Nowak & RPO – World Premiere Recording

Kletzki / Szymanowski / Lutosławski: Music for Violin and Orchestra Paul Kletzki: Violin Concerto (World Premiere Recording); Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto no 2; Witold Lutosławski: Partita Robert Davidovici, violin; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Grzegorz Nowak, cond. RPO The latest recording by Maestro Grzegorz Nowak and the Royal Philharmonic was declared “CD of the week” by The Guardian….Continue Reading Nowak & RPO – World Premiere Recording

New Legacy Recording Released

Andzej Panufnik: Symphony No. 9 and Bassoon Concerto Panufnik (1914-1991): Symphony No. 9 ‘Sinfonia di Speranza’ and Bassoon Concerto Robert Thompson, bassoon; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sir Andrzej Panufnik, cond. Heritage Records HTGCD266 (available for purchase at www.amazon.co.uk) To mark the centenary of the birth of Polish composer Sir Andrzej Panufnik, Heritage Records is proud to…Continue Reading New Legacy Recording Released

Classical Piano Meets Electronica

Tempus Fantasy Fantasy on Sergei Prokofiev’s Violin Sonate F minor Op. 80 No. 1; Fantasy on Claude Debussy’s “Pour l’Egyptienne”; Fantasy on Gregorian chant “Dies Irae” & Franz Liszt’s “Totentanz”; Fantasy on Sergei Rachmaninov’s “Vocalise”; Fantasy on Sergei Rachmaninov’s Prelude C sharp minor Op.3 No.2; Fantasy on Frederic Chopin’s Prelude F sharp major Op. 28…Continue Reading Classical Piano Meets Electronica

Szymanowski On Hyperion

Karol Szymanowski – Masques, Métopes & Études Szymanowski (1882-1937): 12 Études, Op. 33; Masques, Op. 34; 4 Études, Op. 4; Métopes ‘Trois Poèmes’, Op. 29; Cédric Tiberghien, piano Hyperion CDA67886 (Feb. 2014) In French pianist Cédric Tiberghien’s first solo recording for Hyperion he embraces the sensual, crepuscular sound-world of Szymanowski’s piano music. Tiberghien’s expressive, mercurial,…Continue Reading Szymanowski On Hyperion

New Agata Bienkowska CD

La Prima Diva – Arie per Faustina Bordoni Bel canto arias by Giovanni Bononcini, Antonio Caldara, George Frideric Handel, Johann Adolf Hasse, Domenico Natale Sarro, and Pietro Torri Agata Bienkowska – mezzo, Ira Hochman – conductor, Barockwerk Hamburg Tactus TC670003 On this new album, Polish mezzo-soprano Agata Bienkowska explores the repertoire of Venetian mezzo-soprano Faustina…Continue Reading New Agata Bienkowska CD

Jopek & Ozone – Haiku

Anna Maria Jopek & Makoto Ozone – Haiku Yoake / 夜明け; Hej Przeleciał Ptaszek / ヘイ・プシェレチャウ・プタシェック (小鳥の歌);  Dolina  /ドリナ (谷); Oberek / オベレック; Biel / ビェル (白); Do Jo Ji / 道成寺; O, Mój Rozmarynie / オー・ムイ・ロズマリーニェ (ローズマリー); Pandora / パンドラ; Dobro /ドブロ; Cyraneczka / ツィラネチュカ (小鴨); Kujawiak / クヤヴィアク; Yuugure / 夕暮れ Pawel Dobrowolski:…Continue Reading Jopek & Ozone – Haiku

New from DUX

Polska Muzyka Wiolonczelowa – Polish Cello Music Featuring cellists: Anna Armatys, MichałMichal DąbekDabek, Monika Gernot, Karolina Jaroszewska, Jan Kalinowski, Aleksandra Lelek, Marcin MączyńskiMaczynski, Marta Nagawiecka, Franciszek Pall. Beata Urbanek-Kalinowska Performing music by composers: Lutosławski, Bujarski, Jabłoński, Tansman, Meyer, Hans, Penderecki DUX 0925 [Source: dux.pl]…Continue Reading New from DUX

New from EMI

Muzyka polska dzisiaj: Tadeusz Wielecki [Polish Music Today] Wielecki Tadeusz EMI Music Poland 14837395 Born in 1954 in Warsaw, Tadeusz Wielecki was trained as a composer and a double-bass player. He studied composition with Włodzimierz Kotoński, Isang Yun and Klaus Huber. He also participated in the New Music Courses in Darmstadt presenting recitals of music…Continue Reading New from EMI

‘Music Of The Soul’ From Anna Jurksztowicz

Poza czasem – Muzyka duszy [Out of Time – Music of the Soul] Music composed by Thomas Barquee, Anna Jurksztowicz, Krzesimir Dębski, Marek Żebrowski, Snatam Kaur, and W.A. Mozart Anna Jurksztowicz – vocals; Thomas Barquee – keyboards, vocals, bass; Simone Sello, Zoran Todorovic – electric and acoustic guitars; Emanuele Arnone – orchestration, additiona programming and…Continue Reading ‘Music Of The Soul’ From Anna Jurksztowicz

New Zubel On Kairos

AGATA ZUBEL – NOT I Agata Zubel – voice; Clement Power – conductor; Klangforum Wien; liner notes by Adrian Thomas Labyrinth (2011) for voice and four instruments; Aphorisms on Milosz (2011) for voice and instrumental ensemble; Shades of Ice (2011) for clarinet, cello and electronics; NOT I (2010) for voice, instrumental ensemble and electronics Kairos…Continue Reading New Zubel On Kairos