Spotlight Artists Management to Feature Contemporary Composers in ‘Ukrainian Anthology’ Concert

By Logan Martell

On September 9, 2022, Spotlight Artists Management will present “Ukrainian Anthology,
a concert of works of contemporary classical works.

Held at St. John’s in The Village, the program will be comprised of work by contemporary Ukrainian composers, such as Mykola Lysenko, Mikhailo Zherbin, Andy Didorenko, Valentin Silvestrov, Artem Lyakhovich, Vyacheslav Samofalov, Olena Protopopova, Vladimir Ptushkin, Lilia Bgeeva, and Alexander Rodin.

The artists for the evening are sopranos Zoya Gramagin and Elizaveta Kozlova, mezzo Galina Ivannikova, pianists Alexander Chaplinsky and Yuliya Basis, as well as violinist Andy Didorenko.

“We make this concert free for the public – we want more people to be able to hear the beautiful music from Ukraine, rarely performed on stage in the USA,” SAM co-founder Natalie Burlutskaya said in an official press statement. “We are honored to perform the music by living composers, including several American premiers.”