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Belgrade Philharmonic Serves Italian Menu

Belgrade Philharmonic concert takes us to Italy The Belgrade Philharmonic will be serving an Italian concert menu at Kolarac Hall on Friday, October 22 at 8:00 p.m. The concert will be marked by two debuts - conductor Daniel Smith and violinist Sergei...

Carnival for Babies at the Belgrade Philharmonic

Concerts for Babies Again at the Belgrade Philharmonic The Belgrade Philharmonic is reopening its doors for babies at concerts scheduled for October 25, 26, and 27 from 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For babies up to the age of two the orchestra will play...

Film Music, Jazz, Piano and Cannons

The Belgrade Philharmonic and Maestro Daniel Raiskin will be performing a program of Russian composers at Kolarac Hall on Friday, October 15, at 8:00 p.m. featuring famous pianist Alexei Volodin and Belgrade Philharmonic trumpet superstar Jovan Savić. The...

Artists Worldwide Bid Last Farewell to Ivan Tasovac

Bidding a last sad farewell to Belgrade Philharmonic Director Ivan Tasovac, artists from all over the world have sent letters of condolence to his family and to the Belgrade Philharmonic. They are, among others, his great friend, pianist Alexander Shtarkman,...

Ivan Tasovac, 1966-2021 and for eternity

Dear Taso, You have woven the first and basic rule into the Belgrade Philharmonic and taught us to do everything differently. That is why we do not write commemorative texts, in memoriam reviews, or farewells, because you would reprimand us for that....

IN MEMORIAM – Anton Kolar (1942 – 2021)

Anton Kolar was chief conductor of the Belgrade Philharmonic from 1979 to 1981. In our 20 years of cooperation, from the very first performance with our orchestra in 1978 to 1998, Maestro Kolar conducted an impressive 92 concerts, of which nine on tour in...

Auditions for first and second flute

The Belgrade Philharmonic is announcing auditions for the following positions: first flute and second flute. Auditions will be held on October 7, 2021. Applications for the competition can be submitted until October 1, 2021.   More about the...

New Rules in the Belgrade Philharmonic’s New Season

The Belgrade Philharmonic is ready for our new season 2021/22 under the slogan WE HAVE REALLY MISSED YOU and for our return to Kolarac Hall. Wishing to encourage responsible behavior in accordance with the COVID-19 epidemic, attending concerts will be...

New Philharmonic Season 21/22

"We Have Really Missed You" is the slogan of the Belgrade Philharmonic's new concert season, from September 24, 2021 to June 3, 2022, featuring 25 new programs. Detailed information on the start of sales for old and new subscribers will be made available in...

Mehta Has Arrived!

Zubin Mehta, one of the most famous conductors in the world, has arrived in Belgrade. Director Ivan Tasovac welcomed Maestro Mehta, who is a great friend of the Belgrade Philharmonic, which he will hold conduct at a gala concert at Kolarac Hall on Saturday,...

Belgrade Philharmonic Gets Its Own Ice Cream Flavor

Belgrade Philharmonic ice cream? Yes it's possible! Through our social networks we have invited fans to suggest an ice cream flavor that reminds them of the Belgrade Philharmonic. On June 13, the Belgrade Philharmonic's birthday, ice cream lovers and fans...

Third Time Lucky for the Belgrade Philharmonic Winds

The Magic Flute and A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Belgrade Philharmonic The Belgrade Philharmonic's wind ensemble is preparing a real concert treat at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on Thursday and Friday, June 3 and 4, at 7:00 p.m. featuring classical...

Musical Theater Gala at the Belgrade Philharmonic

The Belgrade Philharmonic is preparing a sensational musical theater event and a completely new reading of Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale, to be held at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall, on Thursday and Friday, May 20 and 21, at 7:00 p.m. The "dream team"...

Do You Like Brahms in Combination with Mozart?

