Liudmyla Kapustina

Conductor, choirmaster

Liudmyla Kapustina was born in Lviv. In 2000, she graduated from the Mykola Lysenko Lviv National Music Academy, the conducting class of Olena Sotnychuk, a Reader. As a student, Kapustina conducted a number of contemporary premieres of ancient music masterpieces such as Johann Christian Bach’s “Magnificat”, G. de Machaut’s “Messe de Nostre Dame”, and D. Buxtehude’s cantatas “Fürwahr, er trug unsere Krankheit” (with the soloists and choir of the Mykola Lysenko LNMA, “Gloria” chamber choir, and the orchestra of the Solomiia Krushelnytska Lviv Special Music School). She was a participant of the interpretation courses of ancient music held by Hans Michael Beuerle (Lviv, 2000), Dirkyan Horring (Kyiv, 2001), ‘La Pellegrina‘ Dutch Foundation (Kroměříž, 2001), Michael Pospiśil (Lviv – Stary Sącz, 2002, 2003, 2004), Tetyana Polt-Lutsenko (Lviv, 2004, 2011, 2016), and Bohdan Shved (Lviv, 2005, 2012, 2017). In addition, she consulted with Gungard Mattes, Marek Toporowski, and Tomasz Slusarczyk. In 2004, at the Festival of Ancient Music in Stary Sącz (Poland), Liudmyla Kapustina taught the course on ‘Ukrainian Orthodox Music and its Perfoming’.

Being the conductor of the vocal ensemble “A Cappella Leopolis” since its inception, Kapustina, together with the ensemble has participated in numerous festivals of ancient music both in Ukraine and abroad, has been on tour in Ukraine, Poland and Germany, as well as has recorded several compact discs. At present, she teaches conducting at the Liudkevych Lviv Music College.

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