Krzysztof Penderecki: Horror Composer

Penderecki's music has been used to score a number of horror classics
Jack Nicholson stars in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980)
Tom Service writes: 'If you've seen Stanley Kubrick's The Shining more than a couple of times, or if you've been renewing your relationship with William Friedkin's The Exorcist over Halloween; if you've enjoyed Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island or marvelled at David Lynch's Inland Empire, I've got news for you. You're a Penderecki fan – even if you've never heard of Poland's most famous living composer.' [Read More]