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 Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Symphony No. 3, his St. Luke Passion, Polish Requiem, Anaklasis and Utrenja. Penderecki composed 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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Krzysztof Penderecki
Three Miniatures: III
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Three Miniatures: III
Krzysztof Penderecki
Polonez [Polonaise] for orchestra
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Polonez [Polonaise] for orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Sonata No 1, 3rd mvt.
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Sonata No 1, 3rd mvt.
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
Dies Illa
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Dies Illa
Krzysztof Penderecki
Fanfara
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Fanfara
Krzysztof Penderecki
Te Deum for solo voices, chorus and orchestra
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Te Deum for solo voices, chorus and orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Credo
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Credo

Credo

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Choir
Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus
Grand Theatre National Opera Chorus
Warsaw Boys' Chorus
Krzysztof Penderecki
Symphony No.8 ('Lieder der Vergänglichkeit')
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Symphony No.8 ('Lieder der Vergänglichkeit')

Symphony No.8 ('Lieder der Vergänglichkeit')

Performer
Singer
Agnieszka Rehlis
Mariusz Godlewski
Orchestra
Polish Sinfonia luventus Orchestra
Conductor
Lukasz Borowicz
Krzysztof Penderecki
Largo for cello and orchestra
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Largo for cello and orchestra

Largo for cello and orchestra

Orchestra
Polish Sinfonia luventus Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
De Natura Sonoris III for orchestra
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De Natura Sonoris III for orchestra

De Natura Sonoris III for orchestra

Orchestra
Polish Sinfonia luventus Orchestra
Conductor
Krzysztof Penderecki
Flute Concerto
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Flute Concerto

Flute Concerto

Performer
Lukasz Dlugosz
Orchestra
Polish Sinfonia luventus Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)
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Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)

Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)

Choir
Hover State Chamber Chorus of Armenia
Conductor
Sona Hovhannisyan
Krzysztof Penderecki
3 Miniatures for clarinet and piano
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3 Miniatures for clarinet and piano
Krzysztof Penderecki
Threnody To The Victims Of Hiroshima
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Threnody To The Victims Of Hiroshima
Krzysztof Penderecki
Polish Requiem
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Polish Requiem

Polish Requiem

Singer
Johanna Rusanen
Nikolay Didenko
Rafal Bartminski
Janina Baechle
Choir
Warsaw National Philharmonic Chorus
Conductor
Bartosz Michałowski
Krzysztof Penderecki
Krzysztof Penderecki
Sinfonietta for accordion
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Sinfonietta for accordion
Krzysztof Penderecki
Cadenza, 1984 Lento, Vivace, Tempo I
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Cadenza, 1984 Lento, Vivace, Tempo I

Cadenza, 1984 Lento, Vivace, Tempo I

Performer
Mira Marie Foron (Violin)
Minze Kim (Piano)
Krzysztof Penderecki
Concerto grosso for 3 cellos and orchestra
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Concerto grosso for 3 cellos and orchestra

Concerto grosso for 3 cellos and orchestra

Performer
Lukasz Frant
Adam Krzeszowiec
Natalia Kurzac-Kotula
Orchestra
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice
Krzysztof Penderecki
Symphony No 3 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony No 3 (3rd mvt)

Symphony No 3 (3rd mvt)

Orchestra
Polish Sinfonia luventus Orchestra
Giuseppe Verdi
Requiem
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Requiem

Requiem

Singer
Maria Luigia Borsi
Tea Demurishvili
Gianluca Zampieri
Nikolay Didenko
Choir
Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus
Krzysztof Penderecki
Exaltabo, te
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Exaltabo, te
Krzysztof Penderecki
Symphony No. 3 – 3rd mvt.
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Symphony No. 3 – 3rd mvt.

Symphony No. 3 – 3rd mvt.

Performer
National Polish Radio Orchestra, Antonio Wit (conductor)
Krzysztof Penderecki
St Luke Passion (Erat autem fere)
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St Luke Passion (Erat autem fere)
Krzysztof Penderecki
Adagio, from Symphony No. 3
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Adagio, from Symphony No. 3

Adagio, from Symphony No. 3

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Krzysztof Penderecki
Prosimy cie, from 'Kadisz'
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Prosimy cie, from 'Kadisz'

Prosimy cie, from 'Kadisz'

Choir
Septet of the Hover State Chamber Choir
Director
Sona Hovhannisyan
Krzysztof Penderecki
The Dream of Jacob
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The Dream of Jacob

The Dream of Jacob

Performer
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Krzysztof Penderecki
Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1959-1961)
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Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1959-1961)

Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1959-1961)

Performer
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, Krzysztof Penderecki (Conductor)
Krzysztof Penderecki
St Luke Passion, Part II; Popule Meus (Improperia)
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St Luke Passion, Part II; Popule Meus (Improperia)

St Luke Passion, Part II; Popule Meus (Improperia)

Performer
Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra, Antoni Wit (Conductor)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1983: Prom 09
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Royal Albert Hall
1983-07-31T19:22:47
31
Jul
1983

Proms 1983: Prom 09

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1980: Prom 23
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-08-09T19:22:47
9
Aug
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 23

Royal Albert Hall

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