Lidiya Futorska — violin

General information

Lidiya Futorska (born in Lviv, 1981) is a famous Ukrainian violinist.

She was educated at the Lviv Specialized Music Boarding School named after S. Krushelnytska (graduated in 1999, class of teacher M. Futorska and professor H. Pavlii) and the Lviv Academy of Music named after M. Lysenko, which she graduated with honour diploma in 2004 (class of Professor H. Pavlii).

She continued her studies in an assistantship with Professor L. Shutko (2004-2007).

2007-2009 – artistic internship at the Warsaw University of Music named after F. Chopin at Professor K.-A. Balls

In 2012, she became a scholarship recipient of the Gaude Polonia program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland. Long-term scholar of the President of Ukraine.

2011-2014 – doctoral student of the Gdańsk Academy of Music named after S. Monyushko (Poland).

Lidiya Futorska is a laureate of international competitions in the Czech Republic (1994), Ukraine (1994, 2002) and Croatia (2009).

She presented music programs in Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Cyprus and Qatar.

She collaborated with most of the symphonic and chamber ensembles of Ukraine, the orchestras of Lviv, Uzhhorod, Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Khmelnytskyi, Rivne, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, Crimea.

Repeated participant of international festivals: “Kyiv Music Fest” (Kyiv); “Virtuosos”, “Contrasts”, “Early Music Festival” (Lviv); “Kharkiv contemporary” (Kharkiv); “Bach-fest”, “Organum” (Sumi); “Khmelnytskyi Camera Fest” (Khmelnytskyi); “Kubinska hubna jesen” (Dolny Kubin, Slovakia); “Brunoever” (Lublin, Poland); “Poesifestival” (Stockholm, Sweden); “Days of Lviv in Kraków” and others.

She is often the first performer of works by contemporary composers. Made several recordings on CD, in particular, with music by K. Shymanovskyi and B. Liatoshinskyi.

Since 2012, he has been performing in a duet with bayanist Serhiy Khorovets (the aim of the performances is to promote Ukrainian classical music). The most original performance of the creative duo was a concert at the Guido mine museum in Zabrze (Poland) at a depth of 320 meters underground.