Friday, January 25, 2008

Henry Hadley's "The Ocean": National Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine) And American Conductor John McLaughlin Williams Champion American Classical Music

Video from the January 04, 2008 performance of American classical composer Henry Hadley's tone poem "The Ocean" op. 99: the final section of the work, as heard in concert with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Future European Union.

Conducted by American conductor John McLaughlin Williams.

Washington, D.C.-born Grammy Award winning American classical conductor John McLaughlin Williams.

Will Mr. Williams be granted a guest-conducting opportunity with the National Symphony Orchestra (United States of America) before Ivan Volkov is selected as Leonard Slatkin's successor?

Photo credit: © Eliesha Nelson | Cleveland, Ohio 44106. All rights reserved.


"A World Trade Organization (WTO) accession committee approved Ukraine's membership bid on Friday, clearing the way for the former Soviet republic to join the body, trade officials said.

"The Working Party has adopted Ukraine's accession package," one diplomat said after the meeting's conclusion at the WTO's Geneva headquarters." ...

Reuters "WTO Committee Approves Ukrainian Membership Bid" January 25, 2008


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