INSO LVIV - Virtuosos Festival 23 mai 2015
Virtuosos Festival 23 mai 2015
“Classic for Peace”
Symphony 29 A Dur
concert for Marimba and orchestra
Ouverture Don Giovanni
The Academic Symphony Orchestra “INSO-Lviv” was found in 1998 by Myroslav Skoryk, Volodymyr Syvokhip and Hunhard Mattes. Talented young people is 90% of the team, and that is why in the orchestra is the special aura of great creative atmosphere and special ability to listen and to understand each other. For 15 years the orchestra opens to the listeners the unknown pages of Ukrainian music of different times and epochs.
The orchestra is known for its success not only in Lviv but all over the Ukraine and abroad. Rich Ukrainian musical heritage which is little known to foreign listeners, was opened the world due to the multiple annual tourneys in Western Europe (Switzerland, Italy, France, Austria, Poland, Germany, Portugal, Spain). In 2005 the orchestra has great touring in cities of China. Significant block of spiritual programs was embodied in the life the chorus “Gloria” by Honored Artist of Ukraine, Gereral director of Lviv Regional Philharmonic Volodymyr Syvohip.
The Artistic Director of the orchestra is the People’s Artist of Ukraine, The Winner of the National Prize of Taras Shevchenko, The Academician of Ukraine Art Academy, Professor, Ph.D.Myroslav Skoryk.
Each year the orchestra traditionally participates in international music festivals “Virtuosy” and “Contrasty”, that are held in Lviv. The “INSO-Lviv” constantly represents Ukraine at international festivals in Poland.
In September 2010 due to the decision of the Regional Council The orchestra “INSO-Lviv” was attached as a separate concert unit to The Lviv Regional Philharmonic. In October 2011 due to the decision of Culture and Tourism Ministry of the Ukraine and by Decree of Ukrainian President The Youth Symphony Orchestra “INSO-Lviv” was awarded by “academic” status.
During all these years the orchestra has collaborated with such glorious world well known personalities as Lee Hintsao (China), Alexis Soriano (Spain), Peter Falk (Germany), Raymond Janssen (Netherlands), Shunho Moriyama (Japan), George Kugi (Austria), Fahraddin Kerimov (Azeybardzhan-Turkey), Stanislav Velyanyk (Poland), Yuri Bashmet (Russian), Oleg Krysa (USA), Viktor Tretyakov (Russia), Arkady Shilkloper (Germany and Russia), Natalia Kovaleva (Germany), Yasmine Tamara (Switzerland) Franhiz Alizadeh (Azeybardzhan), Dieter Kraus (Germany) and others.
Diximus Andrei Voica
The young vibraphone and marimba player Diximus Andrei Voica started his piano studies at the age of 7 in his home town, Sighișoara. Soon, his attention was captivated by the rich timbre of vibraphone and marimba. At the age of 12 he started percussion studies at Cluj-Napoca High School of Music where he focused more on Jazz and alongside his classical training, he began to quicly draw attention to himself because of his talent for adaptation and improvisation. In 2011 Andrei graduated High School in Timisoara at National College of Arts „Ion Vidu“, where he transferred in 2008. He is currently active in his last year of studies at the University of Music in Timisoara. During this time, the 22-year-old Diximus Andrei Voica has written several compositions for various ensembles. He won numerous prizes in national and international competitions including Adams prize. Andrei was a member of the percussion ensembles “Splash” and “Percutissimo” alongside which he performed many concerts. His first experience as an orchestra soloist was in 2010 when he performed Concerto for marimba and orchestra No.1 by Ney Rosauro, concerts which were held at the “Romanian Athenaeum” and “Banatul” Philharmonic.
He also performed Concerto for vibraphone and orchestra by Ney Rosauro as a soloist with percussion ensemble “Percutissimo” at the “Banatul” Philharmonic. In December 2014 he took part in the “Christmas dreams from Vienna” Netherlands tour as a soloist. The tour came to a grand finale with a concert in the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. This year Andrei started working with the “National Theatre of Timişoara” where he became part of its best-selling show “Maria de Buenos Aires” by Astor Piazzolla. In October 2015 he will perform in a new Netherlands tour organized by Cadenza European Art Productions, alongside a group of percussionists from Romania. Currently Andrei is focused on music composition, his style being heavily influenced by nature, universe and meditative music; his intention as an artist is that of reconnecting people to the nature of the universe.