Woven Words Launch - Witold Lutoslawski Centenary

26 October 2012 | Return to News

The Philharmonia Orchestra's Lutosławski website is now live. Explore specially commissioned digital resources including films, photographs and essays at http://woven-words.co.uk/.

"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." - Esa-Pekka Salonen

Witold Lutoslawski Biography: Early Life (Part 1)

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. More films available at woven-words.co.uk.