Edvard Tchivzhel’s Journey to Greenville Symphony Conductor

 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

Greenville Symphony Names New Executive Director

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.

The Guild Presents Check to the Greenville Symphony Association

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

GSO’s Final Masterworks Performance is a Real High-Flying Affair

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

Maestro Tchivzhel Celebrates 25-year Friendship

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

‘Insanely Beautiful’ Scriabin Concerto Gets Rare Performance in San Jose

Full Article from Public Media Northern California KQED Arts   By Elijah Ho: October 20, 2016 In 1939, composer Virgil Thomson brought attention to a growing problem in classical music. Despite a dire need for the presentation of new works, orchestras around the globe clung desperately to certain classics “tyrannically,” as he wrote in a 1944

GSO, Simpsonville Revive Fourth of July Concert

Full Article from Greenville Journal June 26, 2016 GSO, Simpsonville revive Fourth of July concert Independence Day has had a special meaning for Greenville Symphony Orchestra maestro Edvard Tchivzhel since his defection from the Soviet Union 25 years ago. This year, Tchivzhel will once again get to celebrate with thousands of others during a Greenville