Lutosławski Centenary 2013: Woven Words "Music begins where words end"

First in a series of four biographical films on the Polish composer, Witold Lutosławski. This film focuses on the composer's early life and beginnings in music. Series Advisor, Steven Stucky and Philharmonia Orchestra Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, Esa-Pekka Salonen traveled to Poland to discover how tragic and traumatic events in Lutosławski's early life shaped his compositions and personality.

Part of the Philharmonia Orchestra's series Woven Words: "Music begins where words end". Explore the series’ digital resources at philharmonia.co.uk/lutoslawski

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Lutosławski Centenary 2013: Woven Words "Music begins where words end"

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Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Steven Stucky, Series Advisor

woven-words.co.uk
#Lutoslawski

Orchestral music, chamber concerts, study days, film, online resources and commissioned articles celebrating the centenary of the birth of one


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Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Steven Stucky, Series Advisor

woven-words.co.uk
#Lutoslawski

Orchestral music, chamber concerts, study days, film, online resources and commissioned articles celebrating the centenary of the birth of one of the century’s most influential musical voices. Woven Words: “Music begins where words end” is a pan-European portrait of Witold Lutosławski, supported by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute as part of Polska Music programme.

“Lutosławski is quite simply one of the most important voices of the twentieth century. This retrospective of his life, in what would have been his 100th birthday year, brings his absorbing, rich, intensely atmospheric music to new audiences, and our digital resources will create a lasting legacy that ensures that this anniversary lasts well beyond its 12-month duration, and the three months of our celebration. Our partnership with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute is allowing us to access source material, archive and historical material that has never been seen before outside Poland and illuminates Lutosławski’s life and work in unprecedented ways. I can’t wait to show the world everything that we are discovering.”
Esa-Pekka Salonen

“Lutosławski emerged as one of the great masters of twentieth century music not through celebrity or fashion, but by virtue of his fundamental values: the ravishing beauty of his sound world, his rich harmonic language, his expressive melodic voice, his lucid forms, his attention to dramatic tension and release, and underlying everything, his drive to communicate.”
Steven Stucky

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