• Brahms and not only…

    In the period of September 5-11, 2017 INSO-Lviv orchestra of Lviv Philharmonic Society took part in the 24th International Johannes Brahms Competition in Poertschach am Woerthersee (Austria), located in the area widely known not only for its magnificent landscapes with the well-deserved title of “Austrian Riviera” but also for the fact that once it was chosen as a summer holidays destination by the famous composers such as Johannes Brahms, Gustav Mahler, Alban Berg. The “Poertschach period” is considered to be …

  • EMILSSON, KOMONKO & LVIV SYMPHONY IN THE LVIV PHILHARMONIC!

    On September 8, Lviv Philharmonic presents Emilsson, Komonko & Lviv Symphonic! The famous guest, Gudni Emilsson is the Icelandic conductor who has collaborated with over 20 orchestras in Europe and has toured 40 countries. The Lviv violinist Marko Komonko, who is the soloist in the concert, noted that this is his first performance under Emilsson's conductorship. «Of course, it's interesting to play with a new conductor – it's another look», said the experienced violinist, who studied in London, worked as …

  • INSO-Lviv в Австрії!

    We are proud to inform you that this autumn’s International Johannes Brahms Competition at Pörtschach, Austria, which takes place from September 2nd until September 10th , welcomes International Symphony Orchestra «INSO-Lviv» as their orchestra-in residence. Pörtschach is a beautiful summer resort on the blue lake Wörther See and is the site of an annual Johannes Brahms Competition for already 24 years. Each year, hundreds of pianists, string players and singers from over forty nations come to Pörtschach to perform and …

  • INSO-Lviv at the LvivMozArt

    At the end of August the renowned artists, choirs and orchestras from all over the Europe gathered at the crossroads to Eastern and Western music cultures- in Lviv to celebrate LvivMozArt. This international festival of classical music discovers cultural legacy of Franz Xaver Mozart – the youngest Mozart’s child who stood at the heart of nineteenth century Galicia’s culture. INSO-Lviv was the orchestra-in-residence for the Festival and offered a broad artistic program from Mozart’s Requiem to modern symphony music using …

  • STEFAN SHKAFAROWSKY AT THE LVIV PHILHARMONIC

    On August 23 at 19:00, Lviv Philharmonic presents the concert of Stefan Shkafarowsky, the well-known American soloist of Ukrainian origin. His deep bass voice is heard at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and, sometimes, – in the church choir or at the events organized by the Ukrainian diaspora. A native of New York, a graduate of the American Opera Center at Julliard and the Westchester Conservatory of Music, Mr. Szkafarowsky with his powerful voice …

  • STARS IN THE PHILHARMONIC ON AUGUST 9 AND 10

    The summer in the Lviv Philharmonic is traditionally filled with no less concerts than the season that begins in the autumn. In particular, on August 9 and 10, on the Philharmonic stage perform stars under the baton of the famous American conductor and pianist Benjamin Loeb. He is an experienced musician who toured different countries, performed world premieres and collaborated with orchestras in the USA, China, Uruguay and Argentina. Under the conductorship of American guest perform his colleagues. Jung Lin …

  • XVII INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ORGAN AND CHAMBER MUSIC

    On June 16, in the Polish town Leżajsk opens the XVII International Festival of Organ and Chamber Music. The program features bands and soloists from Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Moldova, Russia and Lithuania. The festival will last until July 31. On June 16 the Opening Concert took place in the ancient Leżajsk Basilica, founded in the XVI century. The evening featured organ and chamber music. The famous organist Adam Tanski started the concert with his recital. He played the ancient …

  • IV INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "MUSIC IN OLD LVIV AND KRAKOW"

    From 13 to 29 August for the fourth time Lviv hosts international festival "Music in Old Lviv and Krakow". The idea of the festival appeared in 2014, the year when Lviv Virtuosos Academic Chamber Orchestra celebrated its 20th anniversary. Serhiy Burko, People's Artist of Ukraine, together with his Polish partner, the director of the Polish festival "Music in Old Krakow" Stanislaw Galonski brought this idea to life. The peculiarity of the festival is that concerts are held simultaneously in churches, …

  • ON JULY 2 ORGAN AND CHAMBER MUSIC MASTERPIECES IN LVIV

    Welcome to Organ and Chamber Music Masterpieces that features the well-known organist Olena Matseliukh, the pianist Melaniia Makarevych and the Lviv Virtuosos Academic Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Taras Verhun. There will be a great duet of two so similar, but, at the same time, so different instruments – organ and piano. The concert program features music of different epochs and different countries: from Baroque Handel to the contemporary Ukrainian composer Arsen Buchynskyi. You will enjoy Organ Concerto in …

  • ІІ «PIZZICATO E CANTABILE» SUMMER SEASON FESTIVAL

    From July 18 to August 11, Lviv Philharmonic hosts the II «Pizzicato e Cantabile» Summer Season Festival. You can enjoy evenings of different eras music and bright performers who visit Lviv these days. The festival starts on July 18 at 19:00 with the concert Benedictus - Blessed featuring the well-known Lviv organist Olena Matseliukh. On July 21, Philharmonic holds Dulcimer Obsession, the project of Taras Baran, with the participation of the Tsymbaly Players Ensemble which will present Ukrainian and European …

  • THE FIRST MARATHON IN MEMORY OF VASYL SLIPAK

    On July 1, in Lviv finished the first marathon in memory of Vasyl Slipak. To pay tribute to the Ukrainian opera singer, who conquered the French stage, we decided with music and word. Together with the rich music program in the marathon was presented the film «Myth» and was held the round table dedicated to Vasyl Slipak. The final day of W Live ended with a grand opera evening featuring over ten soloists from Ukraine, Poland and France. Lviv Philharmonic …

  • CLOSING SEASON ON JULY 6

    On July 6 Lviv Philharmonic holds the Season Concert Closing. The final concert starts at 19:00 in the S. Lyudkevych concert hall. The evening features music by Felix Mendelssohn, Ihor Stravinskyi and Leonard Bernstein. The last concert before the summer «intermission» has diverse and vivid concert program. You can enjoy A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture by the German classical composer Felix Mendelssohn, and Ballet Suite «Pulcinella» by Ihor Stravinskyi. The highlight of the evening will be an exciting journey to …