Photos & Reviews

Kyiv Chamber Choir on North American concert tour
May 26, 2019

Written by Yaro Bihun WASHINGTON – The Kyiv Chamber Choir began its 2019 North American concert tour May 17 in Washington,…

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Dovhan delivers grand finale performance with panache
May 24, 2019

Written by Laryssa Lapychak Courtney Photo: At the final concert of The Washington Group Cultural Fund’s 25th anniversary season (standing from…

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A full house for Shelest Piano Duo concert
March 29, 2019

Written by Yaro Bihun ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Anna and Dmytro Shelest – the Shelest Piano Duo – attracted a full house…

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Pianist Pavlo Gintov Launches 25th Anniversary of the Cultural Fund
October 26, 2018

Written by Yaro Bihun Washington — Ukrainian pianist Pavlo Gintov, who debuted at the Kyiv Philharmonic Hall at the age of…

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Khoma and Vynnytsky Perform in Old Town Alexandria
September 5, 2018

Written by Yaro Bihun ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Two renowned Ukrainian musicians – cellist Natalia Khoma and pianist Volodymyr Vynnytsky – returned to…

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Salov Wows Washington
September 5, 2018

by Laryssa Lapychak Courtney On April 22, pianist Serhiy Salov cut a dashing Byronesque figure as he bounded up to the…

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CONCERT NOTES: Soroka soars with Stankovych
August 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – By Laryssa Lapychak Courtney. On March 12 The Washington Group Cultural Fund ( presented violinist Solomia Soroka, accompanied by…

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Mykola Suk Concert
October 2, 2016

WASHINGTON —Written by Yaro Bihun. As autumn arrived in this nation’s capital, Ukrainian Americans and other music lovers knew that the…

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Boris Skalsky and Zdanna Krawciw-Skalsky
March 18, 2012

WASHINGTON —Written by Yaro Bihun. It was a unique concert in a number of ways and many members of the audience…

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Hrynkiw and Cubriwsky
May 2, 2010

WASHINGTON —Written by Yaro Bihun. Audiences at the Washington Group Cultural Fund Music Series concerts over the years have heard many…

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Myroslav Skoryk’s 70th Birthday Celebration
November 8, 2008

WASHINGTON —Written by Yaro Bihun. Myroslav Skoryk, Ukraine’s best known contemporary composer, was honored here with a special concert celebrating his…

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TWGCF Continuum
October 16, 2005

WASHINGTON —Written by Yaro Bihun. “Simply put, there is no musical organization in New York that produces more intellectually enticing or…

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Gathering at the podium at the Library of Congress's Coolidge Auditorium are (l to r): TWG Cutural Fund Director Laryssa Copivsky, Amb. William Green Miller, Larysa Kurylas, of the Cultural Fund, Christoph Wolff, Patricia K. Grimstead, Jurji Dobczansky, of the LCPA Ukrainian Language Table, and Ruth Foss, of the Music Division, June 2000
Bachs Are Back: Family’s Scores Found in Ukraine
March 5, 2002

By Gail Fineberg – A scholar’s career-long search for Bach family music that disappeared from Berlin during World War II led to…

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Soroka, Kysylevych, Lassowsky Shine in Cultural Fund Recital Feb. 2000
February 5, 2000

By Yaro Bihun – TWG Cultural Fund recital violinist Solomia Soroka, her accompanists—Myroslava Kysylevych and Oksana Lassowsky—as well as the featured…

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Cultural Fund Launches Benefit Concert Series
January 5, 2000

By Yaro Bihun – The Washington Group Cultural Fund, in cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine, launched a series of benefit…

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Horowitz Finalists’ Concert 1999
January 5, 1999

By Natalie Sluzar – As it has done since its inception five years ago, the Washington Group Cultural Fund this year…

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Kyiv Chamber Choir Performances Cap Cultural Fund’s 1997 Season
December 5, 1997

By Yaro Bihun – The Kyiv Chamber Choir visited Washington a few days before Christmas, and it came bearing gifts—the best…

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Odessa Philharmonic marks Chornobyl Anniversary with Kennedy Center Concert
April 5, 1996

By Marta Zielyk – Among the highlights of the 10th anniversary commemoration of the Chornobyl tragedy was a stirring performance by the Odessa…

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Olga Hirshhorn, Washington Opera’s Semele
June 5, 1994

By Yaro Bihun – The TWG Cultural Fund concluded its 1994 activities with a discussion about art with Olga Hirshhorn, and…

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