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Viktoriia Vitrenko is an exceptionally versatile musician who has achieved success as both conductor and singer. As a choral conductor and fellowship holder of the DIRIGENTENFORUM, she has also conducted the Berlin Philharmonic Choir. As a singer, she has performed at the National Opera of Ukraine and at the Opera Forward Festival in the Netherlands, as well as at numerous European festivals including NOW! Festival and Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Cultural and social exchange plays a central role for Viktoriia Vitrenko. She sees herself as a mediator for Ukrainian culture and an active promoter of contemporary music. Collaborating with artists outside the field of music is an integral part of her creative work. To this end, she has launched several projects and ensembles, including InterAKT (*2017), a cross-art initiative focusing on socio-political and technological issues. She lives in Stuttgart, Germany.