Beth Gibbons & The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Beth Gibbons & The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Record of the Week is a stunner. Portishead's Beth Gibbons hasn't released new work since 2002's Out of Season collaboration with Rustin Man. In 2014 she was invited to perform with The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and thankfully this amazing performance was recorded by Domino, who today release CD, LP and DVD copies of the concert.

The recording took place at the National Opera Grand Theatre in Warsaw on November 29th 2014. Beth Gibbons undertook an intense preparation process, including tackling the challenge of learning the Polish original text. Henryk Górecki (1933 – 2010) was a Polish composer of contemporary classical music, believed to be the most commercially successful classical composer in recent times. Symphony No. 3 (Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs) is incredibly powerful and we're delighted that this spectacular performance didn't fade away.

+ Indie Edition LP - Deluxe tip-on gatefold sleeve with mounted 16pp booklet insert and bonus DVD featuring concert film.