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Composer: Górecki, Henryk (1933-2010)

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Year of birth1933
Year of death2010
Period20th century
April 2019
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VallettaSacred Utterances

Penderecki, Górecki, Pärt, Barber, Gjeilo
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra; Michelle Castelletti; Kormalta; Riccardo Bianchi

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

Dresden9. Symphoniekonzert

Górecki, Haydn
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden; Omer Meir Wellber; Steven Isserlis; Sarah-Jane Brandon; Katija Dragojevic; Luis Gomes

LondonWithin the Golden Hour / Flight Patter / New Sidi Larbi CherkaouiWorld Première

Bosso, Górecki
Christopher Wheeldon; Crystal Pite; Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui; Royal Ballet; Arianne Matiakh; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
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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.
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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.
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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 
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Nesterowicz and NSO make a powerful combination

Michał Nesterowicz © Lukasz Rajchert
Nesterowicz and the NSO deliver a stunning Shostakovich Symphony 10 while Vähälä captivates with the magical delights of Vasks' Distant Lights.
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