One of Poland’s most significant 20th century composers, Henryk Górecki led a quiet revolution against the Soviet authorities through his inimitable style of mystical minimalism. We’ll dedicate an hour to his music and life.
Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters
Symphony No. 3 (excerpts)— London Sinfonietta, David Zinman, Conductor, Dawn Upshaw,
Piano Preludes (excerpts) — Stephen de Pledge, p.
Scontri — Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra
Beatus Vir (excerpts) — Czech Phil Prague Philharmonic Choir/John Nelson, Nikita Storojev,
Miserere (excerpt) — Krakow Choral Society, Krakow State Philharmonic/Roland Bader