Kyiv Virtuosi Symphony Orchestra
March 12 Tuesday at 7:30 pm
EJ THOMAS HALL
+ two Steinways.
Only touring the United States in March 2024, Ukraine’s foremost symphony orchestra will come to Akron with a powerful duo piano program. Based in Ukraine's capital and now in residence in Italy, the ensemble unites talented musicians from throughout Ukraine, most of whom are competition winners. Conducting is Grammy-nominated cellist Dmitry Yablonksy, also conductor laureate of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.
Watch Kyiv Virtuosi perform.
WHAT THEY WILL PERFORM
ALEXEY SHOR Overture
MOZART Concerto for Two Pianos (No.10) (K365)
POULENC Concerto for Two Pianos
DVOŘÁK Symphony No.8
BRAHMS Symphony No.2
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.5
ABOUT KYIV VIRTUOSI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Kyiv Virtuosi Symphony Orchestra is comprised of 65 musicians representing the finest instrumental soloists and chamber musicians from Ukraine, many of whom are international competition winners and have appeared on the stages of the world's most prestigious concert venues. Based in Ukraine's capital, the Kyiv Virtuosi Symphony Orchestra has earned international recognition from audiences and critics as Ukraine's premier symphony orchestra with performances routinely selling-out weeks ahead of time.