19 may Lisztomania
The Lisztomania CD release event: Sunday May 19th at 7:30pm at the Holy Trinity Church featuring Mikolaj Warszynski performing works of Franz Liszt from his latest CD entitled Lisztomania, recorded on the Wirth Institute label. Mikolaj will be joined by special guests: Zuzana Simurdova in ZUMI Piano Duo & and young protégé violinist Maja Budzinski performing Ravel Tzigane.
The concert will be held in conjunction with a Pop-Up Art gallery (in the same venue) featuring established Edmonton visual artists: Liz Ingram, Brenda Malkinson, Sara Norquay, Marc Siegner, Tadeusz Warszynski. Reception and CD signing to follow the concert in the Art Gallery. Funds raised from the art sales will go towards future events of Mazurka Music and Art.
The Lisztomania CD aims to bring attention to mental health awareness on the University of Alberta campus, and in that spirit, 15% of CD sales will be donated towards Alberta Mental Health Initiatives.A performance of Chopin will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino (the allied victory happened on May 19th).