Born 23 November 1933
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.
Clips (1)Latest ClipKrzysztof Penderecki: Concerto grosso - Preview Clip
Tracks (21)Last Played on BBC3 Miniatures for clarinet and piano
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