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A Tribute to Krzysztof Penderecki / Mutter, Muller-Schott, Dutoit

Dutoit / Gergiev / Urbanski / Mutter
Release Date: 06/24/2014 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 20276  
Composer:  Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer:  Anne-Sophie MutterRoman PatkolóArto NorasDaniel Müller-Schott,   ... 
Conductor:  Krzysztof UrbanskiCharles DutoitValery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia VarsoviaWarsaw Philharmonic ChorusWarsaw Boys' Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Krzysztof Penderecki is one of the most successful composers of the 20th and 21st centuries and a Polish classical music icon. His 80th birthday in November 2013 was the occasion for an extraordinary gathering of the world's most significant musicians and most important interpreters of his works; companions and long-time friends of the composer, including the extraordinary violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, Valery Gergiev, Charles Dutoit, Krzysztof Urbanski, Roman Patkoló, Daniel Müller-Schott, Arto Noras and Ivan Monighetti. They all presented their homage to Penderecki within the setting of the Warsaw Teatr Wielki with some of his most famous works being performed: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima; Duo Concertante for violin Read more and double bass; Concerto Grosso for three cellos and orchestra; and the unique Credo.

BONUS: Krzysztof Penderecki about the concert

Picture Format DVD: 16:9 NTSC
Sound Formats DVD: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo
Region Code: 0 (worldwide)
Running Time: 106:00
Running Time Bonus: 15:32
Subtitles Bonus: German, English, French, Japanese, Korean Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima by Krzysztof Penderecki
Conductor:  Krzysztof Urbanski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; Poland 
2. Duo concertante by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer:  Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Roman Patkoló (Double Bass)
3. Concerto grosso for 3 Cellos by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer:  Arto Noras (Cello), Daniel Müller-Schott (Cello), Ivan Monighetti (Cello)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; Poland 
4. Credo by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer:  Ewa Vesin (Soprano), Iwona Hossa (Soprano), Agnieszka Rehlis (Mezzo Soprano),
Rafal Bartminsky (Tenor), Nikolai Didenko (Bass)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sinfonia Varsovia,  Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus,  Warsaw Boys' Choir  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1998; Poland 

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