Rafal Olbinski at the Kosciuszko Foundation
Opening reception of the special exhibit featuring artist's most recent paintings
Saturday, November 18, 7:00 p.m.
The Kosciuszko Foundation
15E 65th Street, New York, NY 10065
Art is a mirror held up to our dreams and desires. - Rafal Olbinski
Exhibition album The best of Rafal Olbinski. The Kosciuszko Foundation New York will be available exclusively at the Kosciuszko Foundation.
RAFAL OLBINSKI immigrated to the United States in 1981, where he soon established himself as a prominent painter, illustrator and designer.
For his artistic achievements, he has received more than 150 awards including Gold and Silver Medals from the Art Directors Club of New York, Gold and Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles. MORE
Sunday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
Kosciuszko Gala Concert
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
The Concert, co-sponsored by the Kosciuszko Foundation, is part of the events' series celebrating the bicentennial of passing of Gen. Tadeusz Kosciuszko. It will feature works by most prominent Polish composers including the New York premiere of Polonaise Metamorphoses on the theme by Tadeusz Kosciuszko for violin, viola and string orchestra.
Tuesday, November 28, 7:30 p.m.
Romantic Soul of Europe - a recital by Monika Krajewska, mezzo-soprano and Yelena Kurdina, piano
Join us for a special romantic evening of arias and songs featuring works by Bellini, Donizetti, Cilea, Saint-Saens, Obradors, Granados, Karlowicz, Moniuszko, and Rachmaninoff.
Friday, December 8, 7:30 p.m.
Rafal Lewandowski & Alexander Peskanov - a piano performance for four hands.
The Kosciuszko Foundation is thrilled to welcome internationally acclaimed pianists Rafal Lewandowski and Alexander Peskanov in a concert featuring performance for four hands. The program includes works by Barber, Debussy, Tchaikovsky as well as contemporary pianists and composers: Alicia Jonas and Alexander Peskanov. A special guest performance presented by Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor. Wine reception will follow the concert.
Saturday, December 9, 3:00 p.m.
Meet Swiety Mikolaj/ Santa Claus - events for kids by PATA
Swiety Mikolaj (Santa Claus) will visit the Kosciuszko Foundation on Saturday, December 9 at 3:00 p.m. All children and their parents are invited. The event will feature singing traditional Christmas Carols, making Christmas ornaments with the Polish Scouting Folk Craft Instructors and fun raffle. Tickets: $10 children/ $20 adults accompanied by a child. Call (212) 734-2130 to make a reservation. The event is organized by the Polish American Teachers Association.