Municipal Chamber Choir “Galician bells”

Municipal Chamber Choir “Galician bells”

The Galician Peredzvoni Municipal Chamber Choir was founded in August 1991. In 2000, for the high professionalism and active work of the choir, it was granted the status of “municipal”.

The members of the choir are teachers of Prykarpattia National University. V. Stefanyk, State Music School, secondary school teachers, students. The choir consists of male and female vocal ensembles.

The ensemble’s repertoire includes works by Ukrainian and foreign classical composers, modern music, spiritual works, Ukrainian folk songs, songs of the peoples of the world. The choir’s repertoire includes about 150 works. Due to the high level of skill, unique repertoire, especially interesting performance of some works, the chamber choir has gained recognition both within Ukraine and abroad.

Choir – laureate and graduate of Ukrainian and international competitions: Poland (Chelm, 1994, 1997, 2007), Slovakia (Snina, 1995, Trnava, 1999), Great Britain (Llangollen, 1997); Laureate of the International Choral Art Competition named after Lesya Ukrainka (Lutsk, 1994, 1996, 2006), III, IV, V and VII of the All-Ukrainian competition named after D. Sichynsky (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009), I Regional competition of choirs named after Eugene Kozak (Drohobych, 2007), winner of the Second International Choral Competition named after Pavel Muravsky (Dmitrashkivka, 2011), winner of the XIII All-Ukrainian Choral Competition named after M. Leontovych (Kyiv, 2018).

– “Galician Bells” – participant of the International Festival of Spiritual Song of the Byzantine Rite in Ko?ice (Slovakia, 1999), the International Music Festival “Music without Borders” in Balasadjarmat (Hungary, 2000), the XV International Festival of Choral Art in Valletta (Malta, 2003), IV International Choral Festival “East-West-Convergence” in Radomsko (Poland, 2008), XVIII International Festival of Slavic Culture “Cultural Bridges of the Baltic States” (Estonia, 2010), participant in the Days of Culture of Ukraine in Yerevan and Spitak (Republic of Armenia, 2012), III International Festival of Orchestras and Choirs “Schengen Meridian” (Slovakia, 2011), International Festival “Peredzvin” (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008), the 1st Regional Festival of Choral Music “On the Waves of Stryi” (2006), the All-Ukrainian Choral Festival “Singing Cathedral” (Donetsk, 2007), and the International Festival of Choral Music “Lviv Meetings” (Lviv, 2008), the 12th Choral Music Festival. Festival “Golden-Domed Kyiv” (Kyiv, 2008), regional Frank Youth Opera Fest (2010), VII and VIII Galician Choral Academy Festival, III, V and VI Christmas Festival “Kolyada na Maizlyakh” (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2012, 2014 , 2015), Regional Choir Festival “Praise the Lord from Heaven!” (Drohobych, 2013), “Easter festivals on Maizli” (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2013), IX International festival of spiritual singing Kremenets choral evenings “Ave Maria” (Kremenets, Ternopil region, 2014), patriotic song festival “Carpathians sing your glory, Ukraine” (Yaremche, 2015), International Festival “Carpathian Space” (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2016-2019), Easter Choir Festival “Cathedral Bells” (Ivano-Frankivsk, 2019), Festival Dziedzictva Kresow (Lubacz?w, Poland, 2019), XVI International Festival of Old Church Slavonic Song “Boh je laska” (Vranov nad Topl?w, Slovakia, 2019) and many others.

In October 2015, the municipal chamber choir “Galytsky peredzvony” became the winner of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Prize named after D. Sichinsky in the field of music.

Artistic director and conductor – Igor Demyanets

Ihor Demyanets

Choirmaster – Yaroslav Tkachuk

Concertmaster – Vladislav Pirus

Choir repertoir