Philharmonia Orchestra Audio Podcast: Insights
Third in a series of four biographical films on the Polish composer, Witold Lutosławski. Series Advisor, Steven Stucky and Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen visited Polska Radio in Warsaw to talk about Lutosławski's work during Soviet rule. They view manuscripts of his compositions for radio and also pop music, which he composed under the pseudonym, Derwid. Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Woven Words: "Music begins where words end".
Direct download: 130201_podcast.mp3
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Series Advisor, Steven Stucky and Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen both knew the Polish composer, Witold Lutosławski well. In this film, the two composers reminisce about their friend and mentor and discuss his work. Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Woven Words: "Music begins where words end".
Direct download: 130131_podcast.mp3
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Second in a series of four biographical films on the Polish composer, Witold Lutosławski. This film focuses on the composer's struggle for survival in Warsaw during World War II. Series Advisor, Steven Stucky and Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen traveled to Poland to find out more. Lutosławski expert Charles Bodman Rae also helps bring this terrifying moment in history to life. Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Woven Words: "Music begins where words end".
Direct download: 130130_podcast.mp3
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First in a series of four biographical films on the Polish composer, Witold Lutosławski. This film focuses on the composer's early life and beginnings in music. Series Advisor, Steven Stucky and Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen traveled to Poland to discover how tragic and traumatic events in Lutosławski's early life shaped his compositions and personality. Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Woven Words: "Music begins where words end".
Direct download: 130129_podcast.mp3
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Pianist Peter Jablonski talks us through Witold Lutosławski's Piano Concerto (1987-88), which will be performed by Krystian Zimerman on 30 January at the Royal Festival Hall in London. This concert marks the opening of the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Woven Words: "Music begins where words end".
Direct download: 130128_podcast.mp3
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