Discography

BIS label

Ernest Bloch. Violin Concerto
Oleh Krysa, Violin
Malmo Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Sofia Gubaidulina. "Offertorium". Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
"Rejoce!" Sonata for Violin and Cello
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Torleif Thedeen, Cello
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra,
James de Preist, Conductor
Alfred Schnittke. Violin Concertos Nos. 3 & 4
Oleh Krysa, Violin
Malmo Symphony Orchestra, Eri Klas, Conductor
Alfred Schnittke. Concerto Grosso No. 2 for Violin, Cello and Orchestra
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Torleif Thedeen, Cello
Malmo Symphony Orchestra, Lev Markiz, Conductor
Alfred Schnittke. Chamber Music
Prelude in memoriam Dmitri Shostakovih for Two Violins
Moz-Art for Two Violins
Stille Musik for Violin and Cello
Madrigal in memoriam Oleg Kagan for solo Violin
Madrigal in memoriam Oleg Kagan for solo Cello
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Alexandr Fisher, Violin, Torleif Thedeen, Cello,
Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Erwin Schulhoff. Sonata for solo Violin
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2
Duo for Violin and Cello
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano, Torleif Thedeen, Cello
Maurice Ravel. Sonata for Violin and Cello
Bohuslav Martinu. Duo No. 1 for Violin and Cello
Arthur Honegger. Sonatina for Violin and Cello
Erwin Schulhoff. Duo for Violin and Cello
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Torleif Thedeen, Cello

TNC RECORDINGS label

Ludwig van Beethoven. Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, op 61

Oleh Krysa , Violin
Kiev Camerata
Virko Baley, Conductor
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64
Johannes Brahms. Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 77

Oleh Krysa, Violin
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Theodore Kuchar, Conductor
Giovanni Battista Viotti. Violin Concerto No. 22 in A minor
Max Bruch. Scottish Fantasy, op. 46

Oleh Krysa, Violin
State Symphony Orchestra of USSR
Mark Ermler, Conductor
Henryk Wieniawski. Violin Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Warsaw Philharmonic
Robert Satanowski, Conductor
Pyotr Ill'ych Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35

Oleh Krysa, Violin,
Polish Radio Orchestra
Karol Stryja, Conductor
Alfred Schnittke. Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Two Violins,
Harpsichord, Prepared Piano and Strings
Oleh Krysa, Liana Isakadze, Violins
Georgian Chamber Orchestra, Saulius Sondeckis, Conductor


Concerto Grosso No. 3 for Two Violins,
Harpsichord and Strings
(dedicated to Oleh Krysa, Tatiana Grindenko
and Saulius Sondeckis)
Oleh Krysa, Tatyana Gringenko, Violins
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
Saulus Sondeckis, Conductor
Andriy Shtoharenko. Violin Concerto
Vitaliy Hubarenko. Chamber Symphony for Violin and Orchestra op. 14 No. 1
Myroslav Skoryk. Violin Concerto No. 1

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra,
Volodymyr Kozhukhar, Conductor
Ludwig van Beethoven. The Complete Violin Sonatas (Set of 4 CDs)
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Mykola Suk, Piano
Johannes Brahms. Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Bela Bartok. Two Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Sergei Prokofiev. Two Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Five Melodies for Violin and Piano op. 35 bis
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Maurice Ravel. Sonata posthume for Violin and Piano
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major
Kaddish
Habanera
Berceuse sur la nom de Gabriel Faure
Tzigane
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Antonin Dvorak. Sonata for Volin and Piano in F Major, op. 57
Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G Major, op. 100
Four Romantic Pieces op. 75
Ballad op. 15
Mazurka op. 26
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Karol Szymanowski. Sonata for Violin and Piano, op. 9
Nocturne and Tarantella, op. 28
Three Myths, op. 30
Three Paganini Caprices, op. 40
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Edward Elgar. Sonata for Violin and Piano op. 82
Frederick Delius. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3
William Walton. Sonata for Violin and Piano
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Claude Debussy. Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor
Olivier Messiaen. Theme and Variations for Violin and Piano
Francis Poulenc. Sonata for Violin and Piano "A la memorie de Federico Garcia Lorka"
Cesar Franck. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano
Dimitri Shostakovich. Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor, op. 134
Alfred Schnittke. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2
Witold Lutoslawski. Partita for Violin and Piano (1984)
Oleh Krysa, Violin, Tatiana Tchekina, Piano


100 Violin Show Pieces

(Set of 6 CDs)

