Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra

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Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra
Former nameMoscow Radio Symphony Orchestra (1930–1993)
USSR State Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra
USSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra
USSR All-Union National Radio and Central Television Symphony Orchestra
Founded1930;92 years ago (1930)
Location Moscow, Russia
Principal conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev
Website (English)

The Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra is a Russian classical music radio orchestra established in 1930. It was founded as the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, and served as the official symphony for the Soviet All-Union Radio network.



Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the orchestra was renamed in 1993 by the Russian Ministry of Culture in recognition of the central role the music of Tchaikovsky plays in its repertoire. The current music director is Vladimir Fedoseyev, who has been in that position since 1974.

During Soviet times, the orchestra was sometimes known as the USSR State Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, the USSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra, or the USSR All-Union National Radio and Central Television Symphony Orchestra.

Music Directors

Selected discography

Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra

  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 / Rococo Variations (Tchaikovsky Cycle, Vol. 1) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik 102121 Classical Concert
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 / Eugene Onegin (excerpts) (Tchaikovsky Cycle, Vol. 2) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik 102123 Classical Concert
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 / Swan Lake (excerpts) (Tchaikovsky Cycle, Vol. 3) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik 102125 Classical Concert
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 / Violin Concerto (Tchaikovsky Cycle, Vol. 4) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik 102127 Classical Concert
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 / Piano Concerto No. 2 (Tchaikovsky Cycle, Vol. 5) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik 102129 Classical Concert
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 / Piano Concerto No. 1 (Tchaikovsky Cycle, Vol. 6) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik 102131 Classical Concert

Moscow Radio Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra

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