On 29 March 2020 Krzystof Penderecki died. He was one of the great names among contemporary composers, and one of the figureheads of the Polish avant-garde. A tribute.
Symfonie no. 8. Warsaw National Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra led by Antoni Wit. Michaela Kaune, soprano; Agnieszka Rehlis, mezzo soprano; Wojtek Drabowicz, baritone.
Concerto Grosso voor 3 cellos and orchestra no. 1 (parts 1-4). Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra led by Antoni Wit; Ivan Monihetti, Arto Noras, Rafal Kwaitkowski, cello
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