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Tatiana Tchekina, Piano

Disc No. 1

Dedicated to Paganini

Niccolo Paganini. Sonatina in A minor op. 2 No. 6
(arrangement by Oleg Agaerkov)
Sonatina in A Major op. 2 No. 4
(arrangement by Oleg Agarkov)
Caprice op. 1 No. 5
Caprice op. 1 No. 6
Caprice op. 1 No. 13
Caprice op. 1 No. 16
Caprice op. 1 No. 17
Caprice op. 1 No. 18
Caprice op. 1 No. 23
Karol Szymanowski. Three Paganini Caprices op. 40
No. 20
No. 21
No. 24
Alfred Schnittke. "A Paganini" for solo Violin (written for Oleh Krysa)
Niccolo Paganini. Cantabile
Niccolo Paganini. La Campanella (arrangement by Fritz Kreisler)
Niccolo Paganini. Introduzione e variazioni su aria "Di tanti palpiti"
dal "Tancredi" di Rossini (arrangement by Fritz Kreisler), live

Disc No. 2

From Russia with Love

Nikolai Afanasiev. Confession
Alexander Lvov. Caprice No. 9
Alexander Gretchaninov. Regrets
Anton Arensky. Serenade, op. 30
Scherzo, op. 30
Piotr Ill'ych Tchaikovsky. Melody, op. 42 No. 3
Scherzo, op. 42 No. 2
Meditation, op. 42 No. 1
Valse-Scherzo, op. 34
Sergei Rachmaninov. Romance
Sergei Prokofiev. Masks (from the ballet "Romeo and Juliet",
arrangement by D. Grunes)
Valse (from the ballet "Cinderella",
arrangement by Mikhail Fichtenholtz)
Reinhold Gliere. Romance (from the ballet "The Red Poppy")
Dimitry Shostakovich. Prelude, op. 34 No. 8
Prelude, op, 34 No. 17
Prelude, op. 34, No. 5
(arrangement by Dmitry Tzyganov)
Mikhail Ziv. Nocturne (from the ballet "First Love")
Rodion Shchedrin. Humoresque
Igor Stravinsky. Russian Song (from the opera "Mavra",
arrangement by Samuel Dushkin)
Russian Dance (from the ballet "Petrushka",
arrangement by Samuel Dushkin)

Disc No. 3

Kaleidoscope

Johannes Brahms. Sonatensatz from the Sonata F. A. E.
Richard Wagner. Albumblatt (arrangement by August Wilhelmj)
Fritz Kreisler. Little Viennese March
Franz Schubert. Ave Maria (arrangement by August Wilhelmj)
Pietro Antonio Locatelli. Capriccio No. 23 "Il labirinto armonico", live
Antonio Bazzini. La ronde des lutins, Scherzo fantastique, op. 25, live
Karol Szymanowski. Roxana's Song (from the opera "King Roger",
arrangement by Pawel Kochanski)
Henryk Wieniawski. Obertas-Mazurka chtacteristique, op. 19
Shtoharenko-Klebanov. Song
Boris Lyatoshinsky. Dance
Claude Debussy. Clair de lune (from the Suite Bargamasque
(arrangement by Alexandre Roelens)
Maurice Ravel. Tzigane
Jean Sibelius. Novelette
Lukas Foss. Composer's Holiday
Igor Frolov. "Porgy and Bess" Concert Fantasy after Gershwin's Opera

Disc No. 4

Shall We Dance?

Piotr Ill'ych Tchaikovsky. Russian Dance (from the ballet "Swan Lake",
arrangement by Mikhail Goldstein)
Modest Musorgsky. Hopak (Ukrainian, from the opera "Sorochintsy Fair",
arrangement by Samuel Dushkin)
Alexander Zarzycki. Mazurka, op. 26 (Polish)
Henryk Wieniawski. Polonaise in D Major, op. 4 (Polish )
Fritz Kreisler. Liebesleid (Valse, Austrian)
Franz Schubert-Liszt. Valse (Austrian, arrangement by David Oistrakh)
Henri Vieuxtemps. Tarantella (Italian)
Maurice Ravel. Rigaudon (French, arrangement by Samuel Dushkin)
Manuel De Falla. Spanish Dance No. 1 from the opera "La vida breve",
arrangement by Fritz Kreisler)
Astor Piazzola. Tango (Argentinean)
Scott Joplin. Cascades (Rag, American, arrangement by Dieter Forster)
Ross Lee Finney. Candy Girl (American Country Dance)
Darius Milhaud. Ipanema (Brazilian)
Alexander Matchavariani. Dolouri (Georgian)
Aram Khachaturian. Sabre's Dance (from the ballet "Gayane",
arrangement by Jascha Heifetz)
Jeno Hubay. "Hejre Kati" op. 32 No. 4 (Czardas, Hungarian)
Johannes Brahms. Hungarian Dance in E minor No. 9
(arrangement by Joseph Joachim)
Johannes Brahms. Hungarian Dance in F minor No. 4
(arrangements by Fritz Kreisler, live

