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 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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RNO Camerata
RNO Camerata

Founded by oboist Vitaly Nazarov, the RNO Camerata brings together dynamic musicians of the RNO in an ensemble full of innovation and energy. The ensemble champions new music and musical experimentation, as well as traditional works written for strings and woodwinds, occasionally with piano.

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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 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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RNO Masters of Brass
RNO Masters of Brass

The ten members of the Master of Brass combine to deliver a rousing, energetic sound, performing a rich repertoire ranging from Sousa marches to Bach and contemporary jazz.

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Duo Lebed
Duo Lebed

Maria and Sofia Lebed, pianist and violist, became a prize-winning classical chamber ensemble in 1996, when they were 15-year-old students at Moscow’s Gnesin Academy of Music. Their triumphs continued in more than a dozen international competitions held in Russia and Europe.

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