As usual, the last spring month brings warmth, blooming flowers and good mood. Along with that, May in Kyiv also brings us plenty of interesting musical events. Apart from the Eurovision 2017 great song contest, which will be held in Kyiv in the middle of May, there are also other upcoming concerts worth visiting. Check out the main Kyiv concerts in May 2017.
John Patitucci is considered to be one of the greatest bass players of the modern world. His unique style had a great influence on jazz music. John Patitucci combines a wide range of music genres in his performances, from classic and Afro-Cuban style to blues, pop and jazz. He has won world-wide popularity after cooperating with famous Chick Corea in 1980s, and nowadays he is one of the mostly sought-after musicians. He has worked with such stars as B.B. King, Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Bon Jovi, Sting and many others. John Patitucci`s music career has been lasting for 35 years, and "John Patitucci Quartet" tours always have a great success. Welcome to John Patitucci Kyiv concert on 14th of May, 2017.
When: 14 May 2017, 19:00
Where: "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" the National Technical University of Ukraine, Palace of Culture, 37, Pobedy avenue
Price: UAH 200-950
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Gabriele Denaro, a student of famous Ennio Morricone and an author of soundtracks for many movies, is going to perform in Kyiv in the end of May. Gabriele is a son of Sicily, and his hot Italian temper is reflected in each composition. He will present his new program called “The music of the fourth dimension”. Maestro Denaro with orchestra under the guidance of Sergey Likhomanenko will create a unique atmosphere of deep emotions, inviting listeners to the real “fourth dimension” – the ethereal dimension of soul uplifting music.
When: 28 May 2017, 19:00
Where: Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine, 1/3-11 Gorodetskogo street
Price: UAH 180-650
Nino Katamadze & Insight
The eminent Georgian singer and Insight jazz band have won the love of audience, performing on the best world scenes. Nino is appreciated almost everywhere – in the USA, Canada, Europe and post-USSR countries. Her compositions may be described as intelligent and emotional music, which tells about life and helps to understand it better. Each song makes listeners think about timeless values and feel the whole spectrum of emotions. Deep beautiful voice of Nino Katamadze touches the secret strings of people`s hearts.
When: 26 May 2017, 19:00
Where: The October Palace, 1, Institutska street
Price: UAH 250-2500
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O. Torvald is going to perform a big solo concert in Kyiv after presenting Ukraine at Eurovision 2017. This band was originally established in Poltava in 2005. In 2008 the band moved to Kyiv and recorded their debut album. In 2011 O. Torvald recorded their well-known album “V Tobi”, which was very successful. The band quickly gained popularity in Ukrainian show business with its new progressive sound, which combines pop rock and pop punk. 2017 became a triumphal year for O. Torvald, because they have been chosen to perform at the famous Eurovision song contest. Each O. Torvald show is a real explosion of emotions and drive, a powerful energy charge for every listener.
When: 27 May 2017, 20:00
Where: Sentrum Music Club, 11, Shota Rustaveli street
Price: UAH 300-700
Ennio Morricone/Hans Zimmer/Ramin Djawadi
“Lords of the sound” symphonic orchestra, the national wind orchestra of Ukraine and “Academia” chapel choir will perform famous melodies of three great composers: Ennio Morricone, Hans Zimmer and Ramin Djawadi. The concert is called "Legends of Film Music", which means that musicians are going to play the best compositions from the famous movies. The listeners will enjoy melodies from such cinema masterpieces as Pearl Harbor, Game of Thrones, Iron Man, Dark Knight, Interstellar, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator and others.
When: 31 May 2017, 19:00
Where: Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre, 50, Vladymyrska street
Price: UAH 250-1500
Let your soul dive into the magic world of music, visiting the main Kyiv concerts in May 2017.
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