Concert by Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki (*1933), Eminent Polish composer and conductor.  Penderecki gained international fame as a composer thanks to the original sound of his works, which required unconventional techniques

 

The legend of world music, the Grammy Prize winner, the Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki opened a exhibition Years od disarray 1908-1928 by magnificent concert in front of the filled Church of Our Lady of the Snows in the Olomouc.

Penderecki´s song Credo, for which he received the Grammy Award in 2001, The Polish composer personally took the conducting of the orchestra, the mixed and boys choir of Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic from Krakow. At the same time, he launched the 25th Festival of Spiritual Music and celebrated his 85th birthday.

In addition to the spectacular orchestra, the audience also heard five soloists, including Iwon Hossa (soprano I), Karolina Sikorova (soprano II), Małgorzatu Pańko-Edery (alt), Adam Zdunikowski (tenor) and Piotr Nowacki (bass).

The project is co-organized by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute operating under the Culture.pl brand within the international cultural programme POLSKA 100 accompanying Poland’s centenary of regaining independence. 


Photogallery

Krzysztof Penderecki

Legend of World Music, Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki and Maciej Tworek
Krzysztof Penderecki and Maciej Tworek
Iwona Hossa, Karolina Sikora, Małgorzata Pańko-Edery

Soloists of the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra.

Piotr Nowacki

Soloist of the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra.

Krzysztof Penderecki
Maciej Tworek
Maciej Tworek
Krzysztof Penderecki
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo

Boys choir of the Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Cracow

Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo
Krzysztof Penderecki: Credo