Sarah Chang and New Era Orchestra

Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine

19 april 2016

About event

American violinist Sarah Chang and New Era Orchestra (Conductor – Tatiana Kalinichenko).

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Russia
String sextet Op. 70 “Souvenir de Florence”
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Russia
Romeo and Juliet (fantasy overture love theme)
Jean Sibelius Finland
Violin Concerto with orchestra in d moll Op. 47

For the first time in Ukraine

Sarah Chang

Sarah Chang is a worldwide known soloist, one of the most prominent violinists in the world.
  • She is the youngest to be engraved at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Having debuted at the age of 8 with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • She has now been performing for 2 decades with the most famous musicians in the world, such as Daniel Barenboim, Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink, Zubin Mehta and others
  • Sarah Chang is an exclusive artist of EMI Classics label for more than 20 years
  • She is the winner of the world’s most prestigious music awards: International Classical Music Awards in London ICMA, Avery Fisher Artist Program career grant, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Harvard University Leadership Award 2012, Nan Pa award of South Korea and other international awards.

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)