Disc No. 5

La Oracion del Torero

Manuel De Falla. Suite Populare Espagnole
(arrangement by Pawel Kochanski)
  1. Asturiana
  2. Cancion
  3. El Pano Moruno
  4. Polo
  5. Nana
  6. Jota
Isaac Albeniz. Tango op. 165-2 (arrangement by Samuel Dushkin)
Sevilla
Joaquin Turina. La oracion del torero, op. 34 (arrangement by Jascha Heifetz)
Euterpe from Las musas de Andalucia, op. 93
Enrique Granados. Andaluza, 0p. 37-5 (arrangement by Fritz Kreisler)
Eduardo Toldra. Ave Maria from Six Sonnets
Pablo de Sarasate. Romanza andaluza, op. 22-1
Zapateado, op. 23-2
Malaguena,, op. 21-1
Caprice Basque, op. 24

Disc No. 6

The Spirit of Eastern Europe

Joseph Suk. Four Pieces, op. 17
  1. Quasi Ballata
  2. Appassionato
  3. Un poco triste
  4. Burleske
Yevhen Stankovych. Carpathian Triptych
  1. Lullaby
  2. Wedding
  3. Improvisation
Karol Szymanowski. Three Myths, op. 30
  1. The Fountain of Arethusa
  2. Narcissus
  3. Dryads and Pan
Henryk Wieniawski. Adagio elegiaque, op. 5
Romance sans paroles et Rondo elegant, op. 9
Kujawiak-Souvenir de Posen, op. 3
Legende, op. 17
Scherzo-Tarantelle, op. 16


Oleh Krysa in Beethoven Quartet

Historic Recordings (1978-1983)

Set of 4 CDs

Beethoven Quartet

Oleh Krysa, Nikolai Zabavnikov (Violins)
Fyodor Druzhinin (Viola), Evgeny Altman (Cello)

Disc No. 1

Joseph Haydn
The Seven Last Words of Christ
Version for String Quartet (1787)

Disc No. 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Two "Haydn" Quartets

String Quartet No. 15 in D minor K. 421
String Quartet No. 6 in C Major K. 465 "Dissonance"

Disc No. 3

Franz Schubert. String Quartet in D minor D. 810, "Death and Maiden"
Alban Berg. String Quartet op. 3

Disc No. 4

Dimitri Shostakovich. String Quartet No. 3, op. 73 in F Major
Alfred Schnittke. String Quartet No. 2


Oleh Krysa in Quartet

Set of 2 CDs


Disc No. 1

Kiev Conservatory Quartet

Oleh Krysa, Alexander Kravchuk (Violins)
Anatoly Venzhega (Viola), Valentyn Potapov (Cello)

Ludwig van Beethoven. String Quartet No. 10, op. 74 in E Flat Major
Johannes Brahms. String Quartet No. 1, op. 51 in C minor
Myroslav Skoryk. Partita No. 3 for String Quartet (1973)
(First Recording on CD)

Disc No. 2

Leontovych Quartet

Oleh Krysa, Peter Krysa (Violins)
Boris Devyatov (Viola), Volodymyr Panteleyev (Cello)

Pyotr Ill'ych Tchaikovsky. String Quartet No. 2, op. 22 in F Major, live
Valentyn Silvestrov. String Quartet No. 1 (1974), live

Kiev Conservatory Quartet

Oleh Krysa, Alexander Kravchuk (Violins)
Anatoly Venzhega (Viola), Valentyn Potapov (Cello)

Dimitri Shostakovich. String Quartet No. 13, op. 138 in B Flat minor


Oleh Krysa plays Chamber Music

Set of 4 CDs

Disc No. 1

Pyotr Ill'yich Tchaikovsky. String Sextet in D minor op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence"

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Peter Krysa, Violin
Evelina Chao, Viola
Adrienne Sommerville, Viola
Natalia Khoma, Cello
Sofia Zappi, Cello
Anton Arensky. String Quartet with Two Cellos op. 35
in Memoriam of Tchaikovsky

