Wolodymyr Smishkewych


Tenor Wolodymyr Smishkewych has specialized in medieval song, chant, and new music since the mid-1990s, singing throughout Europe, North and South America, Australia, and Israel, and at acclaimed festivals such as BBC Proms, Tage Alter Musik Regensburg, Musikfest Berlin, the Edinburgh Festival, Sacrum+Profanum Krákow, Festival Internacional Cervantino, and the Early Music Festivals of Barcelona, Utrecht, Bloomington, and Boston. As a soloist he has performed in opera productions at Amsterdam’s Carré and Muziektheater, as well as with the New York Collegium, Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, and Ars Nova Copenhagen. As a member of ensembles Sequentia and Theatre of Voices, he has recorded for Sony/BMG and Harmonia Mundi. Radio, TV, and film credits include NPR and the national radio of Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, Canal 22 TV-México, and Universal Pictures.

A sought-after pedagogue in medieval, contemporary, and world vocal music, he has lectured at universities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. In addition to serving on adjunct faculty at Indiana University’s Jacobs School as director of the International Vocal Ensemble, he will complete his DM project in Voice Performance at Indiana University at the end of 2010. As of October 2010 he will be living in the Copenhagen area with his partner, harpsichordist Yonit Kosovske. He also creates documentary films about music and nature, and is currently at work on a documentary about the Hurdy-Gurdy in Spain, based upon his 2006 Fulbright research on the instrument.

Participated at following concerts with Ars Nova

Vespro della Beata Vergine Wednesday den 23. November 2005 kl. 20:00
Vespro della Beata Vergine Tuesday den 22. November 2005 kl. 20:00
Vespro della Beata Vergine Sunday den 20. November 2005 kl. 15:00
Taverner & Tudor Music Saturday den 20. August 2005 kl. 17:00
Taverner & Tudor Music Sunday den 31. July 2005 kl. 16:00
Taverner & Tudor Music Thursday den 28. July 2005 kl. 19:30 Ellevang Kirke, Århus
Taverner & Tudor Music Wednesday den 27. July 2005 kl. 20:00 Jetsmark Kirke