6th Days of Ukrainian Music in Warsaw


The 6th Days of Ukrainian Music in Warsaw.
This is the sixth time we have presented Ukrainian music in Warsaw. Once again, we are financially supported by the City of Warsaw as part of a three-year grant, ZAiKS, the MAGOVOX Company, and friends of the Foundation Bohdan Batruch and Aleksandra Petryga. The previous festival took place last year and since then we have made a firm resolution to have Ukrainian music resounding in Warsaw at the beginning of September every year.

This year we are cooperating with the National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Union of Ukrainians in Poland and the “Our Choice” Foundation. We received media patronage from the daily newspaper Rzeczpospolita, the Ukrainian weekly Our Word, TVP Kultura and Radio TOK FM.

Our sincere thanks to all our benefactors!

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Roman Rewakowicz – Artistic Director

6.09.2020 at 18:00
National Institute of Culture and Rural Heritage – Reading Room
Krakowskie Przedmieście 66 str.

Vocal group MORE

The programme includes calendar and ritual, lyrical and historical songs from Polissia and Central Ukraine in an authentic performance. – listen

8.09.2020 at 8 p.m. – free entrance
Holy Cross Church
3 Krakowskie Przedmieście str.

Cello Duet Magdalena Bojanowicz – Bartosz Koziak
On the programme: cello duets and works for solo cello by Valentin Silvestrov, the best-known Ukrainian composer in the world today.

11.09.2020 at 19:30
Concert Hall of the National Philharmonic
10 Sienkiewicza St.

Iwona Hossa – soprano
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Roman Rewakowicz – conductor

Between word and sound  

Lubava Sydorenko – Chamber Music (2008) – listen
Mykhaylo Shved – In such silence I hide, a leaf… (2007) – listen
Sviatlana Azarova – Out of context (2008) – listen
Bohdan Sehin – …meanwhile this is July, so (cruelly) beautiful (2007) – listen
Zoltan Almashi – And the leaf will be carried by the waters of the river (2008) – listen
Oleksandr Shymko – Hymn of Solitude (2007) – listen

The concert presented music by mid-generation Ukrainian composers, scholarship holders of the MKiDN ‘Gaude Polonia’ Programme. The works were commissioned by the Polish Institute in Kiev and performed as part of the project ‘Between Word and Sound’ – between Polish poetic word and sound by Ukrainian composers. The works use poetry by Marta Podgórnik, Karol Wojtyła and Halina Poświatowska in the vocal part, while the instrumental pieces were inspired by poems by Czesław Miłosz, Wisława Szymborska and Bohdan Zadura.
here is a description of the 2009 project

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