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World première of the song by Penderecki

The Polish National Fryderyk Chopin Institute organizes a concert to conclude the Chopin Year. The world première of a song ordered especially for this event and composed by Krzysztof Penderecki takes place at the concert.

The concert takes place on the 14th of January, 2011, at 8.00 pm. in the Concert Hall of the Warsaw Philharmonic in Poland. The song by Krzysztof Penderecki is titled "Powiało na mnie morze snów... Pieśni zadumy i nostalgii" (en. "A Sea of Dreams has Fallen on Me... Songs of Reverie and Nostalgia") for soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone, choir and orchestra. 

At the gala evening Wioletta Chodowicz (soprano) Agnieszka Rehlis (mezzo-soprano), Mariusz Godlewski (baritone) and the Choir of the Warsaw Philharmonic conducted by Henryk Wojnarowski perform the songs. The singers are accompanied by the Orchestra Sinfonia Varsovia. The concert is hosted by Valery Gergiev.

Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki