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Beethoven and the Idea of Freedom: musical manuscripts exhibition

Date: 02.04.2014 - 22.04.2014
Place: Jagiellonian Library, al. Mickiewicza 22, entrance from ul. Oleandry
Beethoven and the Idea of Freedom: musical manuscripts exhibition

The exhibition will feature manuscripts from the collection of the former Prussian State Library in Berlin, including Leonore opera sketches and the "Symphony No. 9" by Ludwig van Beethoven, Mozart's B-major Piano Concerto KV 595

 

 

 

Prof. dr hab. med. Wojciech Nowak

Rector of the Jagiellonian University

 

Prof. dr hab. Zdzisław Pietrzyk

Director of the Jagiellonian Library

 

Elżbieta Penderecka

General Director of the 18th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival

 

have the pleasure to invite you to

the grand opening of the exhibition of musical manuscripts

Beethoven and the Idea of Freedom

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 1.00 pm.

Jagiellonian Library, al. Mickiewicza 22 (entrance from ul Oleandry)

 

The exhibition opening ceremony will be accompanied by a piano recital by Hinirich Alpers, featuring Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" by Ludwig van Beethoven.

The exhibition will feature manuscripts from the collection of the former Prussian State Library in Berlin, including Leonore opera sketches and the "Symphony No. 9" by Ludwig van Beethoven, Mozart's B-major Piano Concerto KV 595 and The Abduction from the Seraglio, as well as works by J. S. Bach, D. Buxtehude, F. Busoni, L. Cherubini. A number of valuable manuscripts by Polish composers from the Jagiellonian Library collection will also be displayed, including the autographs of F. Chopin, S. Moniuszko, M. Szymanowska, M.K. Ogiński, W. Lutosławski, A. Panufnik, and K. Penderecki.

Exhibition opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 10.00 am. – 5.00 pm.
Saturday - Sunday: 10.00 am. – 2.00 pm.
Good Friday (18 April): 10.00 am. – 1.00 pm.
19 – 21 April - closed
Tuesday (22 April): 10.00 am. – 3.00 pm.

The admission is free.