Fuge in a minor DWKII  BWV 889

Wolfgang A. Mozart     Sonata in F Major KV 280 mov. 1 Allegro Assai , 2.Largo ,  3. Presto

Fryderyk Chopin           Ballade in F Major op.38

Franz List                        Gnomenreigen

Karol Szymanowski        Mazurkas op. 50 no.1 , 2
Maurycy Moszkowski       Grande valse op.34
James Bennett & Mikolaj Wozniak Duet: (c.a. 10 min):
Bortkiewicz   Russian Tunes and Dances for Piano 4 hands op. 31 Andantino and Allegro con brio

TICKETS:
KF Members $10
General Audience $15
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Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Songs of love by S. Rachmaninoff - Valentine's Concert

SONGS OF LOVE, by Serge Rachmaninoff


Please join us for a performance by

Olga Orlovskaya (soprano) and Martin Labazevitch  (piano)

Repertoire

" Oh ,never sing to me again", " I wait for thee" , "A Dream","How
fair this spot", "The Soldier`s Wife", 'The Lilacs", "How Fair this
sport", "Before my window" ,"Night is mournful", "Loneliness","The
Answer","Day to Night comparing the Wind her way", "The Morn of Life",
"Daisies", "The pied Piper", "Dreams","To her","In my Garden at
Night", Spring Waters"

Admission:

Kosciuszko Foundation Members $30

General Audience $35

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Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Art by Helen Covensky Ciesla - Opening Night

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS' DAY

CELEBRATING GREAT WOMEN

ART SHOW OPENING OF POLISH - JEWISH ARTIST

HELENA COVENSKY CIESLA

Special Guest: an artist's daughter, a well established documentary film maker Aviva Kempner. Ms. Kempner will deliver a remembrance of her mother.

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