The National Philharmonic of Ukraine
National Philharmonics is a must-visit in Kiev (Kyiv) for music-lovers. Often referred to as the Kiev Philharmonic , it was founded in the 19th century when cultural life in the city flourished. The hall itself was built on European Square close to the centre near the main street of Khreschatyk after a permit from the City Council was obtained in 1881. Buying tickets is a bit tricky but worth persevering for. If you read Ukrainian you can book through the website. Otherwise buy them at the theatre booking office. Great variety of concerts, you will be surprised by the quality and price.