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Daniel Lorenzo

Daniel Lorenzo is a digital contributor for CPR Classical. He graduated from the University of Denver in 2018, where he studied both music and journalism. When he’s not creating content for web and social, you can find him playing both classical viola and indie-rock guitar around Denver.

War takes its toll on a nation’s cultural heritage and identity, as we’re reminded by the tragic events in Ukraine that have sent curators scrambling to save precious art. It’s in moments like this that music — a living art — can be a critical beacon for people as a unifying source of strength.
One of the first directors of the Kyiv Conservatory, Reinhold Gliere (left), "The Father of modern Ukrainian classical music," Mykola Lysenko, and Ukraine's "first  woman composer," Stefania Turkewich.One of the first directors of the Kyiv Conservatory, Reinhold Gliere (left), "The Father of modern Ukrainian classical music," Mykola Lysenko, and Ukraine's "first  woman composer," Stefania Turkewich.