Rising from the ashes of war / Janusz Wawrowski recreates Ludomir Różycki’s Violin Concerto

As we know from the book and multi-award-winning film The Pianist, there are some extraordinary musical stories in the terrible devastation of Warsaw in WWII. Jewish pianist Władysław Szpilman escaped the Warsaw ghetto and, after entrancing a Nazi officer by playing Chopin, managed to survive the Warsaw Uprising and return to his job at Polish Radio after the war.

Also during the Uprising, which began in July 1944, Polish composer Ludomir Różycki was ...

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