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Piano Concertos

Piano Concertos

Nelson Goerner

Label: Fryderyk Chopin Institute
Format: CD
Barcode: 5907690736804
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Catalog number: NIFCCD 044
Releasedate: 08-01-16
- from the series 'Concerts Frozen in Time' 

- works by Paderewski and Martucci

- piano by Nelson Goerner with Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia Varsovia


 
 
This new release features two piano concerti from the second half of the 19th century in the rendition of Nelson Goerner, an outstanding pianist who has appeared at many editions of the Chopin and His Europe Festival with recital and orchestral programs. The album presented is a recording of two selected musical festival events from 2009 and 2010: I. J. Paderewski’s Concerto with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and G. Martucci’s Concerto with Sinfonia Varsovia, led by Jacek Kaspszyk. The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice fulfills the role of an ambassador of Polish culture on the international artistic scene. The ensemble has performed in Brussels, Vienna, Madrid, Rome, Kiev, Paris, and London. They have collaborated with some of the greatest composers of the twentieth century, including Witold Lutoslawski, Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, and Krzysztof Penderecki.
The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice fulfils the role of an ambassador of Polish culture on the international artistic scene. The ensemble has performed in Brussels (Europalia), Vienna (the opening of the Polish Year in Austria), Madrid (the gala concert of the Polish year in Spain), Rome (the celebration of the 70thanniversary of H.M. Górecki’s birthday), Kiev (the inauguration of the Polish Year in Ukraine), Paris (the gala concert of the New Poland Polish Year in France), and in London (the inauguration of the Polish year in Great Britain). The Orchestra has collaborated with some of the greatest composers of the second half of the 20th century: Witold Lutosławski, Henryk Mikołaj Górecki and Krzysztof Penderecki, delivering the first performances of their works.