Exile Orchestra Mriya

»Ein Weihnachtstraum« / Ukrainian Benefit and Thank-You Concert

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Mriya in der Berliner Philharmonie
Mriya in der Berliner Philharmonie © René du Vinage
Ukrainisches Exilorchester Mriya
Ukrainisches Exilorchester Mriya © Clovis Michon

Musical Dream

The Ukrainian exile orchestra Mriya (the dream), which gave its founding concert at Hamburg’s Laeiszhalle in April 2022, is returning to its founding venue after successes at the Berlin Philharmonie, the Glocke Bremen, the SPD Cultural Forum with Dr Carsten Brosda and the PES Congress with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

After 63 concerts since April last year, the orchestra, led by outstanding Ukrainian musicians, presents a big thank-you and benefit concert with a Ukrainian choir. All tickets fees will be donated to charitable organisations for refugee and humanitarian aid in Hamburg. At the end of the concert, the musicians invite you to sing traditional Christmas carols together. Beforehand, the orchestra demonstrates its musical excellence with works by Edvard Grieg, Arcangelo Corelli, Valentin Silvestrov and Myroslaw Skoryk.


Ukrainisches Exilorchester Mriya (der Traum)

Chor der Ukrainisch-katholischen Gemeinde in Hamburg

artistic director Kateryna Suprun


Opening messages by Dr Iryna Tybinka (Consul General of Ukraine in Hamburg), Pawel Jaworski (Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Hamburg) and Jana Schiedek (privy councillor)

Edvard Grieg
Holberg Suite / Suite in olden style for string orchestra, Op. 40

Valentin Silvestrov
Abendserenade / aus: Stille Musik

Arcangelo Corelli / Ettore Pinelli
Suite for Strings / Sarabande, Gigue and Gavotte from the Sonatas for Violin and Continuo, Op. 5

Myroslaw Skoryk
Hutsul Dance

a well as Ukrainian, Polish and German Christmas carols

Promoter: Förderverein Culture Connects e.V.

The concert is sponsored by the »Art Connects« aid fund of the Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and the Goethe Institute. The patrons are the Consul General of Ukraine in Hamburg, Dr Iryna Tybinka, and the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Hamburg, Paweł Jaworski.

During your visit

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Before the concert and during intermissions

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