Famous Ukrainian composer, pianist, artistic director of the Kyiv opera Myroslav Skoryk died at the age of 81. Chief director of the National Opera of Ukraine Anatoly Solovyanenko announced this information on Facebook.
“An outstanding artist and a sincere, reliable friend, Myroslav Skork, has gone to the Kingdom,” he said.
The cause of death is not indicated.
Myroslav Skoryk was born on July 13, 1938, in Lviv. He began to write music very early - at the age of six. His perfect ear and talent were appreciated by opera singer Solomiya Krushelnytsa, who was his grandmother’s sister.
Skoryk graduated from the Lviv and Moscow Conservatoires, he was a Shevchenko Prize laureate, author of music for more than 40 films, including ‘Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors.’ His music also sounds in the films “How the Cossacks cooked kulesh,” “The High Pass,” “Geese and Swans Fly,” in the series “Princess”. His music sounds in many chamber-instrumental works, several ballets and operas "Moses", "Melody".