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弗雷德里克·弗朗索瓦·蕭邦(F.F.Chopin 1810─1849)波蘭作曲家、鋼琴家,蕭邦1810年3月1日生於華沙近郊,父親是法國人,僑居華沙任中學法文教員,母親是波蘭人。蕭邦從小就表現出非凡的藝術天賦,六歲開始學習音樂,7歲時就創作了波蘭舞曲,8歲登臺演出,不足20歲已出名。他是歷史上最具影響力和最受歡迎的鋼琴作曲家之一,是波蘭音樂史上最重要的人物之一,是歐洲19世紀浪漫主義音樂的代表人物。蕭邦一生的創作大多是鋼琴曲,被譽為“鋼琴詩人”。“蕭邦紀念獎”國際鋼琴公開賽在2013年創立於中國香港,每兩年一屆在世界不同國家地區巡迴舉辦。活動期間,除了選手比賽外還將邀請來自各國評委嘉賓舉辦‘蕭邦主題音樂會’、‘蕭邦作品解析講座’及‘大師公開課’等活動。同時通過此大賽發現並造就世界級的藝術人才。“只要找到蕭邦魔力的鑰匙,就能克服一切困難”——著名美籍波蘭鋼琴演奏家阿圖爾·魯賓斯坦

Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist. Chopin was born in Żelazowa Wola, a village in the Duchy of Warsaw. His father was a French living in Warsaw as a French teacher and his mother was a Polish. As a renowned child-prodigy pianist and composer, he grew up in Warsaw and completed his music education there; he composed many of his mature works in Warsaw before leaving Poland in 1830 at age 20.Known as the “poet of the piano”, Chopin is widely considered as one of the most influential and popular composers in history, one of the most important people in music history of Poland and one of the greatest Romantic composers.

The “Chopin Memorial Prizes International Piano Open Competition was founded in Hong Kong, China in 2013. It has been held every two years in different countries and regions around the world.The activity includes not only the competitions between contesters, but also the “Chopin Theme Concert”,”Chopin’s Works Appreciation Lecture” and the masterclasses given by the guests and judges from around the world. “If we find the key to the Magic Chopin, we can overcome all the difficulties,”said Arthur Rubinstein, a famous Polish-American classical pianist.