Valerij Matiukhin

conductor, piano

   Born in 1949, he made his studies at Kiev State Conservatoire. Many years he gave concerts as a solo pianist at “KIEV PHILHARMONY”. In 1977 he organized the Chamber Music Ensemble (since 1989 the ensemble of soloists KYIV KAMERATA) at the Ukrainian Composers’ Union. Since 1993 he has been the conductor of the State Ensemble of Soloists KIEV KAMERATA. He was entitled Honoured in Arts of Ukraine (1987). He has premiered many works by Ukrainian composers. As the conductor he has performed in France, Austria, Germany, Greece, Russia, Armenia.