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Work: Symphony no. 3 “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs”, Op.36

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ComposerGórecki, Henryk (1933-2010)
Period20th century
Work typeOrchestral
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Letting Górecki’s music do the work: Symphony of Sorrowful Songs

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House debutants, soprano Nicole Chevalier and conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya, excel in Isabella Bywater's Górecki staging to close English National Opera's season.
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A century of independence marked in Szczecin

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 sang with a keening intensity, and gave a voice to every grieving mother and child.
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Music in memory of the Second World War in Montréal

On this Montréal concert, visiting conductor Cristian Măcelaru presented Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II
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The Rest is Noise: Sublime Polish melodies

Southbank Centre's The Rest is Noise festival continued its focus on politics and spirituality with Henryck Górecki's popular Third Symphony, coupled with Krzysztof Penderecki's lesser-known Violin Concerto – but it was the latter work which fared better.
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