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Institutions

PNRSO (Katowice) — The orchestra’s connections with Witold Lutosławski are varied and of specially long duration. It is in June 1939 that the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Grzegorz Fitelberg gave the premiere of his Symphonic Variations.

Silesian String Quartet — On January 25, 2015 the Silesian Quartet received the Year of Lutosławski Medal for its outstanding contribution to the dissemination of the composer’s heritage.

Sinfonia Varsovia — has performed and recorded music by Witold Lutosławski many times under the baton of the composer himself, as well as a host of other outstanding conductors.

Warsaw Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra — Lutosławski’s first orchestral compositions were played before the war by the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, as it was then called. On May 28, 1933, Lutosławski’s ballet music to the drama Haroun al Rashid was performed under the baton of Józef Ozimiński.