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Natalia Ponomarchuk

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Natalia Ponomarchuk

Conductor

Professional Achievements:
2003- present: Artistic Director & Principal Conductor of Academic Symphony Orchestra of
Dnipropetrovsk Philharmonie (Ukraine)
2012-2013: Guest Conductor of Lviv Academic Philharmonic Orchestra "INSO- Lviv" (Ukraine)
2011-2013: Guest Conductor of National Symphony of Ukraine (Kyiv, Ukraine)
2009-2011: Conductor of National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
2007-2009: Conductor of National Ensemble of Soloists " Kyiv Camerata"
2006-2009: Principal Conductor of Ukrainian Academic State Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine)
2005-2013: Guest Conductor of Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra (Ukraine)
1997-2003: Artistic Director & Principal Conductor of Academic Symphony Orchestra of Lugansk
Philharmonie (Ukraine)
Honors and Awards
2001: Honored Artist of Ukraine
1998: 2nd Prize winner at National Competition of Conducting named after Stefan Turchak (Kyiv,
Ukraine)
1996: Diploma at Second Prokofiev International Conducting Competition (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Conducting Experience:
Tours throughout Europe and Asia.
Broadcasts on Ukrainian Radio and TV, Polish Radio
Performances at the following concert halls:
Teatro Real (Madrid)
Auditorio Nacional (Madrid)
Teatro Zarzuela (Madrid)
Palau de la Musica Catalana (Barcelona)
Teatro Colon (Coruña)
Queen Sophia Palace of the Arts (Valencia)
Conference Centre and Concert Hall (Bilbao)
Kursaal (San- Sebastian)
Auditorio de Galicia (Santiago)
Teatro Monumentale (Lisboa)
Congress Hall (Warsaw)
Casa da Musica (Porto)
Sala Verdi Conservatorio (Milan)
Great Hall of Saint- Petersburg Philharmonic, Russia
Recent performances include appearances with the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra (Ankara, Turkey),
the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine , Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra (Bulgari),Polish
Orchestra "Symphony Juventus" (Warsaw Poland), Opera i Philharmonia Podlaska (Bialystok,
Poland), Czestochowa Symphony Orchestra (Poland) ,Tirana Radio Symphony Orchestra
(Albania), Kalish Philharmonic Orchestra (Poland), Academic Symphony Orchesra of Voronez
Philharmonic (Russia), National Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra (Ukraine), Academic Symphony
Orchestra of Lviv Philharmonic" INSO"(Ukraine).
Ballet Conducting Experience:
2012-2013: Teatro Real (Madrid), Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall (Bilbao),
Palacio de la Opera (Coruña)-with Russian Ballet Theatre of Moscow. Repertoire: "Swan Lake"
and" Nutcracker" by P. Tchaikovsky.
Participation at International Festivals " Kyiv Music Fest ", "First Performances of the Year", " Kyiv
Summer Music Evenings", International Forum " Youth Music", International Musical Festival
"Contrasts".
Education:
1998: Master of Music in Conducting from National Music Academy of Ukraine (Teacher-Prof. Allin
Vlasenko).