State Academic Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine
Ivan Ostapovich - conductor (Ukraine)
Midori - violin (USA)
Orest Smovzh - violin (Ukraine-USA)
All-Ukrainian tour with the participation of the violin legend Midori! Depth, shine, emotionality and unsurpassed technique! Beloved by all the classics and works of contemporary Ukrainian composers. Only one performance in Lviv, Kiev and Odessa. Do not miss it!
Midori (full name Midori Goto) is a phenomenal example of how the pendarket's star not only faded away over time, but also brightens each year brighter. She was born in Japan. She began to play the violin three years later, in 11 conquered the New York Philharmonic, and for over 35 years she has been applauding the most prestigious concert halls of the world standing.
She performed with many other symphony orchestras in London, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Philharmonic Orchestras of Berlin, Vienna, New York, Los Angeles, St. Petersburg. He collaborated with such outstanding musicians as Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Christoph Eschenbach, Mariss Jansons, Paavo Jarvi, Jo Yo Ma, Susanna Melkki, Menachem Presler and Mstislav Rostropovich.
Whoever has seen at least once a sincere, emotional, perfect game of miniature Japanese, he will never forget it.
Midori believes that all people on earth have the right to music, regardless of age, color, solvency, place of residence and social status. The violinist conquers not only his perfect performance, but also enormous work in the field of education, teaching. No wonder in September 2007 she was appointed UN Ambassador to the United Nations.
In September 2019, Midori will perform the All-Ukrainian tour with the Ukrainian violinist, his student Orest Sovozhem. September 2, along with the Ukrainian Festival Orchestra under the guidance of Ivan Ostapovich Midori and Orest Smovzh will play in the Lviv Organ Hall. On September 4, a concert will be held in Kyiv with the State Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, which will be conducted by Ivan Ostapovich. On September 6, violinists will play in Odessa with the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Hobart Ehrl.
The program includes the masterpieces of Ludwig van Beethoven, as well as new compositions by our contemporaries - Oleg Bezborodko and Ivan Ostapovich.
Oleg Bezborodko - Concerto for violin and orchestra
Ivan Ostapovich - "Songs of Love" for strings
Ludwig van Beethoven - Two romances for violin and orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major
Details about the tour participants
Lvivian Orest Smovzh is one of the most grateful Ukrainian violinists, who, moreover, actively promotes classical music in Ukraine and abroad.
Graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine. P. Tchaikovsky and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, studied at Thornton School of Music (USA), and is currently undergoing a Graduate Performance Diploma course at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, USA. The winner of the international competition. T. Vronsky (Warsaw, 2015). Convoy concerts in Europe, Asia, the States, Australia. He is a co-founder of a number of festivals and artistic projects.
Ivan Ostapovich - conductor, composer, head of the Lviv Organ Hall. Co-founder of Collegium Management, a public organization promoting and popularizing Ukrainian academic music. Incorporated several dozen projects and festivals of classical music in Lviv and other Ukrainian cities.
Kyiv Fantastic Orchestra / State Academic Stage Symphony Orchestra
Founded in 1979 as the first and only professional collective of Ukraine, which from the very beginning demonstrates the style of the repertoire - a classic, high-quality popular music, jazz, musical.
Today, the collective with a long history of star performances is known in Ukraine and abroad - the orchestra has toured several times with the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, South Korea, France, Poland and Ukraine; He collaborated with prominent conductors and world stars (Taras Chris, Michel Legrand, Jose Carreras, Montserrat Cabal, Sumy Yo, Alessandro Saffina, Andriy Bondarenko, etc.).