Chamber choir "Voskresinnia" (Resurrection)
Conductor Volodymyr Rudnitskyi
The chamber Choir "Voskresinnia" (Resurrection) of Ivano-Frankivsk Cathedral of Christ Resurrection was created in the fall of 2009. The conductor of the choir is Volodymyr Rudnytsky who graduated from the Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lysenko and Institute of Arts of Ivano-Frankivsk national University named after Vasyl Stefanyk. The members of the choir are talented young musicians, graduates from higher educational institutions of Ukraine, Philharmonic soloists, teachers and heads of musical institutions in our region.
The main objective of the team is the active promotion and restoration of Ukrainian Sacred Music, the best masterpieces of Dyletsky M., M. Berezovsky, A. Vedel, M. Leontovich, Stetsenko and other priceless treasures of choral culture that were actively banned during the Soviet era and even today we know about them very little.
During the short time of its existence, the choir held a piece of work:
- More than 200 concerts were held in different cities of Ukraine Poland (Warsaw, Krakow, Bialystok, Jaroslaw, Green Mountain, Mendzyzhechov, Slupsk), Lithuania (Vilnius, Kaunas), Italy (Rome).
- Ukrainian Liturgies and individual performances in the Vatican (Basilica. Peter), Bologna (Italy), Vienna (Austria) and Vilnius (Lithuania), Berlin (Germany), Yaroslav, Green Hill, Mendzyzhechovi, Slupsk (Poland) ...
- Participation in international and regional music festivals
- Publication of CDs "Divine Liturgy" (of Ukrainian composers), "Who cherubim" (D. Bortniansky), "Ukrainian Christmas" and "Divine Liturgy" (Mykoia Ieontovych). The fifth CD is in the works.
Chorus "Resurrection" was awarded two international competitions of choral music. "Hajnowka 2012" c. Bialystok (Poland), where it received first prize in the category of professional choirs, and "Varsovia Cantat" 2013 Warsaw (Poland), second prize in the category of mixed choirs.
In the future, the team hopes to have a lot of great achievements on the difficult field of creativity and renewal of sacred music.