Taras Krysa

Ukrainian-born American conductor Taras Krysa is earning critical acclaim as a new and exciting musical presence. After nine seasons as Music Director of the Henderson Symphony Orchestra, he was appointed Guest Principal Conductor of Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014. He continues to serve as the Director of Orchestral Studies at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Mr. Krysa has guest conducted throughout the United States, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, The Netherlands and Slovakia. He has cover conducted with the St. Louis and Memphis Symphony Orchestras. As a violinist he was a member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony Orchestra, and continues to maintain an active carreer as a performer of chamber music.

Mr. Krysa has a reputation for developing successful orchestral programs and organizations, and is lauded for his fresh interpretations of a wide breadth of repertoire. He is committed to creative programming and enjoys championing new music. Mr. Krysa is a skillful opera and ballet conductor.
Mr. Krysa can be heard on the Brilliant Classic's  recordings of Mozart's Serenades, Divertimenti and complete Dances.
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Short Profile

NameKrysa, Taras
Date of Birth1968-11-22
Born inUkraine, Europe
Home LocationLas Vegas, United States
Main languageEnglish
Additional languages Russian,  Ukrainian 
attended UniversitiesManhattan School of Music, Indiana University, Northwestern Univeristy

R. Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan and Isolde"
R. Wagner Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan and Isolde"
UNLV Symphony Orchestra
Christine Seitz-Soprano
Taras Krysa-Conductor
February 15/2009 
G.Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
G. Mahler, "Songs of Wayfarer"
Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephanie Weiss - Mezzo Soprano
Taras Krysa-Conductor 
B. Martinu, "Lidice" Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, Taras Krysa Conductor
B. Martinu, "Lidice", Lviv Philarmonic Orchestra, Taras Krysa-Conductor
November 7,2014 
G. Mahler Symphony No. 4
G. Mahler Symphony No. 4
Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephanie Weiss-Mezzo Soprano
Taras Krysa-Conductor
January 30/2015 
Sibelius Symphony No. 2, First Mov, Lviv Philarmonic Orchestra, Taras Krysa-Conductor
Lviv Philharmonic Performance
J. Sibelius Symphony No. 2 First Mov.
November 7, 2014 
Beethoven Coriolan
L.V. Beethoven Coriolan
Henderson Symphony Orchestra
Conductor-Taras Krysa 
C. Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a faun
C. Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of the Faun
UNLV Symphony Orchrestra
Taras Krysa-Conductor

October 18/2013