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UKRAINE'S NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - TWO VIRGINIA PERFORMANCES
ONE - Sat, Feb 22, 2020, 8 p.m., Concert Hall, Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax, VA
TWO - Sun, Feb 23, 2020, 2 p.m., Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center, George Mason University, Prince William Campus, 10900 University Blvd. MS 5D2, Manassas, VA
PERFORMANCE #1 BY THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE:
Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine presents a concert of Eastern European delights, including a showpiece for cello by Tchaikovsky, Sibelius’ first symphony which displays his unique Nordic style as well as his admiration for Tchaikovsky, and Ukrainian composer Borys Lyatoshynsky’s symphonic ballade composed as a tribute to the Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz on the centenary of his death.
Considered one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe, NSOU has achieved international recognition with its extensive touring schedule and more than 100 acclaimed recordings, including Lyatoshynsky’s Symphonies No. 2 and No. 3 named The Best Recording of the Year by the Australian Broadcasting Company. Under the direction of Volodymyr Sirenko, the orchestra is joined by world-renowned cellist Natalia Khoma, known for her “soaring, penetrating sound” (State News) as the featured soloist.
WHEN, Saturday, February 22, 8:00 pm
WHERE: Concert Hall, Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
COST: $36.00 - $60.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION: https://culturecapital.com/event/69615/national.symphony-orchestra-of-ukraine
LINK: Center for the Arts: https://cfa.gmu.edu/
PERFORMANCE #2 BY THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF UKRAINE
Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is considered one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe and has achieved international recognition with its extensive touring and prolific recordings. Under the direction of the esteemed Artistic Director Volodymyr Sirenko, the orchestra performs a program of Eastern European gems. Celebrated pianist Volodymyr Vynnytsky joins the orchestra as the featured soloist and has been described as possessing “incredible technique and deep musical understanding” (American Record Guide).
WHEN: Sunday, February 23, 2:00 pm
WHERE: Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center, George Mason University, Prince William Campus, 10900 University Blvd. MS 5D2, Manassas, VA 20110
COST: $33.00 - $55.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://culturecapital.com/event/69762/national-symphony-orchestra-of-ukraine
LINK: Hylton Center: https://hylton.calendar.gmu.edu/