During the evening, various artists from both Ukraine and Sweden perform Ukrainian music, songs and poems. You will hear sorrow and joy, despair and hope, hatred and love in the music – and everything comes from our hearts.
Concert hosts: Olexandra Tershak Gustavsson, Dmytro Romanchenko
Natalia Troinich: Ukraine; poems
Natalia is from Ukraine. She has lived in Gothenburg for four years and works as a programmer. When she was a student, she started writing poems because she realised that it is through poems that you can cry out your pain. Today she performs with her tried and tested weapon - words.
1. Dream, do not betray. (Lesya Ukrainka)
2. Om jag glömmer er. (Masha Khasin)
Olesia Pupina: Ukraine; piano
Pianist, winner of international prizes; member of the Council of Young Researchers at Kharkiv University, named after I.P. Kotlyarevsky; lecturer at the Department of Chamber Ensemble at Kharkiv University, named after I.P. Kotlyarevsky; Bachelor of Art History, certified by the European Suzuki Association; Piano teacher; Author of 11 scientific articles.
1. Melodi (Myroslav Skoryk)
2. Partita #5 (Myroslav Skoryk)
3. Sublim och jordisk (M.V. Ptusjkin)
Hedviq Olsson and Jakob Mwanga: Sweden; electric guitar, electric bass and vocals
Jakob started playing the bass when he was 20 years old and that's where his interest in music was sparked. Since then he has played in various bands and studied music further, and is currently studying to become a music teacher at the Academy of Music and Drama.
Hedvig has been playing music since she was a child. She has played in many different band constellations and released her own music. Hedvig has a degree in Music and Sound Production from the Academy of Music and Drama and is currently studying to become a teacher in sound production.
1. Åh, på ängen röd viburnum (folk music)
2. Bohuslänska valsen – Bockeluras (folk music)
3. Sverige (Music: Jocke Berg)
Olena Kazakova: Ukraine; vocals
Singer from north-eastern Ukraine, Sumy. Her repertoire includes both original songs and songs by famous Ukrainian artists. Winner of Ukrainian art festivals and competitions. The premiere of the new song "Älskade fosterland" (Beloved Motherland) dedicated to the free Ukraine will take place at this concert.
1. Brunn (Lyrics and music: Oleksandr Klymenko)
2. Två färger (Lyrics: Dmitro Pavlychko, music: Oleksandr Bilash)
3. Älskade fosterland (Lyrics and music: Oleksandr Klymenko)
Natalia Troinich: Ukraine; poems
1. Vingar. (Lina Kostenko)
2. Det åskar. (Ivan Franko)
Elin Buxfeldt, Linnea Lindqvist, Klara Ahlersten: Sweden; vocals
Elin Buxfeldt, Linnea Lindqvist and Klara Ahlersten are three vocalists from the world music programme at the Academy of Music and Drama who sing traditional Swedish music.
1. Den blomstertid nu kommer (Arrangement and parts of the text: Ingrid Brännström, music from Gammalsvenskby in Ukraine)
"Forks and Pots" SwedenSandro Legan, drums and Alexandros Koutsogiannis, saxophone/clarinet
Sandro Legan is a drummer in his final year of the master's programme in improvisation at the Academy of Music and Drama. Alexandros Koutsogiannis is a saxophonist in his first year of the bachelor programme in improvisation at the Academy of Music and Drama. Together they explore this duo set with the aim of finding meaning in simple musical means through improvisation and composition with interaction at the centre. The music is inspired by everything from jazz to folk music and "Forks and Pots" has a playful, dynamic and atmospheric sound.
1. Kikis Lullaby (Alexandros Koutsogiannis)
2. Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman)
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NOTE! Program changes may occur