The Center presents

Direct from Kiev, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

at the Palladium

Friday, Mar. 3 at 8pm | $35-$75

Formed by the Council of Ministers of Ukraine in November 1918, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is considered one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe. The NSOU was entrusted with the premiere performances of works by Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, Aram Khatchaturian and other great composers.

Since 1993, the NSOU has released more than 100 sound recordings that include both Ukrainian and international repertoires. In 1994, the Australian Broadcasting Company rated NSOU’s recording of Boris Lyatoshynsky’s Symphonies No. 2 and No. 3 as “The Best Recording of the Year.” The CD of Silvestrov’s “Requiem for Larissa” was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005. The CD of Bloch and Lees’ Violin Concertos was nominated for a Grammy Award four years later.

The NSOU has performed in successful concert tours throughout Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Belarus, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, England, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.

STANKOVYCH - Suite from the Ballet The Night Before Christmas
SCHUMANN - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
DVORÁK - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95

Classics in Context
7:15-7:45pm | Robert Adam Room
Join us a for a preconcert discussion led by Heather Platt, Professor of Music & Musicology at Ball State University. Complimentary for Printing Partners Classical ticketholders, this lecture provides attendees an insider’s perspective on the works being performed at our classical performances.

Click HERE to learn more about the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine!


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