Polish composer and pianist Karol Szymanowski was born on this day in 1882.
Remembered as one of the eminent Polish composers of the 20th Century, his signature works include 4 symphonies, ballets ‘Harnasie’ and ‘Mandragora’, operas ‘Hagith’ and ‘Krol Roger’ – and 2 violin concertos.
STEPHEN WAARTS & THOMAS HOPPE | KAROL SZYMANOWSKI | DRYADS AND PAN | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH VIOLIN COMPETITION
Szymanowski: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / Nocturne & Tarantella |CD|
The Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Release Date: April 24, 2007