The Art Club «Faces» with the composer Alla Zahaikevych

20 April 2016, 13:15

The Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation invites to the Art Club «Faces» meeting with the composer, author of international electronic music projects Alla Zahaikevych.

The event will be held on Wednesday, 27 April at 19:00 at the Art Space «Kontrapunkt», Illinska street, 16.

During the meeting Alla Zahaikevych will tell about creativeness, share her views on the development of modern Ukrainian music and tell about the development of her own projects, that were presented at international festivals.

During the meeting such composer`s works will be performed:

Punctum Reditum for clarinet, violin, piano and electronics. Video - Waldemart Klyuzko. Poems of Bertolt Brecht and Sergei Zhadan (2016) will be used in the work.

«Seasons on the Maidan», video - Oksana Plysyuk, Yurii Andrukhovych` poems performed by the author (2003) will be used in the work.

«Escape» from the cyclus «Escape Breathу Keep Silent» for piano and electronics (2003).

Alla Zahaikevych`music will be performed by the ensemble «Sed Contra» (Ukraine).

Participation is free.

Registration for the event is required at following link:

For your information:

Alla Zahaikevych is a composer who combines work in academic concert genres (symphonic, chamber, electroacoustic music, chamber opera) participation in multidisciplinary projects (audio-visual installations, performances, music for films).

She studied at the Kiev Conservatory and the Paris institute IRCAM at the Centre Pompidou. In 1986-1998 she was a member of the folk «DREVO».

Since the mid-90s she has been actively promoted academic electronic music in Ukraine and worked with musicians of experimental electronic music (Nexsound, KVITNU).

Since 1997 she has been taught electroacoustic composition at the National Music Academy of Ukraine, she is the curator of international projects of electronic music, «Electroacoustic» (2003), «EM-Vision» (2005), head of the Association of Electroacoustic Music of Ukraine in the international confederation CIME/ICEM. She plays as part of the international project Electroacoustic's Ensemble (theremin, electronics).

Alla Zahaikevych involved in many international projects and festivals of contemporary music in Ukraine, France, Sweden, Japan, China, Russia, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, USA, Canada, Germany and Poland.

She is the winner of the international competition of electroacoustic music Musica Nova in Prague (2011).

The Art Club «Faces» is The Arseniy Yatsenyuk Open Ukraine Foundation project for communication and exchange of experience of Ukrainian and foreign writers, musicians, artists, designers, filmmakers, photographers and other cultural representatives. Every month literature readings, artistic meetings, workshops, film screenings, musical evenings and exhibitions are held.