Review: Symphony Silicon Valley Takes on a Russian Accent

Full Review   By David Bratman: October 25, 2016 Two distinguished Russian gentlemen, both now resident in western countries, came to San Jose’s California Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 22, to assist Symphony Silicon Valley in works by two renowned Russian composers. It proved a fortunate pairing. The performers were first-time guest conductor Edvard Tchivzhel (the

Review: Demidenko, Symphony Silicon Valley give Scriabin his overdue place in the musical pantheon

Full Review   By Elijah Ho: October 23, 2016 In 1986, before his final concert in Moscow, legendary virtuoso Vladimir Horowitz was asked his opinion of two composers whose music he had played all his life. He lavished his highest praise on Rachmaninoff. Hard to believe, but little has changed in the order of things. The

Editorial: Tchivzhel is Greenville’s treasure

 Full Article from Greenville News Online By Greenville News Editorial Board: September 25, 2016 On Saturday evening Greenville celebrated the unique story of one of the Upstate’s greatest treasures, and the program will be repeated this afternoon. With a concert that features a Russian great and two American icons, Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel celebrated the 25th

Tchivzhel celebrates milestone in a new life of freedom

 Full Article from Greenville News Online By Paul Hyde: September 23, 2016 Tchivzhel conducts a program that honors his past and present, featuring Tchaikovsky, Copland and Gershwin At every Greenville Symphony Masterworks concert, one piece is always on the program: the National Anthem. Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel insists on it. It’s his way of paying tribute to

Tchivzhel celebrates freedom, McCain tries on a new hat

 Full Article from Greenville News Online    Full Article from USA TODAY By Paul Hyde: September 15, 2016 Greenville’s charismatic orchestral conductor Edvard Tchivzhel pays tribute to his homeland, Russia, and his beloved adopted country, America, in the season-opening concert of the Greenville Symphony, Sept. 24-25. At the same Peace Center concerts, Greenville’s chart-busting singer-songwriter

Maestro Performs “Holiday at Peace” with GSO

 Program Details Friday December 16, 2016, at 7:30 PM, Saturday December 17, 2016 at 7:30 PM, Sunday December 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm: The Peace Center Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor Rachel York, vocalist Celebrate the season with our most popular Greenville Pops® concert that will have you in the holiday mood by the program’s end!  Headlining this year’s