1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-05-12Works: Krzysztof Penderecki: Magnificat, for bass, 7 men's voices, boys' chorus, chorus & orchestra; Prosimy cie (Kadisz), for male chorus
Performers: Pasichnyk, Olga
Conductors: Wit, Antoni
Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Male Choir; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
The two works on this recording are separated by 35 years, during which time Penderecki made a decisive break with the post-war European avant-garde. In...continue...
Idit Biret Schumann Edition: Solo Piano Music, Piano Quintet, & Music for Piano & Orchestra / Idil Biret, piano; Polish Nat'l RSO; Bilkent SO; Wit
8 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-03-10Conductors: Wit, Antoni
Ensemble: Bilkent Symphony Orchestra; Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
"The recordings Idil Biret made in 2012 of Schumann's Kreisleriana, Blumenstück and Carnival de Vienne show the pianist in her best form: Majestic, accurate, clear...continue...
Battles in Music - works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Balada, Harris, Prokofiev, Holst, Kodaly, Korngold, Liszt, Coates, Debussy, Smetana / various artists
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2015-02-10Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Wellingtons Sieg oder Die Schlacht bei Vittoria, "Battle Symphony", Op. 91; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa; Leonardo Balada: Guernica; Roy Harris: Symphony no 6 "Gettysburg"...
Conductors: Lenárd, Ondrej; Mas Conde, Salvador; Alsop, Marin; Yablonsky, Dmitry; Lloyd-Jones, David; Schwarz, Gerard; Stromberg, William T.; Adriano; Leaper, Adrian; Märkl, Jun; Wit, Antoni; Mogreli...
How to depict scenes of battle in music is a task that has long fascinated composers. From the dawning of the Renaissance the first successful...continue...
Dvorák: Requiem, Op. 89 / Warsaw PO & Choir; Antoni Wit. Christiane Libor, soprano; Ewa Wolak, alto; Daniel Kirch, tenor; Janusz Monarcha, bass. [Blu-Ray]
1 CD / Naxos Blu-Ray / 2014-12-09Works: Antonin Dvorák: Requiem for vocal soloists, chorus & orchestra, B. 165 (Op. 89)
Performers: Kirch, Daniel; Libor, Christiane; Monarcha, Janusz
Conductors: Wit, Antoni; Wojnarowski, Henryk
Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Choir; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Antonín Dvorák’s huge popularity in England was built largely on the success of his Stabat Mater, which he...continue...
Recording information: Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw, Poland (05/29/2012-06/05/2012)....continue...