dates: Twilight of Peryn – 1972, Street Music – 1966, Signals – 1992, String Play – 1980. And previous pieces: Little Music .. – 1999, Little Litany – 2002, Little Chronicles – 2005.
Legionowo by Warsaw
For chamber string orchestra. Orkiestra Kameralna Polskiego Radia "Amadeus; Conductor: Agnieszka Duczmal INFORMAZIONI SULL’ARTISTA Penherski's work consists predominantly of orchestral and chamber music, radio works, and operas. The most import
ZBIGNIEW PENHERSKI, composer, born January 26, 1935 in Warsaw, Poland. Studied composition with B. Poradowski at the State Academy of Music [PWSM] in Poznan (1955-56), followed by studies with Tadeusz Szeligowski in Warsaw (1956-59). Penherski has also studied conducting under Bohdan Wodiczko (1960-63). Holder of a Dutch government scholarship, studied at the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht (1969). Prize winner of composition competition such as: Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition (1964) for Musica humana; Artur Malawski Competition (1976) for Masurian Chronicles [Kroniki Mazurskie]; Composing Competition in Gdansk (1992) for Cantus; Polish Radio Competition (1995) for Genesis. Honorary citizen of Kragujevac in Yugoslavia, Russe in Bulgaria, and Ho-Chi-Minh in Vietnam. Awarded the Silver Cross of Merit (1975) and the Award of the Prime Minister of Poland, for works for children and youth (1982). Member of Stage Artist and Composers' Association [ZAIKS] since 1961, Polish Composers' Union [ZKP] since 1963, Polish Contemporary Music Association [PTMW], Warsaw Music Society [WTM]. Honorary member of the Scottish Society of Composers (1987). Penherski's music has been performed in Poland and abroad, including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, the Soviet Union and USA. LITERATURE: - Polish Opera and Ballet of the Twentieth Century, PWM, Kraków 1986 - Who is Who in Poland, Interpress, Warszawa 1989 - Chomiński Józef The Music of Polish People’s Republic [Muzyka Polski Ludowej], PWN, Warszawa 1968 - Hanuszewska Mieczysława, Schaeffer Bogusław Almanac of Present Polish Composers [Almanach polskich kompozytorów współczesnych], PWM, Kraków 1982