about Kyiv Contemporary Music Days

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Who are we

Kyiv Contemporary Music Days is an educational and concert platform for classical contemporary music.

What do we do

festivals, concerts of chamber, orchestral and electroacoustic music

public lectures, master-classes and workshops: both for a professional and a wider audience

Our mission

The mission of the KCMD team stands on the idea of forming a community around contemporary music, developing its ecosystem, creating new formats and opportunities for education, professional interaction and professional realization of artists in Ukraine and around the world.

We believe, KCMD is, foremost, about the people, and shortly after it's about the music


Throughout 2015-2022 we did around 150 events in Ukraine, Portugal and Japan with musicians from 20+ countries (Ukraine, Austria, Portugal, Germany, USA, Italy, Australia, Japan, Georgia, Poland, Spain, Philippines, China, etc), such as for example, Nina Janssen-Deinzer (clarinettist, Ensemble Modern 2007-2017), Gerald Preinfalk (saxophonist from Klangforum Wien), KONTRA Trio (Switzerland), soprano Sarah Maria Sun (Germany), pianists Antonii Baryshevskyi (UA), Yevhen Gromov (UA), Ozgür Aydin (USA), musicians from IEMA — violinist Junya Makino (Japan), flutist Yuri Matsuzaki (Japan-Germany), cellist Milosz Drogowski (Poland).

As for composers, we worked with, among others, Åke Parmerud (Sweden), Jaime Reis (Portugal), Michael Quell (Germany), Sergej Newski (Russia-Germany), Mehmet Can Özer (Turkey), Alla Zagaykevych (Ukraine).

Kyiv Contemporary Music Days was founded by guitarist Francisco Morais Franco (Portugal), clarinetist Darko Horvatic (Serbia-Croatia), composer Albert Saprykin (Ukraine) and violinist Junya Makino (Japan).

How to get in touch with us?

kcmd [at] kcmd.eu

OUR PARTNERS, 2015-2022

Goethe Institut Ukraine

Institut Français

Italian Institute of Culture In Ukraine

Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Embassy Of Switzerland In Ukraine

Austrian Cultural Forum

Embassy Of Hungary In Ukraine

Greek Cultural Foundation

Kyiv Mohyla Business School


Naked Room

Docudays UA

Austrian Agency For International Cooperation In Education And Research

Embassy of Portugal in Ukraine

Balassi Institut


Cultural-art And Museum Complex "Art Arsenal"

National Oleksandr Dovzhenko Centre

Art Ukraine Gallery

Port Creative Hub


Education And Culture House "Master Class"

Ukrainian National Composers' Union

National Music Academy Of Ukraine

Collegium Musicum Lviv

Centre "Word And Voice"

Platform For Cultural Initiatives "Izolyatsia"

Mishima Contemporary Music Days

Dias de musica electroacoustica



OSTAR Music Network