FULL KAVKAZ or KAUKASUS (Lyudkevych) Khmelnytskyi 2023
Information on the Performance
- Work Title: KAVKAZ or KAUKASUS
- Composer: Lyudkevych Stanyslav Pylypovych
- Libretto: inspired by Taras Shevchenko's poem of the same name
- Venue & Opera Company: Khmelnytskyi Regional Philharmonic, Ukraine
- Recorded: September 14, 2023
- Type: Concert Live
- Conductor: Taras Martynyk
- Orchestra: Academic Symphony Orchestra of Khmelnytskyi Regional Philharmonic
- Chorus: Choir of the Academic Ensemble of Song and Dance "Cossacks of Podillia", Khmelnytskyi Academic Municipal Chamber Choir
- Chorus Master: Kateryna Drobit, Ihor Tsmur
- Stage Director:
- Costume Designer:
Information about the Recording
- Published by: Khmelnytskyi Regional Philharmonic
- Date Published: 2023
- Format: Streaming
- Quality Video: 3 Audio:3
- Subtitles: nosubs
- Video Recording from: YouTube     FULL VIDEO
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS PERFORMANCE
Stanyslav Pylypovych Lyudkevych (Ukrainian: Станіслав Пилипович Людкевич; 24 January 1879 – 10 September 1979) was a Soviet and Ukrainian composer, theorist, teacher, and musical activist. People’s Artist of the USSR (1969) and Hero of Socialist Labour (1979). He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in musicology in Vienna, 1908. His name may alternatively be spelled as Stanislaw Ludkiewicz (Polish) or Stanislav Filipovich Ludkevich (Russian).
Lyudkevych was born in 1879 in Jarosław, Austria-Hungary (now Poland). He is a former student of the Lviv Academic Gymnasium. From 1898 to 1907 Lyudkevych studied philosophy in the Lviv University. Although he initially learned music theory privately from his mother who was a pianist, Lyudkevych studied with Mieczysław Sołtys in Lviv and with O. Tsemlinsky and H. Hredener in Vienna. From 1901, Lyudkevych worked as a teacher in Lviv and Przemyśl.
From 1905 to 1907, Lyudkevych was an editor of the magazine Artistic Bulletin. He was one of the organizers of the higher musical institute in Lviv named after Mykola Lysenko, in 1910—1915 he was its director, and from 1919, teacher of theoretical disciplines and inspector of legal entities. He worked with the choirs Boyan, Bandurist, Surma. In 1936, Lyudkevych became head of the musicological commission of the Shevchenko Scientific Society. In 1939-72, he was a professor in the institute named after Mykola Lysenko.
He died on September 10, 1979, in Lviv, aged 100.