„Wielkopolanie” dance Chopin
On the March 1 in the Chimney Hall of Poznan Culture Center ZAMEK, a premiere of performance “To dance Chopin?” happened, being a part of the project „Chopin on pointe and heels”. The aim of the project was to try to dance polonaises, mazurkas or etudes composed by Frederic Chopin by many artist of Poznan using different dancing techniques.
Folkloristic Group WIELKOPOLANIE was invited to take part in the project by its initiator and screenwriter Mrs. Teresa Nowak. For many weeks dancers prepared themselves to perform choreography of polonaise composed by group’s artistic director – Mr. Leszek Rembowski. The dance contained many steps and figures widely met in 19th century when Chopin lived and played. Beside this the group’s soloists: Hania Jaworska, Jasiu Galasiński i Marcin Lewandowski performed a scene took like from polish national epic “Pan Tadeusz”. The audience was charmed by this connection of music and dance.