Saturday 19 August


Splinters of the Baroque

Vocal music, Experiment

The most famous pieces by H.Purcell, J.S.Bach, G.F.Hendel, A.Vivaldi, W.A.Mozart, created for rare high-pitched male voices. Listeners will enjoy pieces by modern Lviv composers Bohdan Sehin, Bohdana Frolyak, and Zoltan Almashi. World premiere of a piece by Bohdana Frolyak “Ave Maria”, written specifically for three countertenors, sting instruments and two glass harmonicas.

Contemporary countertenors, the owners of rare voices, with an accompaniment of the instrumental ensemble are striving to revive the celestial sound of former times. 17th – century pieces and neobaroque compositions will cover the whole gamut of emotions. The echoes of unique glass instruments will fill the Church space.

Soloists: Konstantin Derri, countertenor (Ukraine–Switzerland), Viktor Andriychenko, countertenor (Ukraine–Germany), Stanislav Tsema, countertenor (Ukraine)

Sascha Reckert, glass harmonica / verofon (Germany), Ensemble Sinfonia di vetro (Germany), Baroque Chapel Orchestra of the Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy (Ukraine), Sebastian Reckert, glass harmonica / verofon (Germany)

Manager: Anna Ivanyushenko (Ukraine)

Conductors: Oksana Lyniv (Ukraine-Germany), Marharyta Hrynyvetska-Kholmatova (Ukraine)

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