Polish composer and conductor Penderecki dies at 86

Polish composer and conductor Penderecki dies at 86

Polish composer and conductor Penderecki dies at 86
According to foreign media reports, on the morning of March 29 local time, Polish composer and conductor Christopher Penderecki (Krzysztof Penderecki) died in his home in Krakow, Poland, at the age of 86.Christopher Penderecki at the 2018 National Theatre performance.Photography / Niu Xiaobei Penderecki, born in Denbica near Krakow in southeastern Poland in 1933, was a World War II when he was a child.After graduating from the Krakow Higher Music School in 1958, he remained as a teacher.In 1960, he used 52 stringed instruments to make “Elegy of the Hiroshima Victims” (one of Penderecki’s most famous works, also his famous work).) Taught at Yale University from 1973 to 1978.He was hailed as one of the representatives of the avant-garde music of the 20th century, and was once called “live Beethoven” by the media.Penderecki is definitely not an unfamiliar name in the minds of Chinese music fans, and his relationship with China can be returned to the 1990s.As early as 1998, Penderecki personally conducted the Chinese National Symphony Orchestra in Beijing, which was also the first time he showed the “tip of the iceberg” of his work to Chinese audiences.In addition to his creations, Penderecki is also a conductor with extensive involvement. He initially conducted symphonic works by Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Shostakovich and other composers on the Chinese stage.He showed a strong interest in Chinese style music.Christopher Penderecki at the 2018 National Theatre performance.Photography / Niu Xiaobei It is worth mentioning that in October 2018, Penderecki and German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter held the “Anne-Sophie Mutter and Warsaw in Poland” at the National TheatreThe symphony orchestra pays tribute to the master Penderecki ‘s 85th birthday and the 100th anniversary of Poland ‘s reunification. ”At the concert, Anne-Sophie Mutter performed the“ Vulia ”by Pandresky., And played Pandretzky’s “Second Violin Concerto” Transformation “with the orchestra. Pandretz basics also personally conducted the Polish Warsaw Symphony Orchestra, bringing Dvo?ák’s” Symphony No. 7 “to the Chinese audienceAfter the premiere of the National Grand Theater, the concert was also toured in Zhengzhou, Shanghai, Changsha, Xiamen and Fuzhou. This is also the last time Penderecki’s love with Chinese audiences.Sauna, Night Net Editor Liu Zhen Wu Longzhen Proofreading Wu Xingfa