Lutoslawski Musique funèbre & Piano Concerto \ Philharmonia \ Esa-Pekka Salonen \ RFH


The Philharmonia kicked off their Woven Words season on Wednesday 30 January at the Royal Festival Hall (pictured above taken just prior to the concert much to the annoyance of the front of house manager).

The concert was part of a series of celebratory concerts marking the centenary of Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski’s birth and saw a near 80% house for a performance of the work that brought the composer to international acclaim (Musique Funebre), and a concerto performed by pianist Krystian Zimerman, the man it was originally written for.

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