Concerts in memory of the composer Myroslav Skoryk were held in Paris and Lviv


On July 13, 2022, one of the most famous Ukrainian composers in the world, Myroslav Skoryk, would have turned 84 years old. A musical tribute to the memory of the legendary composer was held at the Lviv National Philharmonic, which has been named after him since 2020. And the next day, on July 14, Skoryk’s famous “Melody” sounded in Paris on the occasion of Bastille Day.

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On July 14, the famous “Melody” by Myroslav Skoryk was performed in Paris. Accompanied by the National Orchestra of France, it was performed by the famous cellist, laureate of the Order of the Legion of Honor, Gautier Capuson.

The melody, perceived as a musical symbol of Ukraine, sounded from the stage set up at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. This concert became a symbol of support and solidarity of the French people to Ukraine and its defenders. At the end of the concert, the Eiffel Tower was illuminated with the colors of the Ukrainian flag. The audience listening to Skoryk’s music reached about three million people thanks to the online broadcast.

As well this year Gauthier Capuson visited the Lviv National Philharmonic.