Agata Vilchyk – in concert – Kharkiv, March 3, 2021 –
Ending the week in the Ukraine with a solo et by Agata Vilchyk, recorded in concert at Kharkiv, March 3, 2021.
Agata Vilchyk is a musician, poet, artist from Kharkov. She has been performing since 2000. Agata plays many musical instruments – the guitar, the viola, the saxophone, the contrabass, the violoncello, drums.
She was born and lives in Kharkov (Ukraine) . She began to sing at about the same moment as she began to speak, she sang at home in her own language (which she often continues to do even now, in her songs and improvisations). At the age of 11, she realized that she wanted to be a musician and began to compose music based on poems by poets of the Silver Age. The first performance happened at the age of 17, in the Boheme Art Cafe, Koktebel.
She studied at the Kharkov University of Internal Affairs as a psychologist.
Since 2000, she has been taking part in festivals and various music competitions. She is also the founder of several projects that perform her own music in the style of intuitive improvisation, ethno-jazz, world music.
In 2004, at the invitation of the director of the Auktyon group, Sergei Vasiliev, she came to St. Petersburg , where she met the founder of the Hummingbird group, Natalya Pivovarova, gave a number of concerts together, and recorded a demo disc.
In January 2006, she created the Echo of the Second Sun group. In May 2007, the group opened the third international festival “Details of Sound”, Kyiv with its one-hour program. Composition – 2 double basses, guitar (Boris Redko), keys, violin (Andrey Drushevsky).
The group performed at the “Empty Hills” -2008 . Vilchik, both solo and with a group, repeatedly took part in the Tavale festival.
Agata Vilchyk is an extraordinary talent with a completely unique and mesmerizing voice. Have a listen – you don’t need to understand the language to understanding the passion and intensity – that’s universal.
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