100 musicians from seven countries to perform European Union anthem in Kyiv

Poland initiated musicians from 7 countries on August 24, Independence Day of Ukraine, to perform "Ode to Joy" at Maidan
08:51, 28 July 2015


Musicians of "I, Culture Orchestra" international orchestra will have a music tour to Poland, Germany, Georgia, Spain and Ukraine. One of the performances will be held at Kyiv’s Independence Square on Independence Day of Ukraine, August 24. They will perform a part of Ninth Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Ode to joy”, the anthem of the European Union, as well as works by Serhiy Prokofiev, Alexander Mosolov and Serhiy Rachmaninov.
The concert will be broadcasted by 100 TV channels from around the world.
"Coming to the Independence Square, we want to express our solidarity with the Ukrainian people," says the author of the idea Pavlo Potorochin.
The musical project "I, Culture Orchestra" was created in 2011 on the initiative of the Polish Adam Mickiewicz Institute. Its members (staff includes about 100 people) are changed every year. The musicians from Poland and Eastern Partnership Georgia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Moldova and Ukraine play in "I, Culture Orchestra".

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