Barvinsky Gala
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Barvinsky Gala

Date and time

15 September 2018, Saturday 19:00

The great gala-concert of pieces by the genius of Ukrainian music XX century Vasyl Barvinsky at the glorious musicians - Yaromir Bozhenko and Yaroslav Mihal.
He was called the "composer without scores". Vasyl Barvinsky is one of the founders of the West Ukrainian Music School, he was sentenced by the Soviet regime to 10 years of Mordovian camps. All his manuscripts were burned down in the courtyard of the conservatory, where he worked. After dismissal, Barvinsky spent the rest of his life on the restoration of his works, but not everything came back from the ashes.
On September 15th the music genius,  whose name has been trying to erase from history for 40 years, will be honored.Ukrainian Festival Orchestra under the direction of Ivan Ostapovych, along with famous soloists - pianist Yaromyr Bozhenko and cellist Yaroslav Mihal - will perform the pieces by Vasyl Barvinsky.Yaromir Bozhenko is a Lviv pianist who has been living and teaching in Germany for a long time. He actively popularizes Ukrainian music in Europe. "Ukrainian music is in no way inferior to the European, and its saturation with the folk melody of the most singing nation in the world makes it original and non-standard," says Bozhenko.
Yaroslav Mihal is a legendary Lviv cellist, founder of the chamber symphony orchestra "Leopolis" and a participant of the trio of the same name. Actively concerts as a soloist and participant of chamber ensembles. Yaroslav also makes a lot of effort to make the works of Ukrainian composers open to the world. In particular, the recording of the Bortniansky’s "Alcido" performed by his ensemble was featured in the United States and Europe.

Yaromir Bozhenko - piano
Yaroslav Mihal - cello
Ukrainian Festival Orchestra
Ivan Ostapovich - conductor

V. Barvinsky - Piano concerto
V. Barvinsky - Suite for cello and orchestra

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

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