- Ural Philharmonic Orchestra
- Conductor — Dmitry Liss
- Ekaterinburg Philharmonic Choir
- Artistic Director – Andrei Petrenko
- Стражникова Елена (художественное слово)
- Смирнов Валентин (художественное слово)
- Багинец Тарас (орган)
- Гречанинов. Экуменическая месса для солистов, хора, оркестра и органа
- Викторова. «Исход» для двух чтецов, смешанного хора и симфонического оркестра
- Рахманинов. «Остров мертвых»
Ural Philharmonic Orchestra
The orchestra traces its roots back to 1936, when it was formed by the conductor Mark Paverman. Since 1995 it has been led by Dmitri Liss, its Artistic Director and Chief Conductor. The orchestra annually presents more than 70 programs and gives more than 100 concerts.
For the last seasons the Orchestra cooperated with the conductors D. Kitaenko, G. Rozhdestvensky, K. Penderecki, V. Fedoseev, V. Gergiev, K. Tennstedt, J.-C. Casadesus, E. Inbal, A. Boreiko, the soloists M. Rostropovich, N. Petrov, Y. Bashmet, V. Tretyakov, E. Virsaladze, N. Gutman, Mikhail Pletnev, L. Isakadze, D. Khvorostovsky, A. Knyazev, Peter Donohoe, B. Berezovsky, V. Repin, N. Lugansky, D. Matsuev, F. Kempf, S. Krylov.
Ural Philarmonic Orchestra participated in many prestigious international festivals such as the Beethovenfest in Bonn (Germany), La Folle Journee (Nantes, Tokyo, Bilbao, Ekaterinburg), Le Festival de Radio France, Le Festival International de Piano a la Roque d’Antheron, Le festival de musique classique a Saint-Riquier, Nuits de la Citadelle a Sisteron; International Winter Festival “Arts Square” (St-Petersburg), International Festival “Stars at Baikal” (Irkutsk), Festival of the World’s Symphony Orchestras (Moscow), “Crescendo“, Russian Christmas in Kennedy Center (Washington, DC), Eurasia International Music Festival (Ekaterinburg), Festival of Boris Berezovsky (Ekaterinburg).
In 2016, conjointly with the musicians of the Harbin Symphony Orchestra, the UPO performed at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva. The orchestra toured in 20 countries around the world. During two concert seasons, the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra provided its series of subscription at the Mariinsky Theater in Saint-Petersburg, performing in its Concert Hall and on the New Stage. The Orchestra has a discography of 30 CD recordings (incl. Sony Classical, Warner Classics International and Mirare). Concerts of the UPO have been broadcast in live by Radio France, France Musique, TV Channels Arte, NHK, and the Kultura channel.
UPO Support Charitable Fund was established in 1996 and helped the orchestra in obtaining the stringed instruments by such experts as Bergonzi, Gragnani, Vuillaume, and Antoniazzi.