Ukraine at Jazzahead 2024

11-13 April 2024

This year Ukraine will again participate as an exhibitor and present its musicians at the important jazz showcase jazzahead! in Bremen (DE). First time there will be Ukrainian participants in the main showcase program. This is electro-acoustic ensemble DZ’OB from Dnipro and 2 collaboration projects, based abroad: GANNA (DE/UA) and jazz ensemble O.N.E (PL/UA) (with More

Vadim Neselovskyi in Nikolaisaal Potsdam

7 April 2024

Ukrainian-German pianist Vadim Neselovskyi performed in Nikolaisaal Potsdam with a solo concert “ODESA” – a musical walk through the legendary city. Vadym received direct inspiration for this solo program from his native city of Odesa, where he spent the first 17 years of his life: “Potemkin Stairs”, “Odesa 1941”, “Jewish Dance”, “My First Rock Concert” More

Jamala “Qirim”: World Premiere in Liverpool

11 May 2023

Taking place on 11 May at Liverpool’s Pier Head (Eurovision Village), Ukrainian Eurovision Song Contest 2016 winner and singer songwriter Jamala will perform a global premiere of QIRIM. This extraordinary and poignant new album of music is based around Crimean Tatar folk songs and accompanied by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. From mysterious mountains and lifeless More

Lorenz Kellhuber in the Berliner Philharmoniker

13 April 2023

The famous German pianist Lorenz Kellhuber invites people from Ukraine who came to Germany in the terms of the Russian aggression to attend his concert in the chamber hall of the Berlin Philharmonic. The concert program will include lyrical works by Robert Schumann, Max Reger, Johannes Brahms, Edvard Grieg, as well as some pieces by More

Usein Bekirov Quintet at Nikolaisaal Potsdam

02 March 2023

Ukrainian Crimean Tatar musician and composer Usein Bekirov will perform in the famous concert hall of Germany – Nikolaisaal in Potsdam. Usein Bekirov is the first Ukrainian jazz musician who got concidered by Grammy prize (2021, 2022). In Bekirov’s music, jazz is successfully combined with Crimean Tatar melodies, as well as folklore traditions of other More

Mariana Sadovska and Friends at Rudolstadt Festival

9 July 2022

In response to the invitation of Germany’s largest world-music festival in Rudolstadt, to come with a new program, Mariana Sadovska offered a big concert, which combined avant-garde sound and Ukrainian traditional polyphony, author’s singing and Jewish nigun, jazz and Crimean Tatar melodies. Mariana jokingly called it the “Musical Battalion”, because 18 musicians from Germany, Poland More

Montagsbalkon Rostock

27 June 2022

On the eve of the Constitution Day, famous Ukrainian jazz musicians Kyrylo Revkov, Oleksiy Bogolyubov and Ilya Alabuzhev will appear in the Montagsbalkon project on one of the central balconies of the Rostock city (Germany) to congratulate Ukrainians on the upcoming public holiday and to present our powerful culture. The speech will be broadcast online. More

Benefit concert “MUSIK aus der/fur die UKRAINE”

20 April 2022

Young singers from the Jazz Vocal Faculty at the Dresden Music Academy decided to support Ukraine in their own way. They created and sang unique arrangements of rare Ukrainian folk songs. For our agency, this project became very special as we had the opportunity to share our feelling of Ukraine with the new friends. Despite More

Trio Ivoire (DE/CI). Ukrainian Tour 2019

2019: December, 6-10

In the frames of the International Jazz Festival Jazz Bez 2019 with Marek, the Trio Ivoire tour of the German pianist Hans Ludemann took place, a special highlight of which is ethno-musician Ali Keyta from Côte d’Ivoire. Music agency Urban Lys organized the participation of musicians in the festival, as well as the promotion and More

Benito Gonzalez Trio (USA). Ukrainian Tour 2019

2019: April, 21-30

In 2019, URBAN LYS organized an Ukrainian tour of the twice Grammy-nominated pianist Benito Gonzalez (USA) together with his trio. The trio of the famous Venezuelan-born musician Benito Gonzalez from New York performed in Ukraine for the first time, although Benito himself has played here as part of other projects. In his own team, Gonzalez More