Eugene Osadchy, cello
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Cellist Eugene Osadchy is hailed as having "the most refined and balanced string playing" by the New York Times and has been called "a paragon of Russian élan" by the Vancouver Sun. Newsday writes he is "a soloist with a clearly defined musical personality" and is noted for his "extraordinary playing" by the Dallas Morning News. "Mr. Osadchy possesses a very rich tone and is steeped in the great classical tradition. It is good to know that there are ardent keepers of the flame." The New York Sun.
Currently Professor of Cello at the University of North Texas, Eugene Osadchy is a Principal cellist with the Plano Symphony. He is also the Artistic Advisor of the Vetta Chamber Music Series in Vancouver, Canada and the Blue Candlelight Music Series in Dallas, TX.
Mr. Osadchy has performed at the Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center, and the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. In addition, Mr. Osadchy makes frequent appearances at the Bargemusic series in New York, the Autumn Classic series in Anchorage, Chamber Music International in Dallas and Summit Festival in New York.
Mr. Osadchy has also performed and gave master classes throughout Europe, South Africa, USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan. He has participated in numerous festivals around the world including the Amsterdam and Groningen International Festivals in Holland, the Stellenbosch International Music Festival in South Africa, Famalicao Music Festival in Portugal, Music at Blair Athol in Scotland, the Castel Franko di Veneto Festival in Italy, the Mozart Festival in Woodstock, Illinois, as well as Vancouver, Victoria, Banff, Seattle, Sitka, Durango and Maui Music Festivals.
Other musical credits of Mr. Osadchy include two film scores and several CD’s on the Melodia label featuring his own compositions and arrangements. Mr. Osadchy has made more than 60 arrangements for various cello ensembles. For the past ten years Mr. Osadchy has presented his Annual North Texas Summer Cello Clinic.
Mr.Osadchy has won critical acclaim for his recently released CD “Russian Romances” on Seafair-Bolo Records with pianist Anastasia Markina.