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'Winterreise' - by Krzysztof Penderecki

'Winterreise' - by Krzysztof Penderecki

In October 2015 the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed the UK premiere of the horn concerto 'Winterreise' by Krzysztof Penderecki. The composer conducted the performance, with the work's dedicatee, Radovan Vlatković as the solo horn. Composer and soloist discussed the work in a pre-concert talk hosted by writer and broadcaster Oliver Soden, in which Penderecki disclosed his long-term tree planting project, as well as the reasons for naming his concerto 'Winterreise', Winter's Journey.

Featured recording:
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 and Coriolan Overture. Live recording from 1990 conducted by Klaus Tennstedt
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