Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra Announces Beethoven Ninth Freedom Tour

The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra, under conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson will head back on tour this summer. The ensemble will present Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at concert halls across Europe with amendments to reflect the geopolitical moment. “The decision to sing Schiller’s great text for Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Ukrainian was an important artistic and wider cultural statement for us,” Wilson said in {…}

Metropolitan Opera & Polish National Opera Join Forces to Help Form Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra

The Metropolitan Opera is teaming up with the Polish National Opera to bring together major Ukrainian musicians to form the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra. The ensemble will be comprised of refugees, Ukrainian members of European orchestras, and musicians in Kyiv, Lviv, Kharviv, Odesa, and from around Ukraine. The ensemble will take on a European and American tour between July 28 – {…}