26 IV 2022

Maestro Piotr Paleczny received an honorary doctorate of the Chopin University of Music

May 5, 2022, UMFC Concert hall

The world famous pianist – Maestro Piotr Paleczny, received an honorary doctorate of the Chopin University of Music.

The ceremony took place on 5 May 2022, at 12.00 in the Concert Hall of the UMFC, at 2 Okólnik Street.  "Laudatio doctoris honoris causa” was given by Maestro Krystian Zimerman. Congratulatory speech was given by prof. dr hab. Tomasz Strahl, Dean of Instrumental Department of the UMFC. The artistic part was graced by the performance of Professor Paleczny's student, winner of the 2nd prize in the last Chopin Competition - Kyōhei Sorita.