Oksana Lyniv conducted the premiere of Bohdan Sehin’s Fantasie Galiciana at the Beethovenfest in Bonn. An orchestra of young German and Ukrainian musicians performed the piece commissioned by Deutsche Welle.
Ukraine's newly founded youth orchestra is to perform at Germany's Beethovenfest this week. Its conductor, Oksana Lyniv, tells DW why music and cultural exchange are more important than ever in her country.
Commissioned by DW, the young star composer Bohdan Sehin composed a work for the Beethovenfest that revisits the rich folklore of Galicia, the historical region surrounding Lviv.
Two concerts in Bonn and Berlin mark the end of this year's German-Ukrainian musical campus, a joint project by Deutsche Welle and Beethovenfest. But the initiative offered more than just beautiful music.
Be prepared for a highly unusual concert experience in this audio stream. A freshly-founded Ukrainian youth orchestra joins German colleagues to play music from both countries.
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