New Era Orchestra. Armstrong/Bielow

National Philharmonic of Ukraine

25 june 2018 19:00

Premier in Ukraine

American pianist Kit Armstrong and Ukrainian violinist Andrii Bielow with New Era Orchestra (Conductor Tatiana Kalinichenko).

Edvard Grieg Norway
String quartet No. 1 in g moll, Op. 27
Antonio Vivaldi Italy
Concerto for Violin, Cello and Strings in B dur, RV 547
Johann Sebastian Bach Germany
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in d moll, BWV 903
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy German
Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings in d-moll
Johannes Brahms Germany
Piano Quartet No. 1 in g moll: ІV. Rondo alla zingarese

Kit Armstrong

Kit Armstrong

Kit Armstrong and Andrii Pavlov

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For the firs time in Ukraine

Kit Armstrong

Kit Armstrong is a young universal musician who has already been recognised as a pianist and composer. Since he turned 5 he started creating music and a bit later debuted as a pianist.
  • Musician has performed at the most famous stages in the world, such as Vienna Musikverein, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Royal Festival Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, Berliner Philharmoniker, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Cologne Philharmony (Kölner Philharmonie), NHK Hall in Tokyo, Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR in Brussels.
  • Close collaboration is the thing that unites Kit Armstrong with the most prominent conductors in the world, including Riccardo Chailly, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Manfred Honeck, Kent Nagano, Jonathan Nott, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Robin Thicke, and others.
  • Kit Armstrong is a six-time laureate of Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, the winner of Charlotte Bergen Scholarship, Leonard Bernstein Award and WEMAG Soloist Award.

About Orchestra

New Era Orchesra

New Era Orchesra is a unique Ukrainian orchestra which proves that classical music is and must be trendy. What they are doing now seemed to be impossible before. For 12 years they have been working without any government support, collaborating with world superstars. It is love what unites them: love for music and for Ukraine, because here they live and create, developing Ukrainian culture, setting the example and giving hope of self-realization to the new generation of artists.
New Era Orchestra reveals to the Ukrainian audience the names of composers who have become benchmarks for the world of music. They were the first in Ukraine to perform works by John Adams (US), Philip Glass (US), Michael Nyman (UK), John Tavener (UK), Iannis Xenakis (France), Takashi Yoshimatsu (Japan), Marjan Mozetich (Canada), Avner Dorman (Israel), Maias Alyamani (Syria), Arturs Maskats (Latvia). New Era Orchestra actively promotes the best Ukrainian soloists of the new generation: Andrii Pavlov (violin), Kyrylo Sharapov (violin), Artem Poludennyi (cello).

About Conductor

Tatiana Kalinichenko

Art Director, Conductor, co-founder of the New Era Orchestra
  • Co-initiator of the New Era Orchestra participation at the international music festival Septembre Musical (Switzerland)
  • Initiator and co-producer of the Kyiv concert by the worldwide famous soloist, nominee for Grammy award - Avi Avital (mandolin, Israel)
  • Initiator of the Kyiv concert by the world famous soloist Sarah Chang (violin, USA)
  • Initiator and co-producer of the Kyiv concert by the worldwide famous soloist Kit Armstrong (piano, USA) and Andrii Belov (violin, Ukraine-Germany)
  • Initiator and co-producer of the Kyiv concert by the worldwide famous soloist, one of the most famous violinists of his age, winner of numerous awards (including «Grammy») - Joshua Bell (violin, USA)