General Director of the Khmelnytsky Regional Philharmonic and Candidate of Art History and Associate Professor
He was born on May 3 in 1981 in the village Trofanivka in Sniatyn district of Ivano-Frankivsk region.
Oleksandr Dragan studied at the Lviv National Music Academy named after M. Lysenko at Department of Opera and Symphony Conducting and also in the graduate school of the Academy under Professor Yuriy Lutsiv from 2005 to 2009.
Oleksandr Dragan was the artistic director and chief conductor of the Khmelnytsky Regional Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra from 2008 to 2009.
He is General Director of the Khmelnytsky Regional Philharmonic from 2009 to present.
He performed at prestigious art festivals as a conductor of chamber and symphony orchestras in Ukraine such as “Kyiv Musicfest” in Kyiv, “Contrasts” in Lviv, “Two Days and Two Nights” in Odessa. Abroad festivals were in Poland, Lithuania, Switzerland , Germany, Austria.
He is the founder and inspirer of the prestigious art forum “Khmelnytsky ChamberFest”, the competition of young performers “ProArt” and a number of other art events.
Operas and operettas “Nazar Stodolya”, “Bogdan Khmelnytsky” by K. Dankevych, “Hutsulka Ksenia” by J. Barnych were staged by Oleksandr Dragan`s initiative and for the first time since Ukraine independence and also were performed a number of other productions at the Khmelnytsky Regional Philharmonic.