Maestro Krzysztof Penderecki, artistic director of the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra, has been honoured with the prestigious Grammy award for 2017 in the “Best Choral Performance” category. The awards ceremony took place on 12 February in Los Angeles.
The album “Penderecki conducts Penderecki vol. 1”, containing the Maestro’s choral compositions, was recorded with the Orchestra and Choir of the National Philharmonic. The recording also features Johanna Rusanen (soprano), Agnieszka Rehlis (soprano) and Nikolay Didenko (bass). The Choir was rehearsed for the recording by Henryk Wojnarowski.
Dies Illa for 3 soloists, choir and orchestra (2014)
Hymn to St. Daniil for mixed choir and orchestra (1997)
Hymn to St. Adalbert for mixed choir and orchestra (1997)
Psalms of David for mixed choir and percussion (1958)
We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Maestro Krzysztof Penderecki, the soloists and the whole ensemble of the National Philharmonic.