Anna has been appointed a visiting professor at the UNLV in Las Vegas.
In October she celebrated the birthdays of two prominent living composers: Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki and Virko Baley. She performed Gorecki’s piano concerto at the Polish Composers Festival in Bielsko-Biala, Poland and Baley’s Klytemnestra at UNLV in Las Vegas.
Anna will returned to Harvard University on October 25, to present an evening of music by Karol Szymanowski. There were performances, talks and a documentary movie by Dagnara Drzazga. The same program was once again held in the Polish Consulate in NYC, on October 28.
On November 19th Anna celebrated 90 years of Polish Independence at the Corcoran Museum in Washington DC featuring the music of Chopin, Paderewski, Bacewicz and Szymanowski.
Anna also appeared on the Ewell Concert Series at the College of William and Mary with the esteemed violinist, Charles Castleman on November 15th.
News from Asia:
Anna spent most of the summer of 2008 in Thailand, where she taught, performed and scuba-dived. She appeared on Thai TV and gave master-classes for the Bangkok Chopin Society. She also visited Angkor Watt in Cambodia and was moved by the beauty of the Kingdom and the unspoiled land.
In January Anna presented master-classes and recitals in Hong-Kong (Baptist University) and Singapore (Nanwang Academy of Fine Arts).
Anna was invited to present a solo recital at the prestigious National Gallery series in Washington, D.C. on June 8.
The same program was presented at the College of William and Mary (April 27th), Forte’s Salon in New Haven (May 1) and the Polish Society at Harvard University (May 2.)
Press Coverage of the Events:
The DoG Street Journal
Anna was also invited to perform for the LIKHA'T DIWA Foundation in Las Vegas on May 17. The proceeds will benefit music students in the USA and Philippines.
Anna was named “one of the world’s greatest pianists” by the Indian PRWire, after an eclectic collaborative performance entitled “East meets West,” with Chakrapani Singh on the geet’ar and Vinod Pathak on the tabla. The performance and the master class took place at Alliance Francaise in New Delhi, India in January, and it was reviewed by the Times of India.
On the same trip Anna visited Nepal and the Himalayas, and she successfully reached the Mt. Everest Base Camp.