Founded in 2016 in Lviv, Collegium Musicum NGO aims to promote musical and poetic art, involving the audience in co-creation, catering to and protecting the social, economic, creative, spiritual, and other common interests of its members. Collegium Musicum has organized concerts, festivals, workshops, lectures, and media projects. From the time of its foundation to today, the resume of the organization includes more than 2,000 concert projects.
Since 2019, the organization has been implementing a strategic project for the promotion of Ukrainian classical music, Ukrainian Live Classic. It is an ongoing multimedia project about Ukrainian classical music that includes a free mobile app with over 300 albums available for free listening; the biggest database of Ukrainian sheet music; a large YouTube channel; and a website with extensive information on Ukrainian classical music from the 17th century to the present.
Since 2020, Collegium Musicum has joined the restoration of the historical Galician Music Society.
We collaborated with international classical music festivals Virtuosos (2017), Odesa Classics (2017), Lviv Mozart (2018, 2019), Lviv Organ Festival (2018–2020), Night in Lviv festival (2016–2019), PogranCult: Galicia Cult (Kharkiv, 2016), Kropyvnytskyi National Festival (2017), and others.
Collegium Musicum initiated a string of festivals and other projects: Bach Music Days, Lviv Hindemith Fest (2016), Ludkevych Fest (2017, 2019), Barvinskyi Fest (2018), “Lviv Organ Residence” educational project (2018, 2019), International Composers Competition (2016), “Pinsel. Ukrainian Live in Hodovytsya” art performance (2019), all-Ukrainian tour “Ukrainian Live Tour. Return of the Ukrainian Classic” (2019).
Funded by the Stabilisation Fund for Culture and Education of the German Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut. goethe.de
Project team: Les Vynogradov, Albert Saprykin, Mariia Tytova, Polina Horodyska, Daria Vdovina, Dmytro Babenko, Olha Sauh