Paderewski Festival

The Paderewski Festival is a four-day music festival held annually in November celebrating Paso Robles' rich heritage and its most famous resident Ignacy Jan Paderewski - virtuoso pianist, composer, international politician, local landowner, grower and winemaker. Concerts featuring world renown talent, exhibits, lectures,  master classes and film screenings are accompanied by wine tastings and tours of local vineyards. A youth piano competition, recital and student cultural exchange with Poland additionally honor Paderewski's legacy.

The 2019 event schedule is as follows:

Thursday, Oct. 31
“Dracula Rising: Ghosts of Hollywood Past” with Ensemble 4 These Times
Dinner, Wine Reception, Concert plus Costume Contest!
Cass Winery – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 1
Master Class with Gala Artists: pianist Takeshi Nagayasa
Cal Poly – 11 a.m.

“Polish Baroque Treasures” with USC Thorton Baroque Sinfonia
Wine Reception, Concert
Park Ballroom – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2
Paderewski Festival Youth Competition Winners’ Recital
Paso Robles Inn Ballroom – 4 p.m. – Free admission

Paderewski Festival Gala Recital with pianist Takeshi Nagayasu
Wine Reception, Concert
Paso Robles Inn Ballroom – 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 3
“Paderewski and World Politics and Polish Independence Day” lecture
Epoch Wine Estates – 10 a.m.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 1:00pm
Various Paso Robles Locations
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