Poster Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra
Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine
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The Lviv National Philharmonic of Ukraine

The Lviv Philharmonic in western Ukraine was still making music until just a few days ago. On today's episode, we have updates on their work for music, peace, and independence, and we'll hear from a concert performance by the Lviv National Philharmonic of Ukraine.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Pas de Soldats (Soldiers' Dance)
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra | Antonio de Almeida, conductor
Album: Rossini: Ballet Music
Philips 422843

Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic | James Ross, conductor
National Orchestral Institute + Festival, Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

David Kirkland Garner: MELT
Alcides Rodriguez, clarinet | Helen Hwaya Kim, violin | Brad Ritchie, cello | Susan Welty, horn | Andrew Brady, bassoon | Julie Coucheron, piano
Atlanta Chamber Players, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Francois George-Hainl: Fantasy on the Themes from William Tell, by Gioachino Rossini
Zlatomir Fung, cello | Dina Vainshtein, piano
Friends of Chamber Music (Bryan Texas), Virtual Event

Hour 2

Craig Courtney: Ukrainian Alleluia
Two Rivers Chorale | Timothy Sawyer, conductor
Album: My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord

Gary Kuo: In Remembrance
Lviv National Philharmonic of Ukraine | Benjamin Loeb, conductor
Lviv National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Lviv, Ukraine

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in G major, K. 423
Kristin Lee, violin | Richard O'Neill, viola
Camerata Pacifica, Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, CA

Johannes Brahms: Concerto for violin and cello Op. 102: Movements 2-3
Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin | Joachim Eijlander, cello | National Symphony of Ukraine | Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
National Symphony of Ukraine, Lysenko Colonnaded Hall, Kyiv, Ukraine

Robert Schumann: Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen): Dreaming (Traumerei)
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
Album: The Magic of Horowitz
DG 474334

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