Henryk Górecki

July 6, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Henryk Mikołaj Górecki the great Polish composer
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki the great Polish composer

One of Poland’s most significant 20th century composers, Henryk Górecki led a quiet revolution against the Soviet authorities through his inimitable style of mystical minimalism. This program is dedicating an entire hour to his music and life.

Music

Symphony No. 3; II. Lento E Largo – Tranquilissimo
David Zinman, conductor; London Sinfonietta; Dawn Upshaw, Soprano

Four Preludes for Piano Opus 1: III. & IV.
Stephen de Pledge, piano; Chamber Domaine

Scontri
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra

Beatus Vir
Nikita Storojev, bass; Prague Philharmonic Choir; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; John Nelson, conductor

Symphony No. 3; III. Lento—Cantabile-semplice
David Zinman, conductor; London Sinfonietta; Dawn Upshaw, Soprano

Miserere
John Nelson, conductor; Chicago Symphony Chorus