Introducing our Special Guests!

On July 19, we will be performing in Philadelphia at the KleinLife Theatre! This concert is going to be very unique as we have not one, but TWO special guest choirs joining us on stage! As the show is in 10 days, we wanted to give you the opportunity to learn more about Dzvin and Prometheus. We can't wait to share the stage with these talented choirs!  Find them on Facebook and give them a 'like,' you won't be disappointed!

Dzvin Ukrainian Male Folk Choir

DZVIN was born in March 2009, when several Ukrainian choral singing enthusiasts came together under the direction and leadership of Nestor Kyzymyshyn.  That same year in December, DZVIN had the honor of performing  for the Ukrainian Ambassador and embassy staff  in Washington, D. C. and at the Mormon Tabernacle National Shrine in Washington DC at their annual International Christmas Carol Festival.

DZVIN has performed at numerous Ukrainian festivals in the Philadelphia as well as throughout the United States and Canada including: Lehighton PA,Baltimore MD, Rochester NY, Yonkers New York, twice at the Soyuzivka Ukrainian Heritage Festival in Kerhonkson, NY, and at the Ukrainian Orthodox National Shrine in Bound Brook, NJ. 

In 2012, DZVIN participated in the first International Choral Group Festival in Philadelphia.  They participated along with choirs representing  various ethnic groups residing in the United States including: Poland, Japan, China, the United States, Slovakia, Germany and Ukraine. In 2014, DZVIN had the distinct honor of performing at the Toronto Bloor Street Ukrainian Festival. In 2016, DZVIN was honored to perform at the Pysanka Ukrainian Festival in Vegreville, Alberta Canada.

The choir sings traditional Ukrainian ballads, contemporary songs, humorous songs, Kozak Folk songs, UPA themed songs, religious hymns and the liturgy. DZVIN also sings at numerous weddings each year.

Currently DZVIN is incorporating new songs into our repertoire, and we plan to continue performing at various venues in the US and Canada. There is even a rumor of a possible tour of Ukraine.


Prometheus Ukrainian Male Folk Choir of Philadelphia 

The “Prometheus” Ukrainian Male Chorus of Philadelphia recently celebrated its 55th Anniversary.  Founded in 1962, the Chorus has a long and distinguished history, which includes tours of Europe in 1980 and 1984, and Ukraine in 1995. They have performed at the Montreux Choral Festival in Switzerland, Carnegie Hall and Town Hall in New York, Mont Royale in Montreal, Roy Thomson and Massey Halls in Toronto, John Kennedy Center for Performing Arts and DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, and the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, among many, many other prominent venues around the world.

Always striving for the highest degree of musicianship, “Prometheus” maintains a rich and colorful repertoire to enable audiences to experience the great beauty of Ukrainian choral tradition.

Under the direction of Artistic Director Roman Kucharsky, and accompanied by pianist Irene Zwarych, the Chorus brings together a diverse range of male singers committed to musical excellence. They love to perform – and love doing it well!

Минулого року, Український Чоловічий Хор “ПРОМЕТЕЙ” з Філядельфії відзначив своє 55-ліття.  Заснований в 1962-му році, хор має довгу і визначну історію, що включає два широкі турне по Европі, в 1980 і 1984 роках, та по Україні в 1995 р.  За свого існування, ПРОМЕТЕЙ виступав на Хоровому Фестивалі в Монтре, Швайцарія та в найкращих залях Північної Америки і Европи.

Завжди намагаючись на найвищий музичний рівень, ПРОМЕТЕЙ зберігає багатий і барвистий репертуар, щоб уможливити слухачам оцінити велику красу українського хорового мистецтва.

Під керівництвом диригента Романа Кучарського, та супроводом піяністки Ірини Зварич, хор об’єднує різноманітний склад чоловічих голосів відданих музичній майстерності.

Протягом 55 років, наш хор здійснує свою нелегку місію носія і пропагатора  української національної культури. Будемо і надальше!