The 2013 Paderewski Festival in Paso Robles features a series of concerts and other events, including a documentary film screening ofPaderewski—The Man of Action, Success and Fame, an exhibit on Paderewski’s Heart, a piano master class, and a lecture on Paderewski in Paso Robles.

This year’s performers include the Panic Duoin a program of violin and piano works by Dębski, Szymanowski and Wieniawski; a Jazz and Film Music Concert featuring Krzesimir Dębski and Anna Jurksztowicz with Darek “Oles” Oleszkiewicz and friends; the Youth Piano Competition Winners’ Recital; and the Gala Concert of solo piano works by Chopin and Paderewski with Karol Radziwonowicz, piano.

Thursday, November 7

Polish Chamber Music Concert with the Panic Duo
Featuring the Los Angeles-based Panic Duo of Pasha Tseitlin – violin and Nic Gerpe – piano, performing works by Dębski, Szymanowski and Wieniawski
Venue: Cass Winery Barrel Room, Paso Robles
Time: 6:00 p.m. No host reception;
6:30 Concert; Optional dinner buffet to follow
Admission: $20/$30/$50/$60 Tickets

Friday,  November 8

Piano Master Class with Karol Radziwonowicz
World renowned Polish pianist Karol Radziwonowicz provides individual instruction for winners of the Paderewski Festival Youth Competition and other local pianists. Free and open to the public
Venue: Park Ballroom, Paso Robles
2:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Jazz and Film Music Concert with Krzesimir Dębski & Friends
Featuring Krzesimir Dębski – violin/piano, Anna Jurksztowicz – vocals, Darek “Oles” Oleszkiewicz – bass, Darryl Munyungo Jackson – drums, and Larry Koonse – guitar in a program of Polish jazz and film music 
Venue: Park Ballroom, Paso Robles
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Admission: $10/$20/$30 Tickets

Saturday, November 9

Documentary Film Screening: Paderewski—The Man of Action, Success and Fame
Based on archival footage, this film explores the rich life and career of Paderewski as an artist, statesman and humanitarian. Directed by Wiesław Dąbrowski
Venue: Park Cinemas, Paso Robles
10:00 a.m.
Admission: FREE

Paderewski Heart Exhibit
Venue: Studios on the Park, Paso Robles
12:00 a.m.
Admission: FREE

Youth Piano Competition Winners Concert 
Venue: Paso Robles Inn Ballroom
4:00 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Gala Concert with Karol Radziwonowicz, piano
Venue: Paso Robles Inn Ballroom
7:00 p.m.  wine reception;  7:30 Concert
Admission: $15/$25/$35 Tickets

Sunday, November  10

Paderewski in Paso Robles: Vineyard Tour and Lecture 
Featuring a tour of Paderewski’s former vineyards with wine tasting and a lecture by Marek Żebrowski
Venue: EPOCH Estate Wines 
11:00 a.m.
Admission: Complimentary with VIP ticket only

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or call 805 235-5409