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Adrienne Sommerville, Viola
Suren Bagratuni, Cello
Natalia Khoma, Cello

Disc No. 2

Ludwig van Beethoven. Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano No. 6, op 70 No. 2
in E Flat Major, live

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Steven Doane, Cello
Barry Snyder, Piano
Johannes Brahms. Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano op. 40 in E Flat Major

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Boris Afanasiev, Horn
Vladimir Krainev, Piano
Sergey Rachmaninov. Trio Elegiaque for Violin, Cello and Piano
No. 1 in G minor, live

Oleh Krysa (Violin)
Suren Bagratuni (Cello)
Paul Ostrovsky (Piano)

Disc No. 3

Antonin Dvorak. Piano Quartet No. 2, op. 87 in E Flat Major

Peter Krysa (Violin)
Oleh Krysa (Viola)
Rachel Lewis Krysa (Cello)
Tatiana Tchekina (Piano)
Sydney Hodkinson. "Shredded Postcards"
Drawings, Set No 14
Ten Vignettes for Violin, Clarinet and Percussion, live
Dedicated to Oleh Krysa
(World Premiere Recording)

Oleh Kysa, Violin
Kenneth Grant, Clarinet
Sean Connors, Percussion

Disc No. 4

String Trios of 20th Century

Edison Denisov. String Trio (1969)

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Alexander Bobrovsky, Viola
Ivan Monighetti, Cello
Alfred Schnittke. String Trio (1985)
Krzysztof Penderecki. String Trio (1990-91)
Sofia Gubaidulina. String Trio (1988)

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Theodore Kuchar, Viola
Alexander Ivashkin, Cello


Oleh Krysa and Friends

Music of 20th Century (Set of 2 CDs)

Disc No. 1

Charles Ives. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 5 "Holidays in New England"
with Tatiana Tchekina
Sydney Hodkinson. "Branches", Sonata for solo Violin, live
Dedicated to Oleh Krysa (World Premiere Recording)
Oleh Krysa, Violin
Krzysztof Penderecki. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1, live
with Tatiana Tchekina
Vytautas Barkauskas. Partita for solo Violin
Oleh Krysa
Myroslav Skoryk. Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 (First Recording on CD)
with Myroslav Skoryk

Disc No. 2

Violin +1

Luciano Berio. Sequenza VIII for solo Violin
Oleh Krysa
Alfred Schnittke. Suite in Old Style for Violin and Harpsichord
with Coleen Rae-Gerrard
Darius Milhaud. Duo for Two Violins
with Peter Krysa
Larry Sitsky. "Bylina" (Ballad) for Violin and Piano
Dedicated to Oleh Krysa
(World Premiere Recording)
with Larry Sitsky
Don Banks. Duo for Violin and Cello
with David Pereira
Reginald Smith Brindle. Three Sketches for Violin and Guitar
with Timothy Kain
Paul Hindemith. Two Duets for Violin and Clarinet
with Alan Vivian
Jan Fiser. "Crux" for Violin and Percussion
with Michael Askill
Pyotr Ill'ych Tchaikovsky. Piano Trio op. 50 in A minor "In a Memory of a Great Artist"

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Mikhail Khomitzer, Cello
Bella Davidovich, Piano
Boris Lyatoshinsky. Sonata for Violin and Piano, op. 19 (1926)
Piano Trio No. 1 op. 7 (1922 and 1925)
Piano Trio No. 2 op. 41 (1942)

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Natalya Khoma, Cello
Tatiana Tchekina, Piano


OLYMPIA label

Vyacheslav Artyomov. "In Memoriam", a Symphony with solo Violin
Oleh Krysa, Violin
Moscow Philharmonic, Dmitri Kitaenko, Conductor


"Elegies" for Two Violins and Chamber Orchestra
Oleh Krysa,Tatiana Grindenko, Violins
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Saulius Sondeckis, Conductor

AMADIS label

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219
Adagio in E Major, K. 261
Rondo in C Major, K. 373

Oleh Krysa, Violin
Ukrainian Chamber Orchestra, Theodore Kuchar, Conductor
Dimitri Shostakovich. Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, op. 77

Oleh Krysa, Violin,
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Thedore Kuchar, Cond
"I want to begin this review by stating that Oleh Krysa is a great violinist. Now, I want you all to repeat his name 20 times and commit it to memory..."
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