In view of the war in Ukraine, the Metropolitan Opera New York and the Polish National Opera established the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra for Ukrainian musicians.
The orchestra unites members of outstanding European and Ukrainian orchestras with refugees from the concert and opera orchestras of Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv and Odessa.
6:30 p.m.: Entry
7:30 p.m.: Concert
VERDI: Overture to Forza del destino – 7’
STANKOVYCH: Violin Concerto 2 – 23'
SKORYK: Melody (violin solo with orch) – 5’
BEETHOVEN: Symphony 3 "Eroica" – 50’
- Valery Sokolov, violin
- Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor