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Songs of the Wild, Wild West

Date and time

28 July 2018, Saturday 15:00

Do you want to feel the atmosphere of the desperate Wild West? Come on July 28th to the Lviv Organ Hall! The concert "The Wild West meets West Ukraine" is a light and merry "Americana" performed by a pianist Oksana Lutsyshyn and a contralto Kelly Montgomery. Cowboy songs, American folk music, music from performance and films, as well as classical works by Aaron Copland, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Stephen Foster, Patrick Gilmore - all this will sound at our guests' concert from the United States.

Oksana Lutsyshyn is a Ukrainian pianist who has been living in the United States for a long time. She began studying music at Sokal, Ukraine, graduated the Moscow Conservatory. She is a laureate of Maryland’s William Kapell International Piano Competition. In the early 90's, she debuted in New York in the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall. After emigration to the United States, he studied at Indiana University, had a lot of solo projects and wins in competitions. Together with her husband Andrey Kasparov, she created a piano duo.Currently, Oksana Lutsyshyn is a professor of music at the Old Dominion University, where she teaches in the theory of piano and music.

Kelly Montgomery is Oksana's colleague at the university, but she teaches vocals. In her creative biography are so many things that is difficult to reach! Kelly began as a pianist, graduated from the University (harpsichord and organ classes), served as an organist in the church, studied singing for a long time and became a doctor of music in the field of vocal performances. Tours in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and numerous concerts in the leading operas in the United States perfectly combine with teaching at universities and master classes in different countries.

Oksana Lutsyshyn - piano
Kelly Montgomery - alto


F. S. Key/J. S. Smith - “The Star-Spangled Banner”
M. Verbytsky/P.Chubynsky - Ukrainian National Anthem
R. C. Seeger - “Five Songs for Contralto” (“White Moon”, “Joy”)
L. Bernstein - “Souvenirs” (For Aaron Copland, For Paul Bowles)
P. Gilmore - “When Johnny Comes Marching Home”
S. Foster - “I’ll Be a Soldier”, “I Cannot Sing Tonight”, “Camptown Races”
V. Thompson - “Persistently Pastoral: Aaron Copland”, “Souvenir: A Portrait of Paul Bowles”
James B Coates - “The Sweetest Gift”, “Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child” (Spiritual, arr. J. Shackleton)
“Weepin’ Mary” (Spiritual, arr. H.T. Burleigh)
“Give Me That Old Time Religion” (Traditional Gospel)
Albert E. Brumley - “I’ll Fly Away”
P. Bowles - “Folk Preludes”
“Poor Wayfaring Stranger”
“He’s Gone Away”
“Shenandoah”
P. Bowles - “La Cuelga”, “Sayula”
R. Rodgers & O. Hammerstein - “Oklahoma” (“Cain’t say no”)
I. Berlin - “Annie Get Your Gun” (“I’m an Indian Too”, “I’ve Got the Sun in the Mornin’”, “There’s No Business Like Show Business”)
A. Menken/S. Schwartz - “Colors of the Wind” (From the Disney movie “Pocahontas”)
Buy tickets:
- Organ Hall Ticket Office, Every day, 13:00-19:00
- online at Gastroli.ua -  https://gastroli.ua/en/places/235
- more than 20 places in Lviv Gastroli.ua - https://gastroli.ua/en/network

Age restrictions +7
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