The National Symphony Orchestra performs at MPAC on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3 pm. Tickets are $39-$69.
The program will consist of: Victoria Poliova: "Langsam"; Dmitri Shostakovich: "Cello Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major Op. 107"; Cello Soloist: Natalia KHOMA Schumann: "Symphony No. 4."
Founded in 1918, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is one of the finest symphony orchestra in Eastern Europe.
Since 1993, the NSOU has released more than 100 sound recordings which include both Ukrainian and international repertoires. Most of these recordings have received the highest international acclaim. In 1994, the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) 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.
Since April of 1999, Volodymyr Sirenko has been the Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the NSOU. Since June of 2006, Alexander Hornostai has been its Managing Director and Producer.