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Composer: Górecki, Henryk (1933-2010)

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Year of birth1933
Year of death2010
NationalityPoland
Period20th century
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LondonSouthbank Sinfonia – A Faster Pulse

Southbank Sinfonia – A Faster Pulse
Britten, Lutosławski, Bacewicz, Górecki, Grieg
Southbank Sinfonia

AmsterdamVan Manen / Forsythe / ArquésNew Production

Van Manen / Forsythe / Arqués
Whitley, Górecki, Willems
Juanjo Arqués; Hans van Manen; William Forsythe; Dutch National Ballet; Matthew Rowe; Keso Dekker; Tatyana van Walsum; Het Balletorkest

LeipzigLamento

Lamento
Various, Górecki
Mario Schröder; Leipziger Ballett; Christoph Gedschold; Paul Zoller

ZürichWalking Mad / Kleines RequiemNew production

Walking Mad / Kleines Requiem
Various, Górecki
Johan Inger; Hans van Manen; Ballett Zürich; Pavel Baleff; Keso Dekker; Erik Berglund

LondonWithin the Golden Hour / Medusa/ Flight PatternWorld Première

Bosso, Górecki, Purcell
Christopher Wheeldon; Crystal Pite; Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui; Royal Ballet; Jonathan Lo; Andrew Griffiths; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
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Dutch Masters: The welcome return of Introdans to London

Introdans in Polish Pieces © Hans Gerritsen
A seamless aesthetic of elegant and fluid dance, impressive musicality and impactful design 
***11
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A century of independence marked in Szczecin

Elzbieta Szmytka and the Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra © Marcin Zaborowski Photography
The highlight of a week-long musical project of the Szczecin Philharmonic entitled We are at home, a celebratory performance of Górecki's Symphony No. 3 by Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Wojciech Michniewski.
****1
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Remembrance from Pole to Pole

Elizabeth Atherton © Kiran Ridley
Elizabeth Atherton sang with a keening intensity, and gave a voice to every grieving mother and child.
*****
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The Scottish Ensemble journeys to Eastern Europe

The complex world of Górecki, Bacewicz and Cytż is contrasted with Dvořák and Chopin as The Scottish Ensemble embarked upon an Eastern European journey with guest director Bartosz Woroch.
****1
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The Human Seasons/ After the Rain / Flight Pattern

Marianela Nunez and Thiago Soares in After The Rain © Bill Cooper | ROH 2016
A world premiere that gives yet more credence to the burgeoning reputation of Crystal Pite for creating absorbing mass movement of considerable beauty 
***11
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