All Saints' Day
Activity 01Concert

All Saints' Day Concerto

Date and time

31 October 2018, Wednesday 21:00

On the eve of the All Saints Day, the Organ Hall will be filled with music from another world. The sacred works by George Handel and Olivier Messiaen, the fairy-tale "Ratcatcher" by Sergei Rachmaninov and "The Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky, the mysterious aria from "The Ghost of the Opera" by Andrew Lloyd Webber will sound in the dark. And the highlight of the concert will be two Ukrainian premieres - "Twilight" and "Venus Toccata". These works were written by modern American organist Carol Williams, who has played for 15 years at the largest outdoor pipe organ in San Diego. Lviv will hear them first in Ukraine, performed by Yevhenia Belmas-Kravchenko.
Yevhenia wanted to play the organ from age of six. In order to embody the dream of a childhood, she first began to study piano playing at a music school. Graduated from the Platon Maiboroda School of Music in Zaporizhzhya by the piano class and is currently studying at the Kyiv Music Academy. Despite the young age, the organist performs a lot of concerts in Ukraine.
The company on the stage of Yevhenia will be a vocalist Olha Buzhak from Chernivtsi, a graduate of the National Musical Academy named after them. P. Tchaikovsky.

Olha Budzhak - soprano
Yevhenia Belmas-Kravchenko - organ

C. Williams - Twilight, op. 3 (the first performance in Ukraine)
G.F. Handel - "Tecum Principium" from the psalm "Dixit Dominus"
M. Mussorgsky - “The Gnome” from the cycle "Pictures at an Exhibition"
A. Cesti - Silandra’s Aria from the opera “Orontea”
M. Mussorgsky - "The Old Castle" from the cycle "Pictures at an Exhibition"
V.A. Mozart - "Queen of the Night Arias" from the "Magic flute"
M. Mussorgsky - "Cattle" from the cycle "Pictures at an Exhibition"
L. Bernstein - Kunigunda's aria from the musical show “Candid”
M. Mussorgsky - "Catacombs (Roman Tomb)" from the cycle "Pictures at an Exhibition"
S. Rakhmaninov - “Ratcatcher”M. Mussorgsky - “Cum mortuis in lingua mortua” from the cycle "Pictures at an Exhibition"
O. Messiaen - “Apparition de l'église éternelle” (Apparition of the eternal church)
E.L. Webber - "The Phantom of the Opera" from the first act of the musical
C. Williams - "Venus Toccata" (the first performance in Ukraine)

Tickets are available:
- in the box office of Organ Hall daily from 1 p.m. till 7 p.m.

- online at -
- in over 20 box offices around Lviv -

(age restriction: 7+)
For additional info call: 098 871 0180

Photo and video

Thumb                  Thumb