"The Sounds of Madness" : Olesya Zdorovetska
"It is an emotional and intellectual explosion".
"It is a captivating act of cultural diplomacy".
Concert Review LONDON
"The Sounds of Madness" is an artistic project for connoisseurs of fresh, deep, and meaningful music". zik.ua
"The Sounds of Madness" is a journey of sound around modern Ukrainian poetry. The music programme features poems by Ukrainian poets, such as Liubov Yakymchuk, Oleh Lysheha, Marianna Kyianovska, Yurii Izdryk, Iryna Starovoit, Serhii Zhadan, Yurii Andrukhovych, Galyna Kruk, and others.
Author and performer: Olesya Zdorovetska (voice, zither)
"I do not know where any sound starts and ends. I know that there is air, lungs, and poems".
*Olesya Zdorovetska is a Ukrainian singer, composer, and curator, who has lived and worked in Western Europe since 2012. She is a participant in many international art foundations and author of her own projects. Olesya works with improvisational, new academic, jazz, African-Caribbean, and experimental music. Besides, she is engaged in sound design for theatre and cinema. Olesya Zdorovetska is also a founder and curator of the Poetry and Music Platform "Phonica", as well as the international cultural initiative "UI Platform".