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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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WarsawSymphonic Concert

Górecki, Mendelssohn
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; Jan Lisiecki

JūrmalaKremerata Baltica & Georgijs Osokins

Chopin, Górecki
Kremerata Baltica; Georgijs Osokins

SingaporeSSO Subscription: Serenade with Soyoung Yoon

Górecki, Bernstein, Beethoven
Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Michał Nesterowicz; Soyoung Yoon

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

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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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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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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A traumatised concerto at the Baltic Sea Festival

Alina Baeva and Ernst van Tiel © Arne Hyckenberg
Polish composer Grażyna Bacewicz’s seven minute Divertimento proves the most emotionally potent in a concert at the Baltic Sea Festival also featuring works by Shostakovich and Górecki.
***11
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Alter ego, hard science, commedia dell'arte

Bloom © Brian Slater
Phoenix Dance Theatre is an intriguing mix of international and, at the same time, Leeds-based contemporary dance company. It's triple bill at the Linbury Studio proved worthwhile. 
****1
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