Kyiv Chamber Orchestra

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The Kyiv Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1963 by Anton Sharoyev.

The orchestra's directors have included Sharoev and Ihor Blazhkov.

Since 1990 the Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Director has been Roman Kofman. The Orchestra has made many recordings and appears frequently on radio and television. The Orchestra speiclaises inboththe traditional classical repertoire and contemporary works. Soloists who haveperormed with the orchestra include Gidon Kremer, Stephen Isserlis, Liana Isakadze, Andrej Hoteev,[1] Natalia Gutman, Elisso Virsaladze, Vladymyr Krainev, Alexei Lyubimov, Boris Pergamenchikov, Misha Maisky, Ivan Monigheti, Lucia Aliberti, and Viktoria Lukyanets.

During the Concert Season 2009–2010, the Kiev Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Roman Kofman performed all of the symphonies of Mozart in the Lysenko Concert Hall of the National Philharmonic of Ukraine.

Principal Conductors[edit]

  • Anton Sharoyev (1963—1969)
  • Ihor Blazhkov (1969—1976)
  • Anton Sharoyev (1976—1987)
  • Arkady Vynokurov (1987—1991)
  • Roman Kofman (1991—2016)
  • Mykola Diadiura (since 2016)


  1. ^ [1] QHA, 16.12.2016

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