Concert of the National Choir of Ukraine “DUMKA”


On 24 October 2016 at 19:00, a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence took place at the Concert Hall of the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw with the participation of the National Choir of Ukraine "DUMKA".  The repertoire of the concert included a cappella choral works by Dmytro Bortnyansky, Artem Luka Vedel, Kyrylo Stetsenko, Valentin Sslvestrov, Yevhen Stankovych, Bohdana Frolyak, Krzysztof Penderecki and Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, among others. The concert was organised by the National Cultural Centre and the Union of Ukrainians in Poland.
Part I

- Dmytro Bortniansky (1751-1825) - Choral Concerto No. 4 "Shout out to the Lord all the earth"

- Mykhaylo Verbytsky (1815-1870) - "The angel heralded"

- Valentin Silvestrov (b. 1937) - "Our Father"

- Kyrylo Stetsenko (1882-1922) - "Bless my soul Lord"

- Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933) - "Song of the Cherubim"

- Henryk Mikołaj Górecki (1933-2010) - "Hail be Mary"

- Artem Luka Vedel (1767-1808) - Choral Concerto "Lord, my God, in Thee I seek refuge".


National Choir of Ukraine "DUMKA"

Soloists: Oksana Nikitiuk, Olha Zasadna, Viktoria Dzhoran, Olha Kramarenko, Oleksanrd Los, Oleksiy Kryaczhun, Anatolij Pohribny, Stanyslav Badrak

Roman Rewakowicz – conductor

Part II

- Yakiv Yatsynevych (1869-1945) - "Neighbour", arrangement of a folk song

- Yevhen Kozak (1907-1988) - I had a little girl, arrangement of folk song

- Bohdana Frolyak (born 1968) - Sun sets, lyrics by Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861) 

- Yevhen Kozak - "Dumy moje", word by Taras Shevchenko 

- Yevhen Stankovych (born 1942) - "Songs for Ivan Kupala", folk lyrics 

- Volodymyr Zubytsky (b. 1953) - "Fair soul", lyrics by Taras Shevchenko 

- Volodymyr Zubycky - "My Mountains", folk lyrics 

- Volodymyr Zubytsky - "Drumla", folk lyrics 

- Mykola Rakov (1908-1990) - "Oy, oak-oak", folk word


National Choir of Ukraine "DUMKA"

Soloists: Oksana Nikitiuk, Olha Zasadna, Ihor Voronka, Oleksandr Bilshapka, Oleh Bodnaruk, Iryna Dubovska

Yevhen Savchuk - conductor
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