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The mission of Open Opera Ukraine is promoting the view of classical music as of an instrument of communication, understanding, identity and a critical analysis of the modern day through:

- creating competitive quality artistic projects in many fields;

- supporting and developing young talent in Ukraine;

-enabling a wide audience to access high-quality music products;

- audience engagement and development programs.

Nataliia Khmilevska

Artistic director

Graduated from Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine as choirmaster. 
Soprano, laureate of international vocal competitions. Doctoral candidate in music studies, vocal teacher, specialist in renaissance and baroque singing. 
Leader and artistic curator of the early music ensemble “Vox Animae”. Performs in the concert programmes of the National House of Organ and Chamber Music of Ukraine on a permanent basis. 

Galyna Grygorenko

General producer

Art manager, former programme director of the education organization Cultural Project. Initiator and manager of the "Season of Premieres" programme with the National opera of Ukraine. Graduate of the international education programme Opera Management by OPERA EUROPA.

Anna Gadetska

Programme director

Music culturologist, doctoral candidate in music studies, acting docent of the Theory and History of Culture faculty of the Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine.
Lecturer for the education organization Cultural Project. Curator of "Cultural tourism. Opera". 

Our founders

Our values

Наша місія

World standards


A focus on the best significant events on the world opera stage

The project turns to current artistic and social trends

New approach


A modern approach to creating and promoting opera in Ukraine

The project is independent from traditional government institutions



An integral understanding of the synthetic operatic genre through the seeking of new intellectual-artistic forms and their representation

Performances in different cities across Ukraine, development of the cultural life in different regions, engagement of a wide audience

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