Full Article from Greenville News Online By Judith Bainbridge: August 26, 2017 (Photo: The Associated Press) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE On Feb. 10, 1991, Edvard Tchivzhel, the associate director of the U.S.S.R. State Symphony, announced that he had defected from the country and, with his wife and son, was taking refuge with a Simpsonville family. The Tchivzhels arrived in
Full Article from Greenville Journal August 7, 2017 The GSO’s 70th season features a fan favorite, a gold-medal Van Cliburn finalist, and the return of Cirque de la Symphonie Trying to get Edvard Tchivzhel to talk about the highlights of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming 70th season is more or less impossible, because for him, the
Full Article from Greenville Journal July 5, 2017 Greenville Symphony names new executive director Julianne M. Fish, who served as vice president and chief operating officer of the Columbus Symphony in Ohio, will begin on July 17. Greenville Symphony Association Executive Director Julianne M. Fish The Greenville Symphony has a new executive director. Julianne M.
Full Article from Greenville Journal June 8, 2017 (From left to right) Debra Strange, outgoing president of the Guild; William Crawford, president of the Greenville Symphony Association; Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor of the GSO; and Andy White, interim executive director of the GSO. The Guild of the Greenville Symphony presented a check for $106,950 to
Full Article from Greenville Journal May 4, 2017 GSO’s final Masterworks performance is a real high-flying affair Edvard joins the circus The Greenville Symphony Orchestra will be playing some of the best-known classical pieces in the world during their final Masterworks performances of the season this weekend. You’ll hear Ravel’s “Bolero,” Wagner’s “Ride of the
Full Article from Greenville News Online By Donna Isbell Walker: January 23, 2017 (Photo: Provided) Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 is a wild, high-energy piece of music, and it’s not always easy to find someone who can handle such dazzling piano runs. But for the Greenville Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming Masterworks concert, to be presented Jan.
Full Article from International Ballet “25 Together” Reception Commemorates a 25 Year Friendship of Art and Collaboration December 31, 2016 Following a near sell-out performance of International Ballet’s The Nutcracker on a December Saturday evening, Larkin’s On the River began to fill with International Ballet featured performers, longtime International Ballet and Greenville Symphony Orchestra supporters, and personal friends and
Full Article from Del Priore – American Portrait Artist A Curve of Change November 26, 2016 When Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel leads the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, his gestures indicate not merely the tempo, but also his unbounded passion for music. It has been my honor to have been commissioned to paint the inspiring and internationally reknowned conductor’s portrait. “On
Full Article from Greenville News Online By Paul Hyde: October 27, 2016 Pianist Dmitri Levkovich reaches for a “Star Wars” metaphor in describing Rachmaninoff’s popular “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.” “There’s a dark force in the piece that’s not to be underestimated,” Levkovich said, speaking by phone from New York recently. “Perhaps it has a