International Musical Festival Contrasts (Міжнародний фестиваль сучасної музики «Контрасти»)

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Country and Region UkraineL'viv oblast
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival L'viv, L'viv oblast, Ukraine
Festival Contact Information

Composers’ Union of Ukraine, Lviv branch
Tchaikovsky St. 7
Lviv-centre, 79000
Phone/fax: (380) 322-72-58-47
Phone: (380) 322-74-23-49

Festival Description

An annual event established in 1994, the INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL CONTRASTS was launched in 1995. The Festival is organized by the National Composers' Union of Ukraine, Lviv Branch, and the Centre for International Cultural Initiatives, Lviv, in cooperation with Lviv Philharmonic Society and M.Lysenko State Music Academy. Lviv regional administration, embassies of foreign countries, various cultural foundations are supporting the Festival Contrasts. The concept of the Festival is based on the aspiration for representing the contemporary Ukrainian music in the context of world culture. The programme includes compositions by several generations of Ukrainian composers. The music of Eastern and Central Europe is the focus of attention. An important part of the Festival's programme includes the classical marterpieces of 20 century. Each year many compositions are premiered (either in Ukraine or worldwide) at the concerts of the Festival.

Festival Dates September 24 - October 9, 2010
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