60 Concerts in 20 Countries on 5 Continents

This is what the 16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition Laureates’ Concert Tour looks like. It consists of 30 concerts in Poland and 30 held abroad. The interest in the finalists of the Competition makes the list continuously expand. In Europe, (...)
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Call for applications for the 3rd International Competition of Polish Music is now underway

Starting on November 9, applicants are encouraged to submit their bids in the next edition of one of the flagship music projects run by the National Institute of Music and Dance. Applications from pianists and chamber ensembles worldwide can be submitted until (...)
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Michał Francuz recorded piano parts of works by Henryk Wieniawski | YouTube Wieniawski Society

For potential candidates for the next Wieniawski Competition, as well as enthusiasts of the work of the Polish virtuoso, we provide access to recordings of piano parts of those of his chamber works that were included in the program of the 16th edition of the (...)
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10th National Zdzisław Jahnke Violin Competition | Poznań, 7-13.11.2020

From 7 to 13 November 2020, the 10th National Zdzisław Jahnke Violin Competition took place in Poznań. Due to the pandemic situation, the Competition was held as a closed event, without audience and third parties participation. All auditions were broadcasted on (...)
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The new date for the Wieniawski Competition has been set

Because of COVID-19 pandemic the world culture has suffered greatly. To prevent cumulation of the most important music competitions in 2021, we are forced to postpone the 16th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition. The new date is: 7-21 October 2022. (...)
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Gerald S. Spear - 'Yosi. The Life and Times of Josef Hassid' | ebook

A biography of Josef Hassid (1923-1950), phenomenal Polish violinist of Jewish origin, awarded an honorary diploma at the 1st International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Warsaw (1935), has just been published in a form of an e-book. We are very happy (...)
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A Tribute to Ginette Neveu, an eminent violinist, at the Paris cemetery Père Lachaise

On October 28, 1949, the Air France Lockheed Constellation, which took off from Orly Airport in Paris, crashed on the Portuguese island of São Miguel in the Azores. There were 48 people on board. All died. Among the victims - the violinist Ginette Neveu - the (...)
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Subscribe to our youtube channel 'WIENIAWSKI PL'

As the organizer of the International Henryk Wieniawski Competitions we run our own channel on YouTube - 'WIENIAWSKI PL'. You will find there all performances and concerts of the 15th edition of the international violin competition in excellent quality. We invite (...)
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Let Us Jointly Play for the Late Wanda Wiłkomirska

It is with profound sorrow that we say our final goodbye to Wanda Wiłkomirska. A legendary figure of Polish musical culture, magnificent soloist closely associated with Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competitions, and holder of honorary membership of (...)
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World famous Italian violin maker Gio Batta Morassi died in Cremona

Giovanni Battista Morassi died on 27 February at the age of 83. One of the key figures in 20th-century Cremonese lutherie, he taught several of today’s finest makers at the International Violin Making School in Cremona, and was a well-known figure for his (...)
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