• Sun, Apr 17, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Ukrainian Culture Center

    4315 Melrose Avenue
    Los Angeles, California 90029
Ticket Price $10.00-$50.00 This event is now over

As the war rages in Ukraine, Ukrainian Culture Center (, Ukrainian Art Center (, conductor Dr. Maxim Kuzin (, and violinist Dr. Myroslava Khomik ( together with Ukrainian artists in LA and a team of professionals, are inviting you to join them in the upcoming concert-fundraiser to support Ukraine in the fight for freedom and independence. The concert will feature LA musicians and creatives who are passionate about the cause and will include a variety of orchestral and chamber works by Ukrainian composers among other traditional repertoire. 

The concert program of the All-Volunteer Professional Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ukrainian-American conductor Maxim-Kuzin and led by an American-Ukrainian violinist Myroslava Khomik will feature classical and popular music mainly by Ukrainian composers. The music the Orchestra will perform includes Mykola Lysenko's epic Overture to opera Taras Bulba, Myroslav Skoryk's staple Melody, Plyve kacha (The duckling swims) - a Ukrainian folk song that became very popular since the protests at Kyiv's Maidan Square in 2013-2014, music by Ukrainian classical composer of Mozart's time Maksym Berezovsky, as well as full orchestra versions of popular Ukrainian songs Chervona Ruta (Red rue), Ya Pidu v Daleki Hory (I will go to the far mountains), Kyive Miy (My Kyiv) among other orchestral music. Myroslava Khomik, an American-Ukrainian violinist, will play solos with the orchestra. A special treat will be a performance of a duo of Los Angeles Philharmonic's principals, flutist Denis Bouriakov and bassoonist Whitney Crockett, who will perform an "Aria" from Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos's Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6. 

The fundraising concert is part of the arts initiative event that will also present a two-day exhibit and a silent auction of artworks by LA-based professional artists Julia Gasio, Lado Goudjabidze, Marlene Greenberg, Victor Makohonenko, Juri Koll, Nik Le Skela, Yuriy Viktiuk organized by Victor Makohonenko. All musicians and artists are donating their time and skills, and 100% of the collected donations will go to support people in Ukraine.

Date & Time

Sun, Apr 17, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Venue Details

Ukrainian Culture Center

4315 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029 Ukrainian Culture Center
Ukrainian Art Center

The Ukrainian Culture Center of Los Angeles (UCC) is dedicated to the promotion, preservation and development of Ukrainian culture, language and traditions. It serves as the center for the Ukrainian-American community in Southern California. By hosting art exhibits, concerts, film screenings, symposia and other cultural events showcasing the rich Ukrainian culture and history, it serves to foster, encourage and promote civic, social, cultural and educational interests of this vibrant community.

The Ukrainian Culture Center was incorporated in 1944 as a non-profit cultural organization, uniting persons of Ukrainian descent and their community organizations.

UCC supports institutions such as Ridna Shkola (Ukrainian Saturday School), Chervona Kalyna Dance Ensemble, the Ukrainian Art School, California Association to Aid Ukraine, Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and other community groups.

Through many memorable events, concerts of Ukrainian artists and colorful exhibitions, UCC showcases the rich Ukrainian culture, celebrates diversity, and strives to keep Ukrainian traditions alive.

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