Dnipropetrovsk Philharmonic IM.L.B.KOHANA 03 DECEMBER 18:00
Valentine Silvestrov's concert

Inna Galatenko soprano

Oleg Bezborodko piano

Arthur Nikulin piano

Valentin Silvestrov composer, piano


The premiere of the "Music of Poetry" project, Valentine Silvestrov, first hosted the House of Master Class in February 2014 at the Art Forum dedicated to the memory of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. Also, the concert was successfully held in Paris in the spring of 2015 within the framework of the festival "Ukraine - Free Stage" and in Strasbourg. In addition, on September 4, 2015, the program was presented at the 6th International Meredian Chernowitz Poetry Festival in Chernivtsi and New York, USA, in October 2015.

"Music of Poetry" is a quiet voice about eternal truths, a trusting talk about universal truths that become even more important during the war and during the political and economic crisis. They can become the true leader in the struggle against the enemy and the system, as it was during the Revolution of Goodwill. Instead, the values of Russian culture - truthfulness, honesty and high-spiritedness - were neglected by the criminal inactivity and silence of most Russian intellectuals.

Valentin Sylvestrov - this person is usually said simply as a "box" - the "genius of modern music". Hero of Ukraine, People's Artist of Ukraine, laureate of the National Award to them. T. Shevchenko. Born September 30, 1937 in Kiev. I started to write music in 15 years. In 1964 he graduated from the Kyiv Conservatory on composition specialty in the class of Boris Lyatoshynsky. In 1967 he was recognized as a worthy international prize to them. S. Kusevitsky (USA). In 1970 he became the winner of the international composer competition "Gaudeamus" (The Netherlands). In the same year he was expelled from the Union of Composers of the USSR for disagreement with the ideology of leadership. He is the author of symphonic, vocal, choral, chamber and instrumental works, which nowadays are performed by the leading performers of the present in the most prestigious concert halls of the world. The art of Valentine Silvestrov declares eternal all-human values, which is primarily influenced by the treatment of songs, lyrical motifs, concentrated, thoughtful emotional order of music.

Inna Galatenko (soprano) - soloist of the National Chamber Ensemble "Kyiv Camerata". Valentyn Sylvestrov wrote all his vocal works for the last 10 years specifically for her voice.

Oleg Bezborodko (piano) Composer and pianist, associate professor of the special piano department of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named after. P. I. Tchaikovsky, Ph.D. in Art Studies (2010). Member of the National Union of Composers of Ukraine and the American Composers, Authors and Publishers Association (ASCAP). Laureate of the Prix L. Revutsky (2008), laureate and diploma winner of international piano contests in USA, Canada and Ukraine, competition of composers "Gradus ad Parnassum" (Kiev). Scholarship of Governments of Ukraine, Switzerland and the University of Ottawa (Canada). He received musical education at the National Music Academy of Ukraine. Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky (piano class of Prof. I. Pavlova, class of composition by Prof. G. Lyashenko), graduate school at the Conservatory of Neuchâtel (Switzerland, Prof. S. Defern) and at workshops by prominent piano pedagogues P. Badura-Skodi , N. Fischer, C. Rosen, J. Havill, N. Starkman, G. Cherni-Stefansky and others. Concerted in many cities of Ukraine, as well as in Switzerland, Great Britain, France, Canada, USA, Poland, Russia, Estonia, Cuba, etc. Participates in many festivals of classical and contemporary music. The first performer of works by Z. Almasha, V. Bibika, V. Gojzyatsky, Y. Ishchenko, I. Karabitsa, V. Polovoy, V. Silvestrov, E. Stankovych, I. Shcherbakov, O. Shchetynsky.

Arthur Nikulin (piano) - graduated from Dneprodzerzhinsk Music College, Lviv National Music Academy named after M. Lysenko, where he studied in class from the outstanding pianist, honored artist of Ukraine Jozef Hermine. He also trained in well-known contemporary pianists: N. Starkman, M. Petukhov, M. Krushelnytska, B. Hettske, T. Diuso, E. Reyes. He actively tours in Ukraine and abroad, played in the best concert halls of Poland, Switzerland, France, Germany, the Netherlands. He performed with well-known chamber and symphony orchestras of Ukraine. Arthur Nikulin is the winner of the First International Young Pianists Competition in the Netherlands (Enschede, 2001, third prize), the International Competition "Art of the 21st Century" (Kyiv-Vorzel, 2002, third prize), the International Competition named after. F. Chopin (Dnipropetrovsk, 2006, first prize), international contest "Musical fireworks in Baden-Württemberg" (Baden-Baden, 2013, Grand Prix), Boris Lyatoshynsky International Contest-Festival of Contemporary Piano Music (Paris , 2014, prize for the best performance of the work of the Ukrainian composer).

Dnepropetrovsk Philharmonic
Valentin Silvestrov
Dnepropetrovsk Philharmonic
Inna Galatenko
Dnepropetrovsk Philharmonic
Oleg Bezborodko
Dnepropetrovsk Philharmonic
Artur Nikulin
Dnepropetrovsk Philharmonic