Paderewski Festival

2018 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles

October 31-November 4


A Premier Central Coast Music Festival in Paso Robles, CA

The Paderewski Festival is a four-day music festival held annually in November celebrating Paso Robles' rich heritage and its most famous resident Ignacy Jan Paderewski - virtuoso pianist, composer, international politician, local landowner, grower and winemaker. Concerts featuring world renown talent, exhibits, lectures,  master classes and film screenings are accompanied by wine tastings and tours of local vineyards. A youth piano competition, recital and student cultural exchange with Poland additionally honor Paderewski's legacy. 


Wednesday, October 31:

Cultural Exchange students from Poland and Ukraine in concert

Paso Robles High School (by invitation only, time TBD)

Thursday, November 1:

Cultural Exchange students from Poland and Ukraine in concert

Time & Location TBD, Free

A Conversation with Corey: Paso musician on his musical journey

Cass Winery 6:30 PM wine reception (Cass), concert at 7 PM

Friday, November 2:

Master Class with pianist Katie Liu

Park Ballroom, Paso Robles. 11 a.m. Free 

Three Paderewskis—A musical about Paderewski. Music by Jenni Brandon, Libretto by Oliver Mayer

Park Ballroom in Paso Robles.  6:30 p.m. wine reception (Adelaida), concert at 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 3:

Paderewski Festival Youth Piano Competition Winners' Recital

Paso Robles Inn Ballroom.  4 PM.  Free

Paderewski Festival Gala Recital with pianist Kate Liu

6:30 p.m. wine reception (Epoch Estate), concert at 7:30 p.m. Paso Robles Inn Ballroom

Sunday, November 4:

Paderewski Patrons and Friends of Paderewski Tour, Lunch and Wine Tasting and concert by Cultural Exchange Program and California students

Halter Ranch Vineyard, 10:30-2 p.m.