Friday 13 July

15:00

The exhibition entitled “The Requiem as the beginning.From unsolved mysteries to the musical life in Lviv in the first half of the 19th century”

Exhibition

The LvivMozArt International Festival of Classical Music and the Borys Voznytskyi National Art Gallery of Lviv cordially invite you to attend the the exhibition entitled 'The Requiem as the Beginning .From Unsolved Mysteries to the Musical Life in the First Half of the 19th Century', which displays unique historical manuscripts,notations and items.

There is hardly any piece in the music history which is more symbolic than the 'Requiem' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart left unfinished. It proved fatal to the life of the author himself, and immediately after his death and to the present day it has been the pretext for manipulations and unsolved mysteries.

Additionally,the 'Requiem' exerted significant influence on the life of Franz Xaver Mozart, the son of W.A.Mozart,becoming the beginning of a new stage in his professional activities, as well as a further step in the development of the musical culture in Lviv.

 

Exhibition coordinators:

Anna Bantsekova, PhD in Art history, director of the graphics fund at Lviv Art Gallery

Oksana Lyniv, Chief conductor both the Graz Philharmonic and Opera orchestras (Austria), the co-founder and artistic director of the LvivMozArt festival

Andriy Linik, artist, coordinator

Authors of the texts:

Adelina Yefimenko, the Doctor of Musicology, the Professor of the Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy (Ukraine), the Ukrainian Free University (Munich, Germany)

Lyubov Kyianovska, PhD in Art history, professor of Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy

Anna Bantsekova, PhD in Art history, director of the graphics fund at Lviv Art Gallery

Andriy Bondarenko, philosopher, historian, Ph.D. (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin)

Maryana Kuzemska, director of the communication program at City Institute

Experts who assisted in the exhibition preparation:

Olha Osadtsya, PhD in Art history, department director at Vasyl Stefanyk Lviv National Scientific

Library

Iryna Antonyuk, PhD in Art history, associate professor of the Music history department at Mykola

Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy

Olha Perelyhina, a leading research worker of the Lviv History Museum

Svitlana Havalka, the chief keeper of the Lviv History Museum's funds

Svitlana Stets, a senior researcher of the Borys Voznytskyi Lviv National Gallery, the Department of the European Arts if the 19th-20 th Centuries.

Materials from the following funds are presented in the exhibition:

Borys Voznytskyi National Art Gallery of Lviv, Institute of Research of Library Art Resources at

Vasyl Stefanyk Lviv National Scientific Library, Library archives of Mykola Lysenko Lviv National

Music Academy, Lviv Historical Museum, Ethnography and Artistic Crafts Museum of the Institute for Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

 

Special thanks to:

Taras Voznyak, director of Borys Voznytskyi National Art Gallery of Lviv

Ihor Pylatyuk, president of Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy

Roman Chmelyk, director of Lviv Historical Museum

Vasyl Fershtei, director of Vasyl Stefanyk Lviv National Scientific Library

Stepan Pavlyuk, director of Ethnography and Artistic Crafts Museum of the Institute for Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Oksana Kozynkevych, director of the Potocki Palace in Lviv

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