Lutoslawski's Last Concert - Fujiko Imajishi (violin); New Music Concerts Ensemble; Valdine Anderson (soprano); Witold Lutoslawski (conductor)
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  1. Partita, for violin, orchestra & obbligato piano (arranged from version for violin & piano)
  2. Interlude for orchestra
  3. Chain 2, dialogue for violin & orchestra
  4. Chantefleurs et Chantefables (Songflowers and songfables), for soprano & orchestra
  5. Chain 1, for chamber orchestra

This is not a re-creation of the last concert conducted by Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski, but a recording of his actual last appearances conducting his own music, in Toronto on October 24, 1993, a few months before his death. As a live recording it's quite good; the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) sound is clear, and crowd noise is restricted to some nice applause at the ends of pieces. Apart from the fact of Lutoslawski's appearance as conductor, the album is noteworthy for its program; the earliest work, ...

Lutoslawski's Last Concert 2010, Naxos

UPC: 747313245079

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