Penderecki in Memoriam Podcast is produced and hosted by Max Horowitz, Crossover Media. Created by Anna Perzanowska and Klaudia Ofwona Draber, and presented by Polish Cultural Institute New York.

Penderecki in Memoriam Podcast unveils a multifaceted portrait of Krzysztof Penderecki, with commentary from musicians, colleagues, radio programmers, and writers who lend insight and memories of Poland’s greatest modern composer. This podcast is part of Penderecki in Memoriam Worldwide project, honoring the life and legacy of the great composer. Thank you to project partners DUX, NAXOS, Ludwig van Beethoven Association, and Schott EAM for sharing Krzysztof Penderecki’s music with the world.

Music publisher Peter Hanser-Strecker was born in Munich in 1942. He studied musicology and law in Mainz, Munich and Frankfurt. In 1968 he completed his law studies and received his PhD for his thesis on "Plagiarism in Music". In the same year, he began working for Schott Music as head of the legal department. In 1974 he was appointed to the management board of the publishing house, which he has chaired since 1983. In addition to his publishing activities, Hanser-Strecker is involved in a number of music organizations and professional associations and is an honorary member of the German Music Publishers Association and GEMA, among others. He is also a member of over twenty other associations, organizations, and foundations.

Tracks Credit: Krzysztof Penderecki - Seven Gates of Jerusalem, St. Luke Passion, Fluorescenses, Devils Of Louden.

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