Halina Czerny-Stefanska

Biography

Born: 1923   Died: July 1, 2001; Kraków, Poland  
This Polish pianist flourished through the Communist era and beyond, standing in good favor enough to tour the West and to perform with such globetrotting conductors as Georg Solti, Zubin Mehta, and Adrian Boult. Her fame in her native land began with a first-prize showing at the Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1949, and she later became a professor at the Krakow Conservatory. Her style fell squarely into the tradition of Read more fiery Romantic playing common in Poland and other eastern European countries. Read less
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  • 1.
    Deutsche Grammophon: The Mono Era (1948-1957)
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 002457272 Release Date: 03/18/2016   Number of Discs: 51
    Composer:  Franz Schubert,  Dmitri Shostakovich,  Frédéric Chopin,  Johannes Brahms  ... 
    Performer:  Stefan Askenase,  Shura Cherkassky,  Halina Czerny-Stefanska,  Basile Bolotine  ... 
    Conductor:  Karel Ancerl,  Karl Böhm,  Serge Jaroff,  Leopold Ludwig  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amadeus Quartet,  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra,  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra  ... 
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    Great Chopin Pianists
    Label: Dg Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 002437202 Release Date: 01/15/2016   Number of Discs: 11
    Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
    Performer:  Lev Oborin,  Alexandre Uninsky,  Yakov Zak,  Bella Davidovich  ... 
    Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin,  Václáv Smetácek
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra,  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
    CD: $57.49
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  • 3.
    Great Chopin Performers - The Warsaw Recordings
    Label: Capriccio Records   Catalog: 7039 Release Date: 05/25/2010   Number of Discs: 5
    Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
    Performer:  Martha Argerich,  Ivo Pogorelich,  Adam Harasiewicz,  Stanislav Bunin  ... 
    Conductor:  Witold Rowicki,  Kazimierz Kord
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    Ancerl Gold Edition 38 - Mozart: Concertos / Steurer, Et Al
    Label: Supraphon   Catalog: 3698 Release Date: 03/29/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Hugo Steurer,  Miroslav Stefek,  Halina Czerny-Stefanska
    Conductor:  Karel Ancerl
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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