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Volodymyr Runchak
1960 -
V. Runchak
Volodymyr Runchak (12/06/1960), an Ukrainian composer (from Lutsk). He made his studies as accordionist at Luts'k Music College (1979) and at Kyiv State P.Tshaikovsky Conservatoire (now National Music Academy of Ukraine) as conductor (1984) and composer (1986). Was the first prize winner of the 1984 Republican Accordion Competition. Performed frequently as accordion player and conducted various chamber ensembles in Kyiv. Since 1988 worked as a consultant at the Union of Ukrainian Composers. As conductor he has held concerts with orchestras of Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, France, given world and Ukrainian premieres of more than 100 works by contemporary composers, founded New Music concert series in Kyiv. His works have been performed by well known performers, ensembles and orchestras in many countries at numerous festivals and concerts, including portrait-concerts. They have been issued in print and recorded in Ukraine and abroad. He is Executive Secretary of Kyiv Branch of Ukrainian Composers' Union, member of Association New Music.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Composed in:1990
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
Label(s):Kiev Kamerata cd 1438
Requiem (based on Latin canonical texts) is for soprano, baritone and instrumental ensemble, written in 1990.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis