Benefit Concert for Ukraine.
The National Chamber Ensemble "Kyiv Soloists", together with guest from
Iceland will perform on Tuesday 5 July 2022 at 19:30 in Eldborg, Harpa's main
C.M. von Weber, Clarinet Concerto no. 1,
Soloist Selvadore Rähni
C.M. von Weber, Piano Concerto no. 1,
Soloist Oliver Rähni
Kyiv Soloists, conducted by Erki Pehk, perform Ukrainian music
M. Berezovsky: Symphony in C-major
A. Shymko: Dreams of an old forest for strings (2004-2005)
P. Kacha: Ukrainian folk song, arr. Viktor Rekalo
V. Silvestrov: Silent music for strings
The orchestra is composed of renowned musicians from Ukraine who are
winners of national and international music competitions.
At the beginning of 2022, the orchestra went on a European concert tour and
while in Italy, received news of the invasion of Russian troops into Ukraine.
Everything changed and it was no longer possible for them to return home to
Ukraine. In cooperation with leading European concert organizations, the Kyiv
Soloists concert tour was extended indefinitely. We play for peace in Ukraine!, say the Kyiv Soloists.
Kyiv Soloists are in Iceland for the Midnight Sun Music Festival, which is
organized by the Bolungarvík´s Music School and the town of Bolungarvík in the