Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Penderecki is one of the greatest Polish composers. He works with the most prominent artists. There are no boundaries for him. Penderecki received many “honoris causa” titles on universities around the world. The composer wrote several important pieces for contemporary music Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima (1959), Te Deum (1979/80), Concerto for Cello no. 2Violin concerto no. 5  Metamorphosen”, operas e.g. Devils of Loudun, and many others. He received, among others, 4 Grammy awards. For more detailed description of his unprecedented career and artistic life, please visit: