Bouquet Kyiv Stage
In person Free Film Music Visual arts
28 September - 01 October 2022

Bouquet Kyiv Stage

The Bouquet Kyiv Stage Festival is an international arts festival which has taken place in Kyiv since 2018. It plays a key role in Kyiv’s cultural calendar, with 2022 being no exception. This year, the festival not only continued to be celebrated in Kyiv, but is taking place outside Ukraine for the first time, in Oxford from 28 September to 1 October.

As part of Ukrainian Culture Weeks 2022 and UK/Ukraine Season, The Bouquet Kyiv Stage programme in Oxford includes:

Seven concerts of classical music among them:

  • 28 September , the opening concert, music of Valentin Sylvestrov performed by the Kyiv Chamber Choir.
  • 30 September, the British choir Apollo5 will perform two world music premieres of Ukrainian composers Victoria Poleva and Anna Kuzina-Rozhdestvenska.
  • 30 September The Grand Concert of the Orchestra of St John’s, conducted by John Lubbock at one of the most celebrated venues in Oxford – the Sheldonian Theatre. The Kyiv Chamber Choir and Ukrainian leading violinist Bohdana Pivnenko will join the Orchestra of St John’s for the Grand Concert.

Exhibition “War” featuring work from the documentary photographer Oleksandr Glyadelov’s Photographs were taken by the artist in Irpin, Bucha, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia and other ruined cities of Ukraine. Glyadelov’s works have been featured on the world’s leading publications and media covers.

Visual music performance celebrating the renowned Ukrainian artist Maria Primachenko. Ukrainian museum with the collection of Maria Primachenko’s masterpieces was burnt down by Russian occupants in February 2022.

“Face the Future” is a music performance staged by the innovative Ukrainian fashion designer Fedir Vozianov

Public Talks lecture series with be Nelia Kykovalska as the key speaker, the General Director of Ukraine’s main museum complex and the UNESCO World Heritage Site: St.Sophia of Kyiv National Reserve.

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