Well-known young Ukrainian mezzo-soprano Liliya Nikichuk sings a wide range of roles and repertoire from baroque to contemporary music.
She was born in Lutsk, Ukraine and from the early age studied and took part in numerous musical activities. She finished music school with a degree in violin and entered Lutsk Pedagogical College on a faculty “Music teacher”, finishing with an Honors Diploma. In College, she was studied choral conducting and piano.
She continued her music education at the Lviv National Music Academy with Professor L. Bozhko and received a Master degree and honored diploma at 2011. She is a Laureate of the International Competition “21st Century Art” in Vorzel, 2011.
In Italy she participated in the Rossini Opera Academy 2016 with Professor A. Zedda and in numerous masterclasses with K. Kaludov, N. Schikoff, D. Vdovin, D. Zola, B. Hurley, S. Schwarz, G. Zappa, and P. Curran.
Since 2011 she has been involved in many projects with the Lviv National Philharmonic, where she has performed solo parts in Bach Magnificat; Vivaldi Gloria and Stabat Mater; Pergolesi Stabat Mater; Handel Messiah ; Mozart Requiem;Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle; Beethoven Symphony No. 9; Mahler Kindertotenlieder; Kilyar Te Deum ; HuretskySymphony No. 3; Schubert Das Paradies und die Peri; and music of young Ukrainian composers.
She has sung with such conductors as Theodore Kuchar, Andriy Yurkevych, Oksana Lyniv, Georg Kugi, Wojciech Rodek, Myron Yusypovych, Jean-Jaques Kantorow, Benjamin Loeb, Volodymyr Syvokhip, Ferdinando Nazzaro and many others.
From 2017 she has worked in the National Opera House (Lviv) as a soloist and in the Lviv National Music Academy as a soloist-illustrator on Department of Concertmaster.
Cooperating with various art agencies, she has toured to Poland, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Switzerland and has sung in various festival: “Discovering Paderevsky”, Kharkiv Music Fest, Jan Kiepura Festival (Poland, Krynica-Zdroj), Tirol Beethoven Tage, Lviv MozArt Festival, Virtuosos Festival, Contrasts Festival of contemporary music, Tulchyn Opera Fest, Le Voix (Paris, France), Le Pont du Alexander III, Pizzicato e Cantabile, and others.