Dear Music Lovers,


I would like to welcome to the XXVII International Piano Festival “Lato z Chopinem” [Chopin Summer] named after Barbara Hesse-Bukowska in Busko Zdrój organized by Uzdrowisko Busko-Zdrój SA.  Since the 2015, the official international partner will have been  Connecticut Chopin Foundation. We will present  our event, which is considered as the most important  piano festival in Holy Cross voivodeship,  for twenty-seventh time.  Starting 2015, Festival presents exclusively winners of international piano competitions from: Poland, USA, Japan, Belarus, Germany, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Romania, Russia, Italy, China, Taiwan, Canada, Croatia and Ukraine.

We are very happy to come back in the full range after pandemic limitations. During festival we will present award winning pianists from: Poland, Norway, Hong Kong, Japan, USA, Lithuania and Ukraine.

Finally, as the support of Ukriane in such a difficult time, we will present the Ukrainian Evening on July 23, 2022 presenting two award winning Ukrainian pianists: Danylo Saienko and Maria Narodytska.

I would like to extend my invitation to all musical lovers and welcome you to picturesque town of Busko-Zdroj.

Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski                                                                                                                                                           

Artistic Director                                                                                                                                                 

International Piano Festival “Lato z Chopinem” in Busko Zdrój.                                                                                    

Connecticut Chopin Foundation                                                                                                                                                        

Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT.


 † prof. Barbara Hesse- Bukowska


Artistic Director:

Dr Krystian Tkaczewski



prof.Maciej Piotrowski