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Antoni Wit conducts Szymanowski

Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

Antoni Wit conducts Szymanowski Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra

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The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra performs two symphonies by the national composer? Karol Szymanowski.

Superbly filmed for the Polish Television, Antoni Wit's performances of Karol Szymanowski's third and fourth symphonies embody the distinguished and idiomatic conducting style for which he is widely recognised.

An outstanding communicator, Wit exhibits exceptional attention to detail in his rendition of these two great works, recorded while Wit was principal conductor or the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir.

Program

  • Karol Szymanowski, Symphony No. 3 for tenor, chorus and Orchestra, "The Song of the Night", Op. 27
  • Karol Szymanowski, Symphony No. 4 for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 60, "Concertante"

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Josef Kowalewski
  • Venue: Warsaw Philharmonic Hall (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Production date: 2009
  • Recording date: 19/11/2009
  • Duration: 55 min
  • Production: © The Warsaw Philharmonic Foundation and The National Audiovisual Institue, under licence to International Classical Artists Ltd
  • Available version(s): EN
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Casting

  • The National Orchestra and Choir of Poland
  • Henryk Wojnarowski | Chorus master
  • Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Antoni Wit | Conductor
  • Rafał Bartmiński | Tenor
  • Jan Krzysztof Broja | Pianist
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