Viktoriia Vitrenko is a versatile Ukrainian soprano, conductor and artistic director. Her musical precision and expressive personality particularly enable her to interpret works of contemporary music. Viktoriia's career has brought her to stages across Germany, Great Britain, Norway, the Netherlands, France, Macedonia, Italy, Belgium, Greece, Romania, Switzerland, Ukraine and Russia. Her debut album "Scenes" (2019, AUDITE) with chamber music by György Kurtág won the Supersonic Pizzicato Award and was nominated for the German Record Critics Award (PdSK-2019) and International Contemporary Music Awards 2020 (ICMA 2020).
Concert by the participants of the Cursus programme for composition and computer music at IRCAM, which is dedicated to the exploration of new media, electronic music and composing for new formats. Music by Anna Arkushyna a.o.
Singer & Improviser.
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In Dialoghi d'amore, voice and double bass enter into dialogue and tell of the intimacy and desperation of being together in today's war-torn times. The fluid nature of the voice and the colourful diversity of the double bass also bring the complexity of contemporary music, enriched with performative elements, to blossom. Works by Nikolaus Brass, Charlotte Seither, Vito Žuraj, Nazarii Stets UA, Serhii Vilka, Lisa Lim, Victoria Poljowa UA and Daniel D'Adamo UA as well as current poems and texts by Ukrainian car:in exile (2023). Viktoriia Vitrenko soprano, Nazarii Stets double bass.
︎NATIONAL MUSIC ACADEMY "PANCHO VLADIGEROV" SOFIA, BULGARIAMaster class on interpretation of contemporary music with the studenets stuff of conducting and vocal courses. Music by Mauricio Kagel, John Cage, Earl Brown and others.
I am beyond joy and gratitude to have received the Michiko Hirayama Prize of the Isabella Scelsi Foundation - an award to outstanding singers who dedicate themselves to contemporary vocal music and particularly to music by Giacinto Scelsi. The previous winners of the prize are Anna Piroli (2016), Eleonora Claps (2017), Olga Vlasova (2018), Virginia Guidi (2019), Rosie Middletton (2020), Claudia Graziadei (2021) and Sarah Grace Graves (2022).
I am deeply honoured to have been showcased in the latest edition of the esteemed Vogue Ukraine magazine. You can explore my interview titled “Agents of Change: Conductor and Singer Viktoriia Vitrenko — on How to Convey War through the Language of Contemporary Music” online and/or in print.
Text: Daria Slobodianyk
Photo: Serhii Morgunov
Hairstyle and Makeup: Maryna Dubova
I am extremely excited that my own InterAKT Initiative has been portrayed by Dietrich Heißenbüttel in the latest issue (3/2023) of the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik! "Leaving the comfort zone. New forms of music theatre: The Stuttgart initiative "InterAKT". Read the article via the link or directly in the magazine.
Mixed Sound Personnel (MSP) is an ensemble comprised of voice, percussion and electronics. In their performances MSP concentrates on direct contact with the public and engaging it in an interactive process. ︎︎︎
The women's vocal ensemble "Making waves" (artistic director - Viktoriia Vitrenko) was founded in 2010 in Kiev, Ukraine, as a spin-off of the student choir "KPI". After only a few months, the singers made their debut on the stage of the Lviv Organ Hall with "La petite fille sage" from "Petites voix" by Francis Poulenc. ︎︎︎
GYÖRGY KURTÁG. MESSAGES OF THE LATE MISS R.V. TROUSSOVA, OP. 1
DIETER MACK. HANNANISSIMO
FRANCK BEDROSSIAN. IT LIMBO. MUSIKTHEATER (TRAILER)
VOX EX NIHILO. MUSIKTHEATER (TRAILER)