Antoni Wit
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1944-02-07
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Antoni Wit

Antoni Wit Biography (Wikipedia)

Antoni Wit (born February 7, 1944 in Kraków) is a Polish conductor. From 2002 to 2013 he had been music director of the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been collaborating also with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra from the 2010-2011 to the 2016-2017 season, and he played with them as the first guest conductor. In May 2013 he has been nominated Artistic Director of the Spanish Pamplona-based ensemble.

Wit graduated from the Kraków's Academy of Music (then called Państwowa Wyższa Szkola Muzyczna) in 1967. He studied conducting under Henryk Czyż, and composition under Krzysztof Penderecki. He went on to study in Paris under Nadia Boulanger (1967–68).

Wit has conducted the Berlin Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra and in London the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Kraków Philharmonic Orchestra,and the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya. He has recorded over 90 albums, most of them for the Naxos label, and many of them with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, whose managing and artistic director he was from 1983 to 2000. He specializes in the works of Polish composers such as Henryk Gorecki, Wojciech Kilar, Krzysztof Meyer, Witold Lutosławski, Karol Szymanowski and Krzysztof Penderecki whose Polish Requiem he recorded in 2004. Wit received a Cannes Classical Award for his album of Olivier Messiaen's Turangalila Symphony; his recording of Bedřich Smetana's Má vlast cycle was also very well received.

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Antoni Wit Tracks

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Bedrich Smetana
The Moldau (Ma Vlast)
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The Moldau (Ma Vlast)
Richard Strauss
Till Eulenspiegel lustige streiche(Op.28)
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Till Eulenspiegel lustige streiche(Op.28)

Till Eulenspiegel lustige streiche(Op.28)

Orchestra
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Witold Lutosławski
Fujarka (Little Suite)
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Fujarka (Little Suite)
Witold Lutosławski
Paganini Variations
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Paganini Variations
Stanislaw Moniuszko
Overture (Paria)
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Overture (Paria)

Overture (Paria)

Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Richard Strauss
Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64
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Eine Alpensinfonie, Op 64
Zbigniew Preisner
The Double Life of Veronique (1991): "Van Den Budenmayer Concerto (1802)"
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991): "Van Den Budenmayer Concerto (1802)"
Stanislaw Moniuszko
Mazurka (Halka, Act 1)
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Mazurka (Halka, Act 1)
Johannes Brahms
Schicksalslied [Song of destiny] Op.54
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Schicksalslied [Song of destiny] Op.54
Witold Lutosławski
Symphonic Variations
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Symphonic Variations
Witold Lutosławski
Fanfare for CUBE
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Fanfare for CUBE
Carl Maria von Weber
Turandot: Overture & Act II March
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Turandot: Overture & Act II March
Richard Strauss
Eine Alpensinfonie Op.64
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Eine Alpensinfonie Op.64
Karol Szymanowski
Violin Concerto No.1
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Violin Concerto No.1
Henryk Mikolaj Górecki
Symphony No 3, Op 36, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' (2nd mvmt)
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Symphony No 3, Op 36, 'Symphony of Sorrowful Songs' (2nd mvmt)
Moniuszko, Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej & Antoni Wit
Civic Polonaise
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Civic Polonaise
Sergei Prokofiev
Gavotte from Symphony no. 1 (Op. 25) in D major "Classical"
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Gavotte from Symphony no. 1 (Op. 25) in D major "Classical"
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54
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Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54
Andrzej Panufnik
Lullaby, for 29 strings and two harps
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Lullaby, for 29 strings and two harps
Andrzej Panufnik
Tragic Overture
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Tragic Overture
Dmitry Shostakovich
Concerto for piano and orchestra No.2 in F major (Op.102)
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Concerto for piano and orchestra No.2 in F major (Op.102)
Witold Lutosławski
Concerto for Orchestra
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Concerto for Orchestra
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Andante from Piano concerto in E flat major, Op.75
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Andante from Piano concerto in E flat major, Op.75
Zbigniew Preisner
The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Concerto in E minor - version 1802
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Concerto in E minor - version 1802
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz
Song of Love and Death, from symphonic poem Eternal Songs
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Song of Love and Death, from symphonic poem Eternal Songs
Krzysztof Penderecki
Concerto Grosso for Three Cellos and Orchestra
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Concerto Grosso for Three Cellos and Orchestra

Concerto Grosso for Three Cellos and Orchestra

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Conductor
Orchestra
Polish National Philharmonic Orchestra
Frédéric Chopin
Fantasia on Polish airs for piano and orchestra (Op.13) in A major
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Fantasia on Polish airs for piano and orchestra (Op.13) in A major
Frédéric Chopin
Rondo a la Krakowiak
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Rondo a la Krakowiak
Zbigniew Preisner
The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Concerto in E minor (SBI 152)
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Concerto in E minor (SBI 152)
Zbigniew Preisner
The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Veronique (2)
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - Veronique (2)
Zbigniew Preisner
The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - L'Enfance
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991) - L'Enfance
Frédéric Chopin
Variations on 'La ci-darem, la mano' from Mozart's Don Giovanni
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Variations on 'La ci-darem, la mano' from Mozart's Don Giovanni
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz
Finale from Violin Concerto Op. 8
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Finale from Violin Concerto Op. 8

Finale from Violin Concerto Op. 8

Orchestra
Polish Radio and TV S O Krakow
Conductor
Last played on
Krzysztof Penderecki
Three Pieces in Old Style
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Three Pieces in Old Style
Stanislaw Moniuszko
Bajka (The fairy tale) - concert overture (1848)
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Bajka (The fairy tale) - concert overture (1848)

Bajka (The fairy tale) - concert overture (1848)

Orchestra
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Karol Szymanowski
Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra
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Stabat mater Op.53 for soloists, chorus and orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Paradise Lost: Adagietto (c1978)
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Paradise Lost: Adagietto (c1978)
Krzysztof Penderecki
A Sea of Dreams Did Breathe On Me (Part 3, Nos. 1 & 2)
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A Sea of Dreams Did Breathe On Me (Part 3, Nos. 1 & 2)
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Past BBC Events

BBC SO 2015-16 Season: Antoni Wit conducts Górecki
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Barbican, London
2015-10-03T05:45:53
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Oct
2015
BBC SO 2015-16 Season: Antoni Wit conducts Górecki

BBC SO 2015-16 Season: Antoni Wit conducts Górecki

19:30
Barbican, London
Proms 2013: Prom 55: Lutosławski, Shostakovich & Panufnik
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Royal Albert Hall
2013-08-23T05:45:53
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23
Aug
2013
Proms 2013: Prom 55: Lutosławski, Shostakovich & Panufnik

Proms 2013: Prom 55: Lutosławski, Shostakovich & Panufnik

Royal Albert Hall

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