The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/26/2017
4:00 pm

Location
George Mason University

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Theodore Kuchar, conductor

Dima Tkachenko, violin

Concert Hall, George Mason
University, 4pm, $36-60

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird

The virtuosity and precision of one of Eastern Europe’s most esteemed orchestras presents an evening of brilliant Russian music. Founded in 1918, The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is one of Eastern Europe’s most esteemed orchestras, earning international acclaim for its virtuosity and precision. This program showcases those qualities with some of the most demanding music written by three Russian masters: Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky. Throughout its history, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine has premiered the works of many classical giants including Prokofiev and Shostakovich, and has produced over 100 acclaimed recordings, garnering several Grammy nominations. Under the baton of Theodore Kuchar, the ensemble is sure to mesmerize audiences with their stunning performance of Russian masterpieces.