|1. I Lento: Sostenuto tranquillo ma cantabile - Gorecki, Henryk|
|2. II Lento e largo: Tranquillissimo cantabill - Gorecki, Henryk|
|3. III Lento: Cantabile, semplice - Gorecki, Henryk|
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's performances of Górecki's Third Symphony in May 2008 were presented in a production enhanced by lighting effects and visuals by Anne Patterson and Adam Larsen and conducted by the ASO's Principle Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles. Mr. Runnicles was recently named General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Chief Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony, effective in 2009, has been Music Director and Principal Conductor of the San Francisco Opera since 1992, and is Music Director of the Grand Teton Music Festival in Wyoming. Soloist Christine Brewer is a GRAMMY® Award-winning American soprano whose appearances in opera, concert and recital are marked with her own unique timbre, at once warm and brilliant, combined with a vibrant personality and emotional honesty.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor), Christine Brewer (soprano)