4th International festival of chamber music Convivium Musicum will be opened on Tuesday, 14th March 2017, from 20h at the Great hall of the First Kragujevac Gymnasium. This year’s Festival begins with dynamic percussion rhythms. The intensity, greatness and beauty of the movement of rhythm and pulse will be presented to us by Belgrade percussionists. This attractive duo will discover to the Festival’s audience a fantastic dimension of percussion. With their skilful performance and selected program they will present percussion in a new light, as a solo instrument.
Belgrade percussionist members are prominent artists Srdjan Palackovic and Ivan Marjanovic. Srdjan Palackovic is an associate professor of percussion, chamber music and orchestral percussion studies at the Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade, professor of percussion at the Music High School “Isidor Bajic” in Novi Sad, associate professor of department of percussion at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, and Montenegro Symphony Orchestra timpanist. Ivan Marijanovic is the external collaborator in chamber music at the Department of percussion at the music school “Stanković” in Belgrade, since 2000 permanent member of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra on the instrument percussion and solo timpanist of the orchestra since 2010, a member of the Ensemble for new music and timpanist of the orchestra Camerata Serbica.
Ensemble Belgrade percussionists will perform at the opening of the Festival the following program:
- Only two
- N.J. Zivkovic:
- Guilty souls
- E. Séjourné
- N. J. Zivkovic:
- Trio for one (arr for duo)
- Marimba spiritual
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