Youth choir Svitych of the Nizhyn Gogol State University

The youth choir Svitych of the Gogol State University at Nizhyn (Ukraine) was organized in 1993. The choir members are students of different university departments, young university teachers, schools teachers of the city. The name of the choir – Svitych – is symbolic: it embodies a creative programme of the group as an exponent of the idea of national musical education reflected in the Ukrainian word Svitych meaning a huge candle, a torch, a celestial body as well as Man who stands up for truth, freedom, education. The choir’s aim is the formation of spiritual and national self-awareness of young people in an independent Ukrainian state. Choir leaders and conductors – Meriteds Artists of Ukraine, professors of the Department of Vocal and Choral Art of the Nizhyn Gogol State University Lyudmyla Shumska (a graduate of the Conductor Department at the National Chaikovsky Musical Academy of Ukraine) and Lyudmyla Kostenko (a graduate of the Department of Choir Conductors at Lysenko National Conservatoire of L’viv)Concertmaster – Halyna Bryuzgina Concertmaster – professor Mykola ShumskyiArtistic Merits The youth choir Svitych is a winner of the National Ukrainian Choral Contest in 1997, 2011, 2013, 2020; the gold medal winner of the First International Choral Olympiad Linz – 2000; a prize-winner of international contests and festivals in Austria (2000), Belarus (1995, 2008), Greece (2011, 2017), Italy (1998, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016), Germany (1999, 2001, 2007), Poland (1998, 2003, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020), Serbia (2006), Turkey (2005, 2020), Hungary (1995, 1996), France (2009, 2013, 2014, 2018). The choir also boasts recordings of choral music for the National Radio Company of Ukraine (1995, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020), participation in Ukrainian national festivals, scientific conferences, state concerts, presentations of Chernigiv region on Kyiv stage, as well as in Ukrainian national contest of young vocalists, conductors and instrumentalists (annually since 2002).
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Сезон: 27 Season

Место: 1st place

Страна: Ukraine

Возраст: mixed age category

Город: Nizhyn