It is located in a house that was a singer’s property until 1944. Being born in Ternopil region, Solomiia conquered all the best opera scenes in the world with her talent. In order to conquer new peaks, she even had to master a new performing style by switching from German to Italian manner. In 1939 she decided to visit her homeland and was not able to leave it anymore.
After the occupation of Western Ukraine by the Soviet regime, she was not allowed to go to her husband who was in Italy, the building was confiscated and the only one apartment was left for the prima donna.
Due to the efforts of her niece, Odarka Karlivna Bandrivska, the present exposition was created and it perfectly shows the history of life and creative work of one of the world's most famous opera singers. Solomiia Krushelnytska died in Lviv in 1952 and was buried in the honourable place of the Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv.
Author Ihor Lylo
Translated by A. Kushch