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18 Dec

Opera "Rigoletto"by Giuseppe Verdi under the baton of Theodore Kuchar

On December 22 at 18:30, the theatre will present to the audience the
opera "Rigoletto"by Giuseppe Verdi under the baton of Theodore
Kuchar (the USA)!

Theodore Kuchar is an American Ukrainian-born conductor. He is a
winner of many music awards and the most recorded conductor among
the ones of his generation: he recorded over 130 CDs for the agencies
Naxos, Brilliant Classics, Ondine, Marco Polo, Toccata Classics.

He was an artistic director and chief conductor of two leading European
orchestras - the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and the
Symphony Orchestra of Philharmonic named after L. Janacek (Prague,
the Czech Republic), working in parallel as the chief conductor of the
Slovak National Symphony Orchestra and “Slovak Symphonietta”.
In 2011 Theodore Kuchar became the artistic director and chief
conductor of “Orquesta Sinfonica” in Venezuela and the music director
and chief conductor of the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra in
Brisbane (Australia). He complemented this conductor's activity with
the duties of the artistic director of the two largest chamber music
festivals in the world - in Australia and the USA.

For a long time he has had close friendly contacts with the National
Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and he was appointed to a post of its
artistic director and chief conductor in 1994.Under his direction this
team made more than 300 performances in Kiev and on four
continents, recorded more than 70 CDs.