Russian National Orchestra

Chamber Ensembles

RNO String Quartet
RNO String Quartet

Founded in the fall of 1990, the RNO String Quartet has been acclaimed for its virtuosic performances of the quartet literature of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and contemporary Western and Russian composers.

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RNO String Quintet
RNO String Quintet

The RNO String Quintet represents all five string sections of Moscow’s acclaimed Russian National Orchestra. Led by RNO Assistant Concertmaster Tatiana Porshneva, members of the quintet include violinist Ekaterina Tsareva, violist Sofia Lebed, cellist Olesya Gavrikova and Assistant Principal Double Bass Gennady Krutikov.

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RNO Wind Quintet
RNO Wind Quintet

The Russian National Orchestra Wind Quintet has been described by the press as "youthful and versatile musicians, acclaimed for their innovation and virtuosity." It received top honors in the May 2005 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition – the first Russian ensemble ever to win this top prize.

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Four Strings
Four Strings

Since its debut in 2004, Four Strings has been in heavy demand worldwide. "It is a brilliant ensemble, full of enthusiasm," said Mark Chan, whose String Quartet the ensemble performed in Singapore. The ensemble performs regularly at home and abroad, demonstrating its rich talent by drawing on a wide-ranging repertoire of both familiar and original works.

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RNO Percussion Ensemble
RNO Percussion Ensemble

The Percussion Ensemble of the Russian National Orchestra plays with the full force and elegantly coordinated movements of four classically trained percussionists. Led by ensemble founder and co-principal Ilia Melikhov, the RNO Percussion Ensemble includes Alexander Suvorov, Vitaly Martyanov and Kirill Lukyanenko.

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RNO Brass Quintet
RNO Brass Quintet

The RNO Brass Quintet has delighted audiences around the world with its broad repertoire that ranges from classical to jazz, yet also includes blues, pop, swing and traditional marches. The ensemble has an infectious excitement for brass music, and champions the global appeal of brass instruments while emphasizing the best works of Russian composers.

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