Music salon

Music of Kharkiv

Music of Kharkiv
55 Minutes.


Soloist – Maksym Shadko, winner of international competitions (Kharkiv)



Valentyn Bibik (1940-2003)

Sonata No. 5, Op. 47

Six intermezzo, Op. 57

Volodymyr Ptushkin (1949-2022)

Introduction and Toccata

Oleksandr Shchetynskyi (1960)

“Music of Kharkiv” in 4 parts:





Serhii Yushkevych (1953)

Arrangement of Ukrainian folk songs for piano – Kolyskova “Kotyk” (Lullaby “Cat”)

M. Leontovych – S. Yushkevych – “Shchedryk”

About show

Maksym Shadko was born in 1993 in Kharkiv (Ukraine). In 2000 – 2011 he was studying at Kharkiv Secondary Music Boarding School (class of Prof. Nataliia Avramenko). From 2011 he has been studying with Professor Tetiana Vierkina at Kharkiv National University of Arts named after I. P. Kotlyarevsky.

Maksym is laureate of numerous international competitions, such as International Volodymyr Krainev Young Pianists Competition (2004, Ukraine, 2 prize), International competition “Night in Madrid” (2014, Spain, 1 prize), International competition in memory of Borys Lyatoshinsky (2014, France, special prize), First open contest of music art “Kharkiv assemblies” (2016, Ukraine, 1 prize), Kyiv international piano competition (2018, Ukraine, 2 prize).

In 2013 and 2014 Maksym became a co-founder of International festival of young composers and performers “Days of new music in Kharkiv”. Pianist constantly performs as a soloist with The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Kharkiv Philharmonic orchestra, Young Symphony orchestra “Slobozhansky”. Maksym has participate in the master classes of professors Dmytro Aleksieev, Milana Chernyavska, Pavlo Gililov, Serhii Edelmann, Wolfgang Manz, Giuliano Mazzoccante, Lev Natochenny and master classes of Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy (Lahr/Germany).

From 2018 VERE MUSIC FUND is supporting Maksym by providing him a grant.