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Second night of the 7th Festival

On the second night of the Festival we had the opportunity to listen to the piano duo Gereg Sisters. The program included Brahms’ Sonata for two pianos in F minor, Op. 34/b and a four-hand piano transcription of Ravel’s famous symphonic work La Valse. In the four movements of Brahms’ composition, the piano duo Gereg Sisters built a very expressive melodic phrase, developing the musical form of each movement completely spontaneously and logically. Read More →

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Opening concert of the 7th Festival

The 7th International festival of chamber music Convivium Musicum was officially opened last night at the Hall of First Kragujevac Gymnasium. Due to the new circumstances, with fewer visitors in the hall, and more cameras and online audience, the specificity of this year’s Festival is reflected in its live streaming – with double artistic potential, both musical and media. Read More →

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Vocal group Constantine opens the 7th Festival

The 7th International Festival of Chamber Music Convivium Musicum, which is held online this year, starts on Tuesday, September 22nd. The vocal group Constantine from Nis will perform at the opening of the Festival.
This ensemble was formed in 2008 on the initiative of music enthusiasts and musicians, and its specificity is reflected in the fact that the repertoire consists of compositions of various musical genres – from spiritual to jazz, pop and rock. Read More →

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Interview with conductor Aleksandar Brujic

As part of the concert season Convivium Musicum ’19, on November 30th, the audience had the opportunity to meet one of the most respected amateur vocal ensembles in Serbia – choir Belgrade Madrigalists. This ensemble was founded in 1951 and fosters a new kind of music. The repertoire contains spiritual compositions by local and foreign authors, the national repertoire, as well as contemporary compositions. Since 2008, the choir has been under the direction of maestro Aleksandar Brujic. At the scene of the First Kragujevac Gymnasium, choir revived the compositions of B. Donato, F. Azzaiolo, L. Marenzio, O. di Lasso, A. Willaert and A. Vivaldi. We spoke with the conductor Aleksandar Brujic about the performance, interesting biography and the challenges that working with ensemble brings. Read More →

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The compeling sound of Belgrade Madrigalists

One of our most respected amateur vocal ensembles − choir Belgrade Madrigalists held a concert last night, under the direction of maestro Aleksandar Brujic, at Hall of the First Kragujevac Gymnasium. This ensemble was founded in 1951 on the initiative of conductor Milan Bajsanski and to this day it successfully nurtures a new kind of music that we do not have so often the opportunity to hear in Serbia. Read More →