Photo: S. Lorenz/Klavier-Festival Ruhr

A legend visits ... For the legendary Arthur Rubinstein she was “the born Chopin interpreter” – a reputation, Janina Fialkowska has preserved until today. One may call, no, one must call the Grande Dame of the piano her mentor’s heir … Chopin’s spirit flows out of her in each melodic phrase … pin sharp pianistic calligraphy and overwhelming musicality … her natural narrative flow and her intrusively creative Tempo rubato … A real pianistic moment of glory …


Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, 2 Oct. 2020 (Concert for the Klavier-Festival Ruhr in Dortmund, Germany)




A Note in Time

A Note in Time - Janina's autobiography

"Mesmerizing memoir … that will appeal not only to music lovers and industry insiders but also to anyone who responds to a story well told."

Classical Voice North America


"A totally absorbing read … there’s not a dull moment." Highly recommended.

La Scena Musicale


"A volume to savour and treasure ... a from-the-heart, feel-good memoir, highly recommended …"

Ludwig van Toronto


‘A Note in Time’ is a series of autobiographical sketches, sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant, following Janina’s tumultuous career and a life full of surprises. Available now also as e-book (Kindle, Kobo, Nook etc.) Order it through the publisher's online shop: Novum Publishing, London, UK,


Availabe also on all major online sources like Amazon, Barnes&Noble etc.  Free delivery worldwide from Book Depository . Check with your local independent book dealer. Most of them can order it for you.


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70th Birthday Recital

The 70th Birthday Recital

As a little thank you for all the celebrations around the world on the occasion of her milestone birthday, Janina played this little recital at her home in Bavaria with music by Weber, Chopin and Debussy. On the producer's facbook account (Silvana Sintow - Classicalia International) it had been viewed 80.000 times within a week.

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Janina on Facebook

Visit Janina's Facebook Site

Janina on Spotify

Listen to Janina on Spotify

upcoming events

July 12/13, Portland, Oregon, US (Recital/Master Class)


July 28 - August 3, Kleve, Germany (Recital, Master Classes)


August 18 - 25, Ettal, Germany (Recital, Master Class)


Sept 12, London, UK, Cadogan Hall (Recital)