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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 →

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Emotional music stories performed by Camerata Academica

On October 10, in the Hall of the First Kragujevac Gymnasium, within the Concert season Convivium Musicum ’19, music lovers had the opportunity to enjoy the sounds of the chamber orchestra Camerata Academica from Novi Sad. This ensemble consists of the best young musicians of the Academy of Arts (Novi Sad) – professors, assistants and the most talented students. The program presented to the audience in Kragujevac, according to cellist Marko Miletic who addressed the audience during the concert, is dedicated to the victims of fascism and war. The two Bach’s compositions, with which the orchestra began and ended the concert, represented a kind of prayers dedicated to the victims of the wars, while Shostakovich’s and Vasks’s works conveyed tragic and pain in different contexts. Read More →

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Camerata Academica performs at 5th concert of season

After a short summer break and successfully completed 6th International festival of chamber music, we are back to the Concert season “Convivium Musicum ’19”. In the second half of the season we will host extraordinary ensembles and exceptional domestic performers. The first concert this fall, and the fifth in the season, will feature one of the most recognized orchestras in Serbia – Camerata Academica from Novi Sad. Read More →