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Buffalo Toronto Public Media Performance Space

WNED Classical Live on Stage Presents The Magic Mazurka with Pianist Christopher Sierzchula

The Magic Mazurka

This lively hour-long program offers a brief history of the mazurka - a Polish dance form that inspired some of Chopin’s most intimate musical ideas.

The program contrasts early and late Chopin mazurkas and mazurkas by other composers such as Debussy, Scriabin, and Szymanowski.

The event is free but you must register to attend.

Parking is free in our gated parking lot!   


Chopin: Op. 6, Four Mazurkas
No. 1 in F# minor
No. 2 in C# minor

Scriabin: Op. 25, Nine Mazurkas
No. 6 in F# Major
No. 8 in B Major

Chopin: Op. 17, Four Mazurkas
No. 2 in Bb Major

Debussy: Mazurka (1891)

Chopin: Op. 41, Four Mazurkas
No. 3 in B Major

Szymanowski: Op. 50, Twenty Mazurkas
No. 1 Sostenuto: Molto rubato
No. 2 Allegramente: Poco vivace

Chopin: Op. posth. 67, Four Mazurkas
No. 4 in A minor
Chopin: Op. posth. 68, Four Mazurkas
No. 3 in F Major

Saturday, June 10th at 7pm

Buffalo Toronto Public Media

140 Lower Terrace 

Downtown Buffalo

Register to Attend

Christopher Sierzchula

Pianist Christopher Sierzchula studied with Yvar Mikoshoff and Livingston Gearhart at UB where he earned a master’s degree in Piano Performance and won the Baird Concerto Competition - twice! 

Mr. Sierzchula is also a Rock and Jazz musician and a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) He is currently the accompanist at the Unitarian Universalist Church at Elmwood and West Ferry in Buffalo.

BTPM is conveniently located in downtown Buffalo at 140 Lower Terrace, near the I-190. The entrance to our parking lot is on Charles Street (also known as "Mark Russell Alley").

WATCH | Creation of the Buffalo Toronto Public Media Performance Space

We've been working behind the scenes to transform the WNED Classical music library into a new performance space. Watch a time-lapse of the activity.