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An Evening of Tchaikovsky: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine with Olga Kern


An Evening of Tchaikovsky. National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor. Olga Kern, pianist. Program: BEREZOVSKY Symphony in C Major. TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6. About the program: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, played by Ms. Kern, contains the thunderously triumphant opening chords that are among the most famous in all classical music. Berezovsky's irresistible Symphony in C Major is a piece that stands alone with its infectious, joyous rhythms. Closing the concert is Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6., which is possibly his greatest symphony, and maybe even his greatest work. About the artists: Formed by the Council of Ministers of Ukraine in November of 1918, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (NSOU) is considered one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe. Throughout its history, the NSOU has premiered the works of major composers such as Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Khachaturian. Volodymyr Sirenko is a People's Artist of Ukraine and laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize, Ukraine’s most prestigious award. The Russian-American pianist Olga Kern is now recognized as one of her generation’s great artists. With her vivid stage presence, passionately confident musicianship and extraordinary technique, the striking pianist has captivated fans and critics alike throughout the world.

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• Sat 11/16/19 at - 8:00 PM