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NSO of Ukraine

BIO:

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is considered to be one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe. Formed in 1918, the orchestra has a distinguished history in collaboration with most of the major conductors, composers and soloists of the 20th century, including music directors Natan Rakhlin, Fedor Glushchenko, Theodore Kucharand Volodymyr Sirenko, legendary guest conductors Stokowski, Markevitch, Sanderling, Mravinsky, Kondrashin and Rozhdestvensky, and famed soloists Rubinstein, Menuhin, Stern, Oistrakh, Richter, Rostropovich, Gilels, Kogan, Kremer and Carreras. The NSOU was entrusted with the premier performances of the works by Shostakovich, Khachaturian and Lyatoshynsky. Since 1993, the NSOU has toured worldwide and has released more than 100 sound recordings on Naxos, Marco Polo and Brilliant Classics, receiving the highest international acclaim, including two Grammy nominations. Read More

PRESS:

BRAVOS HAIL ORCHESTRA’S VIRTUES
“... A program rich with energy and unusually adventurous placed the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine in a highly favorable light when it gave its only Sydney concert during its Australian tour on Friday. This is an orchestra with many virtues. Its strings can conjure up a vibrant songfulness; the woodwinds have a fruity, penetrating ripeness; the brass could endanger the walls of Jericho; the percussion might wake the dead...”
-The Sydney Morning Herald.

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