Krzysztof Penderecki
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1933-11-23
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Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki Biography (Wikipedia)

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki (born 23 November 1933) is a Polish composer and conductor. The Guardian has called him Poland's greatest living composer. Among his best known works are his Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, St. Luke Passion, Polish Requiem, Anaklasis, four operas, eight symphonies and other orchestral pieces, a variety of instrumental concertos, choral settings of mainly religious texts, as well as chamber and instrumental works.

Born in Dębica to a lawyer, Penderecki studied music at Jagiellonian University and the Academy of Music in Kraków. After graduating from the Academy of Music, Penderecki became a teacher at the academy and he began his career as a composer in 1959 during the Warsaw Autumn festival. His Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima for string orchestra and the choral work St. Luke Passion, have received popular acclaim. His first opera, The Devils of Loudun, was not immediately successful. Beginning in the mid-1970s, Penderecki's composing style changed, with his first violin concerto focusing on the semitone and the tritone. His choral work Polish Requiem was written in the 1980s, with Penderecki expanding it in 1993 and 2005.

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Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
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Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
Krzysztof Penderecki
Credo
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Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki
Threnody for the victims of Hiroshima for 52 strings
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Threnody for the victims of Hiroshima for 52 strings
Krzysztof Penderecki
De Profundis, from 'The Seven Gates of Jerusalem'
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De Profundis, from 'The Seven Gates of Jerusalem'
Krzysztof Penderecki
Agnus Dei for unaccompanied chorus
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Agnus Dei for unaccompanied chorus
Krzysztof Penderecki
Missa Brevis
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Missa Brevis
Krzysztof Penderecki
Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)
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Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)
Krzysztof Penderecki
Concerto Grosso for Three Cellos and Orchestra
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Concerto Grosso for Three Cellos and Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Lunchtime Concert: Penderecki - Benedictus from Missa Brevis
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Lunchtime Concert: Penderecki - Benedictus from Missa Brevis
Krzysztof Penderecki
Lunchtime Concert: Penderecki - Missa Brevis
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Lunchtime Concert: Penderecki - Missa Brevis
Krzysztof Penderecki
Song of Cherubim
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Song of Cherubim
Krzysztof Penderecki
Symphony No. 7 ('Seven Gates of Jerusalem')
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Symphony No. 7 ('Seven Gates of Jerusalem')

Symphony No. 7 ('Seven Gates of Jerusalem')

Singer
Izabela Klosinska
Wojtek Gierlach
Agnieszka Rehlis
Izabela Matula
Adam Zdunikowski
Choir
Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus
Narrator
Alberto Mizrahi
Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Psalmy Dawida (From the psalms of David) for chorus and percussion
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Psalmy Dawida (From the psalms of David) for chorus and percussion
Krzysztof Penderecki
Kaddish
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Kaddish

Kaddish

Narrator
Daniel Olbrachski
Alberto Mizrahi
Choir
Chorus of the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic, Bialystok
Orchestra
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra in Katowice
Director
Violetta Bielecka
Richard Uttley, Mark Simpson & Krzysztof Penderecki
3 Miniatures for clarinet and piano
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3 Miniatures for clarinet and piano
Krzysztof Penderecki
String Quartet No. 3 Leaves of an unwritten diary
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String Quartet No. 3 Leaves of an unwritten diary
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir,, : Wojtek Drabowicz, Krzysztof Penderecki, Michaela Kaune, Agnieszka Rehlis & Antoni Wit
Verganglichkeit
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Verganglichkeit

Verganglichkeit

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Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir,, : Wojtek Drabowicz, Krzysztof Penderecki, Michaela Kaune, Agnieszka Rehlis & Antoni Wit
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra & Krzysztof Penderecki
Paradise Lost
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Paradise Lost
Krzysztof Penderecki
Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (exc)
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Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (exc)
Krzysztof Penderecki
Three Pieces in Old Style
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Three Pieces in Old Style
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Past BBC Events

Prom 09 Proms 1983
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Royal Albert Hall
1983-07-31T22:53:30
31
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1983

Prom 09 Proms 1983

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 23 Proms 1980
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-08-09T22:53:30
9
Aug
1980

Prom 23 Proms 1980

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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