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National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine


Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:00PM

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine







Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Alexei Grynyuk, piano

Sponsored by the Marcia Kay and Ron Radelet Endowment Fund for Great Orchestras

Pre-concert lecture by Dr. Burton Karson, 7pm

DVORÁK: Carnival Overture
SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto
RACHMANINOFF: Symphony No. 3

Founded in 1918, the Grammy-nominated National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is considered one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe. Following an appearance in Moscow, Dmitri Shostakovich commented: "This orchestra has as distinguished a group of performers as one would be likely to find anywhere. The ensemble of the orchestra is of the highest level. In addition, the various soloists and instrumental groups within the Orchestra play exceptionally and complement each other beautifully—as would the greatest of the world’s symphony orchestras."