Franzi on music: Witold Lutosławski – Concerto for Orchestra

Franzi on music: Witold Lutosławski – Concerto for Orchestra

By Emil Franzi / SoAzNewsX Premiere Warsaw. Warsaw PO, Rowicki  November 1954 Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994)  had an even worse time with oppression than Shostakovich. Bolsheviks shot his father and uncle when he was five, his brother died 30 years later in a Siberian prison camp. A Polish soldier, he barely escaped the Nazis and made […]