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Composer: Szymanowski, Karol (1882-1937)

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Year of birth1882
Year of death1937
NationalityPoland
Period20th century
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TokyoSir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra

Ravel, Szymanowski, Sibelius
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Janine Jansen

BlythburghViolin and Piano Recital

Bacewicz, Massenet, Wieniawski, Vaughan Williams, Szymanowski
Jennifer Pike; Petr Limonov

GothenburgArtist in Residence: Janine Jansen

Nelson, Szymanowski, Tchaikovsky
Gothenburg Symphony; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Janine Jansen

AmsterdamSzymanovski, Tchaikovsky and Penderecki

© Arkadiusz Berbecki
Szymanowski, Penderecki, Tchaikovsky
Meccore String Quartet

GothenburgArtist in Residence: Janine Jansen

Nelson, Szymanowski, Tchaikovsky
Gothenburg Symphony; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Janine Jansen
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Something special in the air: Rattle and the LSO

Sir Simon Rattle © Mark Allan | Barbican
Festive Janáček and energetically fresh Sibelius from Rattle and the LSO, with impressive focus and intensity from Janine Jansen in Szymanowski's sensuous Violin Concerto no. 1.
*****
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A musical celebration of Polish Independence

Jacek Kaspszyk © ICA Artists
Warsaw Philharmonic celebrates the 100th anniversary of Polish independence with performances of great local composers – Lutoslawski, Szymanowski and Szabelski – and Debussy’s La Mer for good measure.
****1
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Kavakos and Wang team up at Wigmore Hall

Leonidas Kavakos © Marco Borggreve
A long evening of very high class playing offered rich rewards in exploring modernist responses to a Debussian challenge. 
****1
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Unbelievable harmony at Carnegie Hall

Janine Jansen © Richard Termine
Starting her Perspectives series, Janine Jansen invited three outstanding musicians to join her in 20th century repertoire.
*****
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A rousing Carmina burana in Toronto

Nicola Benedetti © Simon Fowler
A crowd-pleaser is joined by a Szymanowski rarity to close the TSO's season. 
****1
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