Concert Performances

Witold Lutosławski’s Funeral Music

The Orchestra Now (TŌN), conducted by Leon Botstein, performs Witold Lutosławski‘s Funeral Music in a livestreamed, physically distanced concert from the Fisher Center at Bard on February 7, 2021

0:20 Prologue
5:02 Metamorphoses
9:59 Apogee
11:06 Epilogue

Witold Lutosławski
Born: 1/25/1913 in Warsaw
Died: 2/7/1994 at age 81 in Warsaw

Written: 1954–58, in Lutosławski’s early 40s
Premiered: 3/26/1958 in Katowice, Poland; National Polish Radio Orchestra; Jan Krenz, conductor

Concert notes by TŌN violinist Adam Jeffreys.