Artist: Wojciech Kilar

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Album:The Pianist: Music from the Motion Picture

The Pianist: Music from the Motion Picture

Wojciech Kilar

Roman Polanski’s telling of famed Polish composer-pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman’s survival in the Nazi-controlled Warsaw ghetto can’t help but be infused with the director’s deepest passions: he himself escaped the Kraków ghetto as a boy of 7. The musician’s status as a musical hero to the oppressed Polish Jews of World War II was surpassed only by that of Chopin, the composer who was at the core of Szpilman’s repertoire. Thus this score revolves tightly around Chopin’s music, with modern Polish pianist Janusz Olejniczak paying passionate homage to both his musical…

Album:The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate

Wojciech Kilar

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