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Chopin

Chopin

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The International Chopin Competition is held every five years in Warsaw. It's an eagerly anticipated event, accompanied by ballet and operatic performances. The winner from 2005, Rafal Blechacz, shows off his victorious technique with a short performance of Chopin's Waltz in C minor.

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