1-3 November 2018 – Music Festival – Rethinking Europe: Ukraine II

The music festival Rethinking Europe: Ukraine is back with a second edition and invites you to an exciting programme.

Last year’s festival found its source in national romanticism. This year’s festival presents music by the masters of Ukrainian baroque, M. Berezovsky and D. Bortnyansky, together with Ukraine’s three most prominent contemporary composers – The Three S – Y. Stankovych, V. Sylvestrov, M. Skoryk.

DOWNLOAD the full program (PDF).

3 November 2018, Grünewaldsalen, Konserthuset

18:00 – The evening begins with a screening of the documentary Ukrainian Rhapsody: A Journey into Ukrainian Classical Music, directed by Sofia Nyblom and Valentyna Romanyuk, followed by a discussion by the journalist Sofia Nyblom and Maria Lindahl, artistic leader of the baroque orchestra Rebaroque.

The film sheds light on the musical treasure that for historical reasons has remained unknown even to the most season of classical music collectors.

19:30 – Concert where baroque music is contrasted by contemporary composition to paint a picture of Ukraine’s rich musical heritage, performed by well-renowned international artists: the Orchestra Rebaroque, Henrik Frendin (viola), Natalya Pasichnyk (piano) och Olga Pasichnyk (soprano), Emil Jonason (clarinet), Myroslava Kotorovych (violin).

The audience also has the opportunity to get acquainted with the Ukrainian Michelangelo – the sculptor J. G. Pinsel, and the contemporary painter Ivan Marchuk.

TICKETS: Konserthuset.se, phone: 08-5066 7788, or at the Konserthuset Stockholm ticket office.

Exciting last minute news! We have the honour to welcome Ukraine’s leading contemporary composer – Myroslav Skoryk – to the music festival Rethinking Europe: Ukraine, where he will present a newly composed piece specially written for the festival: variations based on “Ack Värmeland youdu skönal!”

1 November 2018 – “Young future stars”

A concert with young future stars from different parts of Ukraine. Some of them have fled the war in Eastern Ukraine, but they are all reunited on stage with music and their impeccable talent as the unifying factor. The repertoire includes both well-known classical composers as well as Ukrainian ones.

Time and place: Tegeluddsvägen 100, Steinway Piano Gallery, 19:00
Free entrance! Please sign up using this link due to limited amount of places: https://simplesignup.se/event/140067