News & Reviews: Marjan Kiepura plays Chopin

News & Reviews

Marjan Kiepura's Chopin CD is "among my all-time favorite recordings!"
Indiana Public Radio - Steven Turpin, Classical Music Coordinator and Radio Host

Classical Music Podcasts Produced in New Hampshire Reach Audiences Around the World
A widely acclaimed podcast series, Marjan's Musical Soirées, has successfully launched from a private home studio in Littleton, New Hampshire, attracting an enthusiastic international audience with its carefully crafted presentations. Read More →

PDF file: Thoroughly Polish: Chopin's Mazurkas"Thoroughly Polish: Chopin's Mazurkas"
by Marjan Kiepura in Pianist magazine [982 KB pdf]
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Frédéric Chopin recreated many existing musical forms for the piano such as the nocturne, polonaise and mazurka. While Chopin has traditionally been a core staple of piano pedagogy and student curriculum, it will be his mazurkas that will be explored here.

Forbes on Film & Footlights' Zauber der Bohème starring Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura film review and panel discussion with Marjan Kiepura, Jane Knox and Director Michael Haider of the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York - March 10, 2022

Broadway At The Russian Tea Room featuring Pianist Marjan Kiepura and Host Rob Taub - March 1, 2022
...takes a classical music turn with pianist Marjan Kiepura discussing what it is like to play the works of Chopin. Host Rob Taub and Marjan also talk about the Kiepura family of talent including Jan Kiepura (Marjan's father) and Marta Eggerth (Marjan's mother). Listen now

American Record Guide - Jonathan Bellman
"Kiepura speaks Chopin's Polish rhythmic language fluently, as a mother tongue."

Brooklyn Discovery, Brooklyn, New York - Concert at Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City
"...Chopin Mazurka Op. 68, No. 2 in A Minor... Mr. Kiepura's fingers adroitly floated over the keys a combination of insouciance and Polish brio!"

Pianist Magazine, London. Jessica Duchen - Review of Marjan's Chopin CD "Images of a Homeland"
"This CD makes a strong, individual and lasting impression."

BBC Radio 3's "CD Review" by critic Andrew McGregor, Reviewing mazurkas from Marjan's CD
"...Marjan Kiepura...played with impressive empathy and an energetic response to the character rhythms of Chopin's writing."

The Littleton Courier, NH Laura Brown - Editorial Assistant, from "Sounds in the Sanctuary" Concert Series, Bethlehem New Hampshire
"Marjan Kiepura plays and radiates the music of Chopin from the depth of his soul."

Sunday Music Series - New York City - Concert at Our Lady of Good Counsel
"Mr. Kiepura's pianistic virtuosity, ability to create an array of tonal colors, and sensitive interpretations of works of Chopin provided an uplifting experience.

The Conway Daily Sun: Holocaust Remembrance Service, Bethlehem, NH.
"Marjan Kiepura offered a moving piano introduction of...pieces by Bartok and Chopin."

Exhibition: My Song For You- Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura Between Two Worlds [155 KB pdf]
October 20, 2020
Austrian Cultural Forum New York

Marjan Kiepura in Concert with Elysium - between Two Continents. A program of Stefan Zweig and Frederic Chopin
Nino Pantano - Brooklyn Discovery, Brooklyn, New York

"Sounds in the Sanctuary Series" at the Bethlehem Hebrew Center, Bethlehem New Hampshire
The Littleton Courier, NH Laura Brown - Editorial Assistant

"Pianist and Littleton resident Marjan Kiepura gives brilliant dynamic concert performance in Gorham, NH"
Elizabeth Hill special to "The Courier", Littleton, New Hampshire

American Record Guide - by Jonathan Bellman

Pianist Magazine - London - by Jessica Duchen

Musical Opinion - England - by Robert Matthew Walker

Piano Journal - London - by Alberto Portugheis

Wiener Zeitung, Austria - by Edwin Baumgartner

BBC Music Magazine

The Bridge Journal - No. 3, - New York/Germany

Ohio Light Opera presentation - Review - Forbes on Films and Footlights

The Conway Daily Sun, Conway, New Hampshire

Concert at 92Y Weill Art Gallery of "Images of a Homeland": The Music of Frederic Chopin

Review by Indiana Public Radio - Classical Music Coordinator/Morning Musicale Host, Steven Turpin

Classic FM Magazine - London - Jane Jones

Piano World - (Holland)

Entertainment Times - Keene, NH - by Frank Behrens - Editorial Review - by Edith Eisler

"Nowy Dziennik" - Polish Daily Newspaper (New York) by Jan Latus

New Yorker Staats-Zeitung "Culture" (German American Newspaper New York) - by Egon Stadelman

Isler's Insights
Interview With Marjan Kiepura August, 2020.

Isler's Insights
New Version of the Chopin DumkaDonald Isler - Pianist, Author and Music Critic.

The Spirit, by Phyllis Roth, New York,

"Dumka" in a new light - English Translation -
Tydzien Polski, London's Premier Polish Newspaper | In Polish