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Paderewski Festival Honors Steve Cass

November 14, 2022
During the 2022 Paderewski Festival, the Board of Directors formally recognized the contributions of Steve Cass....
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2022 Opening Night Concert with Cracow Golden Quintet

October 19, 2022
The Festival begins on Friday, November 4 at the Park Ballroom (1232 Park Street, in downtown Paso Robles) with a program of woodwind music presented by the Cracow Golden Quintet, an ensemble of exceptional young soloists who have concertized and recorded throughout Europe. A reception featuring top-rated local wines begins at 7 p.m. with the concert following at 7:30 p.m.
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2022 Gala Concert with Pianist Jakub Kuszlik

October 19, 2022
This year’s Paderewski Festival culminates on Saturday, November 5, with the Gala Concert held at the historic Ballroom of the Paso Robles Inn Park (1103 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446). The program includes piano music by Grażyna Bacewicz, Ignacy Jan Paderewski and Fryderyk Chopin presented by Jakub Kuszlik, a prizewinner at the 2016 International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz, and the 2021 Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. The wine reception hosted by Epoch Winery begins at 7 p.m. with the concert following at 7:30 p.m.


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2022 Youth Competition Winners!

October 19, 2022
This year’s annual Youth Piano Competition was held in Paso Robles on Saturday, October 15. Organized by the Paderewski Festival, the Competition auditions were followed by an extensive master class with Festival Artistic Director, Marek Zebrowski. Twelve participants from the Central Coast Region (including Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Fresno Counties) participated in the Junior Division (ages 10-14) and Senior Division (ages 15-18). The 2022 Youth Piano Competition winners include the following young musicians, who will receive diplomas and cash awards ranging from $100 to $750:
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2022 Fall Lineup of Concerts

October 17, 2022
The 2022 Paderewski Festival returns to present an exciting series of live concerts during the weekend of November 4-6, 2022. Performances are open to the public and will be held in various venues in downtown Paso Robles. Paderewski Patrons and Friends of Paderewski passes as well as general public tickets are now available at www.paderewskifest.com
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2020 Paderewski Festival Program Booklet

November 4, 2020
The full-color program booklet for this year’s Festival is now available!
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The Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles Announces the 2020 Fall Concert Lineup

September 11, 2020
he Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles announces the lineup of concerts and accompanying events scheduled during this year’s Festival. Due to the pandemic and social distancing restrictions, all of the 2020 Festival events will take place online on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7.
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2018 PADEREWSKI FESTIVAL IN PASO ROBLES ANNOUNCES GALA PERFORMER

June 14, 2018
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2018 PADEREWSKI FESTIVAL IN PASO ROBLES ANNOUNCES THREE PADEREWSKIS

June 13, 2018
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THE PADEREWSKI FESTIVAL IN PASO ROBLES ANNOUNCES CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM VISIT AND CONCERTS

June 12, 2018
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2017 Youth Piano Competition

April 12, 2017
Eleventh Annual Paderewski Youth Piano Competition Announced from San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Barbara & Fresno Counties.
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Firestone offering a special brew for Paderewski Festival

October 16, 2015
Ignacy Jan Paderewski is an icon of Paso Robles history – and now he will be celebrated with a locally brewed, Polish-style pilsner to commemorate the festival held in his honor.
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Student Exchange Program provides the learning experience of a lifetime

September 29, 2015
At the very heart of the annual Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles is Ignacy Jan Paderewski’s dedication to children. In his time, not only did Paderewski nourish the war torn people of Poland with food, medical and infrastructural restoration through fundraisers and concert proceeds, he sought to sustain their souls with the beauty of music...
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2014 Paderewski Youth Piano Competition Winners Announced

October 28, 2014
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Paderewski Festival returns to Paso Robles November 5-9

October 27, 2014
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2014 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles November 5-9 Celebrates 3 Regions of World Associated with Paderewski: Ukraine, Poland, Paso Robles

October 2, 2014
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