Music, Story and Libretto by Alla Sirenko
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Alla Sirenko - pianist, composer, writer; has graduated from 3 conservatoires - Kyiv as a pianist, Lviv - as a composer, and Tallinn
as an organist. She also studied at Cambridge, Lubeck and Moscow.
Alla Sirenko is one of the most exciting composers and pianists that has emerged from Ukraine. Her works have gained the highest rewards
and recognition in Europe and beyond. She made a mark in history of being the first Ukrainian composer to have written and had performed
her opera - fantasy "The Golden Penguin" , which was premiered on the prestigious stage of the Royal Opera House - Covent Garden,
London in 2001. www.thegoldenpenguin.com.
She was a Composer in Residence for the Lviv Opera Theatre in Ukraine, where her three productions (opera "The Golden Penguin" and
2 Ballets "The Little Prince" and "Last night of F. G. Lorca" had been in the main repertoire of the theatre from 2001 - 2011.
She is also a successful composer of film music worldwide for EMI, Sony and Warner Brothers. A performance and composition of her "Ave Maria", especially commissioned and performed for the late Pope's John Paul's first visit to Ukraine, and was televised to several million
people around the world.
Alla was for the last 6 years (2014 - 2020) the Composer in Residence, Producer and Artistic Director of the Ukrainian Cathedral Concert Hall
in Mayfair , London, where she was organising, performing and producing classical concerts and events regularly.
In autumn 2020 she became a President of the Ukrainian Cultural Association in the United Kingdom (UCA-UK) , representing
Ukraine under the umbrella and with partnership of the FIWAL www.ucauk.com.
She is preforming and organising various cultural and music events regularly to promote the best of the Ukrainian and International talent
in the UK and beyond. The UCA-UK is also proud to support with proceeds from their events of children and elderly in need in Ukraine.
Despite her busy schedule to perform concerts and organising events, Alla is a busy composer with new film projects, opera and chamber
music creations booked for the next two years.
Alla Sirenko is a full professional member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians in Great Britain; The Composers Union of Ukraine,
Novello Academy, Worshipful Company of Musicians of the City of London; The founder and a President of the Ukrainian Cultural
Association in the United Kingdom.