A birthday gala for Poland’s best-known living composer: International stars celebrated the 80th anniversary of Krzysztof Penderecki in 2013 with a special gala with himself in attendance. Outstanding artists such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Valery Gergiev, Charles Dutoit and Polish musicians honored Penderecki with a concert presenting a unique selection of his works at the Teatre Wielki in Warsaw.
The brilliant Mutter, who regularly collaborates with the jubilee, congratulated with the “Duo Concertante” along with bassist Roman Patkolo, and Gergiev directed his moving “Credo” for choir and orchestra.
Threnody – To the Victims of Hiroshima
Duo Concertante for Violin and Double Bass
Concerto grosso for three Cellos and Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir
Polish National Opera Choir
Iwona Hossa Soprano
Ewa Vesin Mezzo-soprano
Ekaterina Semenchuk Mezzo-soprano
Rafał Bartmiński Tenor
Nikolay Didenko Bass
|Year of production:||2013|
|Recording Date:||21.11. – 23.11.2013|
|Production company:||ACCENTUS Music|