Olena Matseliukh – harpsichord

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Olena Matseliukh is the leading Ukrainian organist. She is a soloist of the Lviv Organ and Chamber Music Hall, as well as a soloist of the Lviv and Rivne Philharmonics. She holds her concert tours throughout Ukraine – from Donetsk, Dnipro, Odessa and Berdyansk to Chernivtsi, Vinnytsia, Letychiv, Khmelnytsky, Stryi, Sambir and Mostyska, close to the Polish border. As an organist, she constantly tours in Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, the Czech Republic and Denmark.

In 2017 Olena Matselyukh, one of the best interpreters of J. S. Bach, opened the Bach Festival in Brno (the Czech Republic) and in Wroclaw (Poland). In Poland, due to her talent, Olena Matselyukh is always given a warm welcome by her fans at several other festivals, particularly, in “Music in Old Krakow”.

Approbated in numerous concerts, the long-term and diverse creative work of organist Olena Matseliukh is recorded on her CDs “Benedictus” and “Amazing Grace”, on composer Bohdan Kotyuk’s CD “Reflections” and on the joint CD “Syrinx” with the performer on the Pan Flute, Ihor Matselyukh.

Olena Matseliukh is also known as a scientist. Her research in the domain of organ art is regularly published in Ukrainian and foreign almanacs, musicology scholarly collections and journals. As a doctoral student of the oldest in the Czech Republic Moravian Palacký University in Olomouc, Olena Matselyukh is to present her doctoral dissertation on “The Sacred and profane in the organ creativity of the composers of Ukraine and the Czech Republic”.

Olena Matselyukh is the Artistic Director of the VI and VII International festivals of organ music “Diapazon”, which took place with great public acclaim in the Lviv Organ and Chamber Music Hall in October 2016 and July 2017. In the Lviv Philharmonic, she is the founder and director of the International Summer Festival “Pizzicato e cantabile”, the producer and co-organizer of the International Festivals of Organ Music in Rivne and Chernivtsi – “Musica viva Organum 2018”.

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