Concert "DUETTO CONCERTANTE"
Have you ever heard the melody of the golden flute? And a romantic serenade for flute and guitar? Music of extraterrestrial beauty will be performed in Birštonas Kurhaus - soloists of the Ukrainian National Philharmonic, meritorious Ukrainian artists flutist Yuri Shutko and guitarist Andriy Ostapenko will perform works by German and Italian composers GF Handel, T. Gaude, L. Legnani, F. Carulli and M. Giuliani.
Andrius Ostapenko plays the guitar "Artista Membrane", produced by the world-famous German guitarist Dieter Hopf, Yuri Shutko is the only one in Ukraine to play the golden flute of the Japanese company "Sankyo Flutes".
The virtuosos of international music fascinate with a sense of style, sophistication of details, colorful musical interpretations, and successfully combine concert, pedagogical and social activities.
Yuri Shutko's repertoire includes works of all styles and genres, solo flute and flute together with piano or orchestra, composed by world composers over the past three hundred years. He has released 3 solo albums, made many transcriptions of popular music, and was the first performer of a flute of works written especially for him by many foreign and Ukrainian composers. He has toured with many of the world's famous conductors, including Saulius Sondeckis.
Andriy Ostapenko owns all the possibilities of performing a modern guitar. He is known as the first performer of new works for guitar by Ukrainian composers. He always includes works by Ukrainian composers in foreign touring programs (Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Azerbaijan, Portugal, Great Britain, Spain). Andriy Ostapenko is the author and one of the organizers of the annual international guitar music festival in Kiev.