A sonic journey across the landscape of contemporary Ukrainian poetry, inspired by the writing of Oleh Lysheha, Iryna Starovoyt, Hryhoriy Chubai, Serhiy Zhadan, Marianna Kijanowska, Juri Izdryk, Halyna Kruk, Liubov Iakymchuk, Yurii Andrukhovych and others, the program explores the relationship between music and language in the current literary renaissance, in new settings for voice and citera.
Sunday / 03.04.2016 / 8 p.m.
LVIV CLUB UNDER KLEPSYDRA / Klub Proza, Przejście Garncarskie 2, Wrocław
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Olesya Zdorovetska is a Dublin-based performer and composer originally from Kyiv, Ukraine.
She studied music from a very early age, graduating from The Glier Academy of Music with First Class Honours in 2008.
Olesya’s recent career highlights include awards from the Arts Council of England / PRS / MSBF for the production of 'Arvoles' with the Sefiroth Ensemble, a DEIS award for 'Ceol na n-Uisci' with The Water Project and Iarla ó Lionáird, an IMA award with Dislocados for best ensemble, a performance at GAIA Switzerland as a soloist with Yurodny and an Asylum Arts award for ‘In the footsteps of Deborah Vogel’ project.
Her other projects include ‘Subconscious Songs from Ukraine’, exploring traditional music, 'Before Speech' songs without words in search of a musical proto-language, 'Undefined Pleasure', discovering the physicality of the instrument through the body of the performer, ‘Poesias Espanolas’, an investigation of Spanish poetry and 'The Docks' a sonic response to social and political life.
Throughout a wide range of other collaborations Olesya frequently performs contemporary classical, jazz and improvised music.
Her current artistic practice also includes scores and sound design for film, theatre and contemporary dance.