Tetyana Kalinichenko, art director and conductor
Daishin Kashimoto (violin) Japan-Germany
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony 8 in F major, Op. 93
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Daishin Kashimoto is First Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic and a soloist in high demand across the globe. He has performed with a list of orchestras that includes the Boston Symphony, Orchestre Nationale de France, Bavarian and Frankfurt Radio Symphony orchestras, Dresden Staatskapelle, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Czech Philharmonic as well as the NHK Symphony. He has performed with conductors Seiji Ozawa, Lorin Maazel, Semyon Bychkov, Sir Simon Rattle, Mariss Jansons and Charles Dutoit amongst many others.
Daishin is also active in the field of chamber music, and has performed with noted musicians such as Martha Argerich, Itamar Golan, Yuri Bashmet, Gidon Kremer, Mischa Maisky, Gérard Caussée, Paul Meyer, Emmanuel Pahud, Eric Le Sage, and others. Since 2007, Daishin has served as music director at annual chamber music festival “Le Pont” in Ako and Himeji in Japan.
Daishin was appointed as the first concertmaster of the Berliner Philharmoniker in 2009. He performed also as a soloist with Berliner Philharmoniker under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle and Andris Nelsons. In addition, he is a member of the Philharmonic Octet Berlin.
From 2010 to spring 2013, Daishin performed and recorded all of the Beethoven violin sonatas together with pianist Konstantin Lifschitz, and they received high praise for their concerts throughout Japan spanning three tours. The complete CD box of Beethoven: Complete Violin Sonatas, was released worldwide on Warner Classics in January 2014. Previously he released various other CDs including the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Dresden Staatskapelle and Myung Whun Chung for Sony.
Daishin took his first lessons from Kumiko Etoh in Tokyo. In 1986 he was the youngest ever student accepted to attend the pre-college division of the Juilliard School of Music in New York, studying with Naoko Tanaka and in 1990 he accepted an invitation from Zakhar Bron to study with him in Germany and so he moved to the Lübeck Musikhochschule. From 1999 to 2004 he was a pupil of Professor Rainer Kussmaul at the Freiburg Musikhochschule. He is first prize winner of a long list of competitions, including the 6th Menuhin International Junior Violin Competition in England in 1993, the International Competition for Violinists in Cologne in 1994 and in 1996, both the International Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition in Vienna and the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Competition for Piano and Violin in Paris.
Daishin lives in Berlin with his family. He plays on a violin made by Andrea Guarneri, 1674.
New Era Orchestra is an outstanding independent Ukrainian chamber orchestra with an exquisite distinctive sound, renowned for its ability to achieve a refined balance between classic and contemporary music.
Famous for its innovative and often unexpected concert programs, New Era Orchestra have established themselves as new prominent players on the European music stage
Tetiana Kalinichenko belongs to those people whom I call Mozartians in my imagination. She has a creative spirit inside, which tries to enchant, to dream up this world, and only she knows how to make true the fairy tale her imagination creates.
Ivan Malkovych, poet, publisher
New Era Orchestra was created in 2007 in Kyiv, Ukraine by Tatiana Kalinichenko, who has been a co-founder, an Artistic director and a conductor of the orchestra ever since.
Bringing together talented Ukrainian musicians of a New Generation, Tatiana has gathered the real stars, capable of feeling and delivering finesse of their unique style and manner of performance. The team of the Orchestra actively promotes the extraordinary Ukrainian Soloists of New Generation – Kirill Sharapov (violin), Andrii Pavlov (violin), Artem Poludennyi (cello), Susanna Karpenko (folk singer).
New Era Orchestra led by Tatiana Kalinichenko is renowned for its extraordinary chemistry inside the Orchestra. Tatiana is endowed by an exquisite taste and unique musical flair. Her ability to elicit maximal potential of each musician and to make incredible ideas come true is outstanding.
Tatiana Kalinichenko was also the first, who initiated a successful collaboration with world-class superstars, engaging them to perform in Kyiv with the New Era Orchestra. The orchestra has worked with the world’s most renowned soloists including Joshua Bell (violin, USA), Sarah Chang (violin, USA), Kit Armstrong (piano, USA), Avi Avital (mandolin, Israel-Germany), Christoph Sietzen (percussia, Austria), Andrej Bielow (violin, Ukraine-Germany), Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon, Argentine), Danjulo Ishizaka (cello, Germany), etc.
New Era Orchestra also reveals to Ukrainian audience the names of the composers who have become benchmarks for the world music stage. New Era Orchestra was the first in Ukraine to perform the works of such composers as: John Adams (USA), Philip Glass (USA), Michael Nyman, John Tavener, Max Richter (Great Britain), Avner Dorman (Israel), Iannis Xenakis (France), Takashi Yoshimatsu (Japan), Arturs Maskats (Latvia), etc.
Besides, the orchestra has premiered pieces by Giya Kancheli (Georgia-Belgium), Joaquin Rodrigo (Spain), Yasushi Akutagawa (Japan), Giovanni Sollima (Italy), Vitold Lutoslawsky and Krzysztof Penderecki (Poland), Dobrinka Tabakova (Bulgaria), Peter Breiner (Slovakia) and others.
New Era Orchestra was the first Ukrainian ensemble who has carved its way to the stage of the one of European most spectacular music festivals. They were first to perform at Switzerland’s internationally acclaimed festival “September Musical”, a breakthrough achieved by Ukrainian musicians for the first time for 73 years of the Festival’s existence. New Era Orchestra is also a frequent guest of the other significant events both at home and abroad.
Ukrainian Seasons – is a unique mature project created by Tatiana Kalinichenko at the junction of both classical and Ukrainian folk music, premiered in 2019 at Kyiv Bouquet Stage Festival.
Ancient archetypical Ukrainian tunes in conjunction with classical arrangement by Ukrainian composer Artem Roshchenko and unique timbre and folk manner of performance of Susanna Karpenko have revealed an unexpected perspective and unknown potential of Ukrainian folk music heritage, presented in a classical way.
Musical Bridges project has appeared in 2019 under support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation, the Austrian Embassy in Ukraine, the Austrian Cultural Forum in Kyiv and “Believe in Yourself Foundation. The “Musical Bridges” project is working on creating prosperous connections between talented Ukrainian and foreign musicians to make Ukraine a part of the global musical space.
Forthcoming engagements include Concertos with Maurice Steger (recorder, Switzerland), Daishin Kashimoto (violin, Japan-Germany), Joshua Bell (violin, USA).
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