“This Ukrainian American Life” A Musical Fundraiser

"This Ukrainian American Life" A Musical Fundraiser


June 12, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Follen Church
755 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA, 02420

Event Type

A concert and cabaret fundraiser for Razom at Follen Church, featuring international contralto Vira Slywotzky and pianist Paul Carlson.

This timely and relevant world-class musical event is part of the “This Ukrainian American Life” Northeast tour in support of Razom for Ukraine (Razom), a leading US-based nonprofit dedicted to contributing to a secure, democratic and prosperous Ukraine. In Lexington, it will take place in the historic Follen Church Sanctuary, with a pre-concert reception starting at 6:15 p.m.

Vira Slywotzky, one of the world’s leading contraltos, will star in a magnificent musical evening accompanied by renowned pianist Paul Carlson, celebrating American and Ukrainian classical, folk, and popular songs, punctuated by stories about growing up as a Ukrainian American, the Russian war in Ukraine, and how fellow Lexingtonians and other Bay Staters have, and can, make a decisive difference in this existential fight for freedom.

All proceeds (100%) from this special event will be donated to Razom. Founded in 2014 and with a robust international network of volunteers and partners, Razom provides humanitarian aid to Ukraine and administers five programs focused on health, advocacy, civil society and culture. Since 2022, 139+MM has been raised and 116+MM deployed. It is a registered 501(c)(3) charity with headquarters in New York City and offices in Washington, DC and Kyiv, Ukraine.