Watch: London Philharmonic Orchestra Premieres Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 4

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Over the past week, the Nonesuch Journal has posted a series of videos leading to the January 22 release of the seven-disc box set Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective, the first recording of the his Symphony No. 4, and the first vinyl LP of the beloved 1992 Nonesuch recording of his Symphony No. 3. The previous videos include interviews with the late composer; his son Mikolaj, who completed his father’s Fourth Symphony; Adrian Thomas, who wrote the liner notes; and conductor Andrey Boreyko, who led the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s premiere and recording of Symphony No. 4. Today comes the final in this series of videos: an excerpt from the premiere performance of Symphony No. 4. Watch it here.

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Over the past week, the Nonesuch Journal has posted a series of videos leading to the January 22 release of Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective, a seven-disc box set containing all of the Nonesuch recordings of Górecki works—Lerchenmusik; Symphony No. 3; String Quartets Nos. 1, 2, and 3; Miserere; Kleines Requiem für eine Polka; Harpsichord Concerto; and Good Night—as well as the first recording of the late composer's final work, Symphony No. 4, Tansman Episodes, and the first vinyl LP of the beloved 1992 Nonesuch recording of Górecki’s Symphony No. 3. The previous videos include interviews with the late composer; his son Mikolaj, who completed his father’s Fourth Symphony; Adrian Thomas, who wrote the liner notes for the first recording of the piece; and conductor Andrey Boreyko, who led the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s premiere and recording of Symphony No. 4.

Today brings the final in this series of videos: an excerpt from Boreyko and the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s premiere performance of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 4.

Watch the performance here:

To pre-order Symphony No. 4, Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective, and the Symphony No. 3 vinyl, visit the Nonesuch Store now.

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London Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Górecki's Symphony No. 4 [video]
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
    Watch: London Philharmonic Orchestra Premieres Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 4

    Over the past week, the Nonesuch Journal has posted a series of videos leading to the January 22 release of Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective, a seven-disc box set containing all of the Nonesuch recordings of Górecki works—Lerchenmusik; Symphony No. 3; String Quartets Nos. 1, 2, and 3; Miserere; Kleines Requiem für eine Polka; Harpsichord Concerto; and Good Night—as well as the first recording of the late composer's final work, Symphony No. 4, Tansman Episodes, and the first vinyl LP of the beloved 1992 Nonesuch recording of Górecki’s Symphony No. 3. The previous videos include interviews with the late composer; his son Mikolaj, who completed his father’s Fourth Symphony; Adrian Thomas, who wrote the liner notes for the first recording of the piece; and conductor Andrey Boreyko, who led the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s premiere and recording of Symphony No. 4.

    Today brings the final in this series of videos: an excerpt from Boreyko and the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s premiere performance of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No. 4.

    Watch the performance here:

    To pre-order Symphony No. 4, Henryk Górecki: A Nonesuch Retrospective, and the Symphony No. 3 vinyl, visit the Nonesuch Store now.

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