Antonii Baryshevskyi played the works of Ukrainian composers of the 1920s at the Albertinum, Dresden

The famous Ukrainian pianist Antonii Baryshevskyi played Ukrainian academic music of the 1920s in the atrium of Dresden’s Albertinum on May 27, 2023. The concert was part of the interdisciplinary accompanying program of the Ukrainian Institute in the framework of the exhibition “Kaleidoscope of History(s). Ukrainian Art 1912-2023.”

Photos: David Pinzer

In the evening the selected works of the Ukrainian composers of the 1920s were played in front of the full hall:

Borys Lyatoshynskyi “Mourning prelude” (1920).

Viktor Kosenko “Poem-legend #1 Op. 12” (1921)

Levko Revutskyi “Song op.17” (1929)

Sergiy Bortkiewich “Falstaff” from “Etudes Opus 29” (1924)

Vsevolod Zaderatsky “Book of miniatures” (1929)

Mykola Roslavets “5 preludes” (1919-22)

Borys Lyatoshynskyi “Reflections” op.16 (1925)

Lyubov Morozova, project manager of the “Classical Music” Department at the Ukrainian Institute and musicologist, gave a short historical introduction before the concert. The lecture told about the lives of the composers whose works were played in the evening.

Antonii Baryshevskyi is a Ukrainian pianist and winner of the first prize at some of the most prestigious international piano competitions such as the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, “Premio Jaen” and the F. Busoni International Piano Competition. Baryshevskyi gives master classes in Ukraine and abroad, is a visiting professor at the Davidsbündler Music Academy in The Hague and a regular member of the International Summer Academy of Music in Ochsenhausen.

Partner organizations

The accompanying program was sponsored by the Ernst von Siemens Foundation, the Dresden State Art Collection and the Goethe-Institut.