LvivMozArt 2019 - Festival of Classical Music in Lviv!

August 3 -11, 2019

On August 3, 2019, the third season of the LvivMozArt International Festival of Classical Music will start in Lviv. This year's LvivMozArt will last for 9 days, from August 3 to August 11, and will include many hours of classical music and Mozart's music, emotions and inspiration, 9 locations on the musical map of the city, and more than two dozen bright musical events for adults and children.

The concert venues will include the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet, the Lviv National Philharmonic, the Tram Depot (junction between Vitovskoho St., Heroiv Maidanu St., and Sakharova St.), the Lviv Organ Hall, the Lviv Town Hall courtyard, the Dominican Cathedral, Potocki Palace, square near the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and square near the synagogue in the town of Brody (Lviv region).

LvivMozArt participants will include world-famous musicians from the USA, Lithuania, Germany, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Thailand, South Africa, France, Poland, Austria, and Ukraine

Music and literature will be the theme of this year's LvivMozArt 2019 festival. Therefore, from the first day, namely from August 03, a scientific symposium "Musical and literary salon "Literary Impressions in Music: Mozart and the Future" will be held at the Potocki Palace. According to the program, scholars from Germany, Austria, Poland, and Ukraine will give speeches at this symposium.

At the festival, you will be able to see unique performances and concert programs, in particular: "The Mirror" one-woman show by a circus actress Mélissa Von Vépy, "Sections" - presentation of the program by Abraham Brody, klezmer music concert (traditional music of Jews from the Eastern Europe) "Feidman and Gershwin Quartet", recital by Liubomyr Melnyk, etc.

At the "The First Violin" chamber concert which will be held at the Lviv National Philharmonic you can enjoy the works by Gabriel Fauré, Francis Poulenc, Sergei Prokofiev, Claude Debussy, and Pablo de Sarasate, which will be performed by young Ukrainian violinists that are participants of prestigious international contests.

On August 5, "IYOV" - Opera-requiem for prepared grand piano, percussion, cello, and soloists will be held at the Tram Depot. It was a real discovery and is a leader on the list of 10 best modern operas in the world! The opera is based on the book of Job from the Old Testament with the use of sacred Latin texts. This is a combination of opera, requiem, and oratorio. This masterpiece was created by a world-famous Ukrainian director Vlad Troitskyi.

On August 6, we invite you to visit the Lviv Organ Hall (8, Stepana Bandery St.) and to enjoy "Sokolov and Friends" chamber concert. This is a special program from the world-famous virtuoso violinist Valeriy Sokolov and the ensemble of the best Ukrainian instrumentalists, who will perform works by Shostakovich and Erwin Schulhoff.

This year, the world celebrates the 300th anniversary of Leopold Mozart, the father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and grandfather of festival's patron Franz Xaver. Thus, the paths of Mozart generations will cross at the "Mozart - the Link of Generations" concert, which will be held on August 06 at the the Potocki Palace (15, Kopernyka St.).

Piano concert "2+2", which will feature a piano duet, will become a lyrical peculiarity of the LvivMozArt festival. Winners of prestigious contests Katerina Titova (Ukraine – Germany) and Edgar Virsocki (Belarus-Germany) will perform works by Grieg, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, and Piazzolla.

On August 10 and 11, join Mozart on his fun journey to Prague. "Mozart's Journey to Prague" is an interactive children's concert. Children will be able to listen to their favorite melodies, perform funny tasks, and learn interesting things about Mozart's life. The concert will be held at the Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet at 15 and 11 o'clock. You can find more information about the program on the festival website www.lvivmozart.com

And you can always recall the impressions and savor bright memories at the Taurus Hotel. We offer you comfortable rooms, exquisite dinners at the Panorama Lounge Bar, where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the "High Castle" park and St. George Cathedral; delicious dishes at the Taurus restaurant, which will be a real gourmet delight; as well as SPA treatments and rest at the swimming pool, saunas, and jacuzzi. Taurus hotel will do everything to make sure that you have even more pleasant impressions from a visit to our city!

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