Maria Szymanowska (1789-1831). A Woman of Europe

Maria Szymanowska : Romance of Queen Hortense
Elisabeth Zapolska – mezzo-soprano,
Bart van Oort – pianoforte Broadwood 1825


My dearest friend,
Let us talk and not cease to repeat,
That in life nothing is sweeter
Than love.
Aren’t green leaves
And the shade they give
An invitation to happiness?
Press your heart to mine,
My dearest...


A new ‘Parisian Salon of Maria Szymanowska’ in the sumptuous setting of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Paris

On September 18, a new ‘Maria Szymanowska’s Parisian Salon’ was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Paris. A rare and high-quality program entitled ‘Following the Whisper. Songs of Women in Maria Szymanowska’s time’ was performed by three musicians from three different countries: the Polish-French mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Zapolska and the duo of pianists Petra Somlai (Hungary) and Bart van Oort (Netherlands).

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Maria Szymanowska across the world

POLAND. The TVP POLONIA invited the President of the Society Maria Szymanowska, Elisabeth Zapolska Chapelle, to give an interview in the magazine HALO POLONIA of 23 July 2019. The interview was brilliantly conducted by Adam Krzykowski

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