The Belgrade Philharmonic presents works of chamber music by Mozart and Brahms  A new concert of chamber music will be held at the Belgrade Philharmonic's Concert Hall on Thursday and Friday, April 22 and 23, at 7:00 p.m. featuring a quartet and a quintet...

New Premiere on the Chamber Scene

The Belgrade Philharmonic is announcing two chamber music concerts to be held at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on Thursday and Friday, April 15 and 16, at 7:00 p.m. A five-member chamber music ensemble will perform a premiere of the Quintet for Flute,...

The Philharmonic Plays Serenades

The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and Permanent Guest Conductor Daniel Raiskin will be holding concerts from April 1 to 3 at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall, at 7:00 p.m. The program is in the sign of Romanticism and the Orchestra will play serenades by...

Ovations for the Belgrade Philharmonic and Gabriel Feltz

The musicians of the Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz were rewarded with several minutes of enthusiastic cheering and applause after a brilliantly played program at the first in their series of three concert evenings (March 4, BGP...

Program for the League of Champions 

New Concert of the Belgrade Philharmonic: Program for the League of Champions    Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony premieres at the Philharmonic   The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz are facing a major challenge in...

The First BPO Festival – critical review Ars Sonora

The first Belgrade Philharmonic Festival ended on February 13;  a 10-day event in which this ensemble, with 10 performances by its members and programs that were performed over several concert evenings, tried to find another way of bridging the gap and...

The First Belgrade Philharmonic Festival

The first Belgrade Philharmonic Festival will be held February 2-13, 2021, and will include as many as 10 performances by various ensembles in the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall (7:00 pm). The orchestra and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz will be together again and...

New Year’s Musical Fairytale

The Belgrade Philharmonic presents its youngest audience with its "New Year's Musical Fairytale," whose online premiere is scheduled for January 7 at 12:00 noon on its YouTube channel. Joining the Philharmonic will be Director Ivan Tasovac, who, as a pianist,...

NY challenge for all generations

Join the Belgrade Philharmonic NY challenge! Send us video recording of you conducting Philharmonic, using this music https://youtu.be/d0FN3R4gIKE Have fun and win prizes - 3×2 subscriptions for next season and 2x mini concerts right in your area....

First Building To Join “Music Everywhere” Campaign

No. 68b Despot Stefan Boulevard is the first residential building to join the Belgrade Philharmonic's "Music Everywhere" campaign. In the building's entrance you can hear music performed and recorded by the Belgrade Philharmonic at its concerts. The...

Belgrade Philharmonic Closes 52nd BEMUS

The Belgrade Philharmonic and renowned Austrian conductor Hans Graf will be performing works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the gala closing ceremony of the 52nd Belgrade Music Festival (BEMUS) at Kolarac Hall, on Friday, November 13, at 8:00 p.m. In line...

Piccolo and Friends

A new surprise on the chamber music stage of the Belgrade Philharmonic is being prepared for Thursday, November 12, at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Piccolo flutist Snježana Pavićević has brought together a diverse ensemble with which she will show all the charms of...

Tijana Milošević Delights Audience

Tijana played and whistled, and the musicians showered her with flowers Tijana Milošević, the Belgrade Philharmonic's first violin, received standing ovations as soloist at three concerts (5, 6, and 7 November 2020) with her orchestra and Chief Conductor...

Evening of Beethoven With Daniel Raiskin

Belgrade Philharmonic Performs Entire Symphony on only 11 Instruments An evening of Beethoven at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall, with Conductor Daniel Raiskin and Concertmaster Miroslav Pavlović, to be held on two dates:  Thursday, October 29 and Friday...

Belgrade Philharmonic’s New Surprise Concert

Belgrade Philharmonic's "Music Everywhere" in Sirius Business Complex The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra has staged a surprise performance once again, this time at the Sirius Business Complex in New Belgrade. To the delight of the employees, four...

Bassoon Quartet Concert

New in our series of chamber music concerts will be the performances of the Bassoon Quartet at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on Thursday and Friday, October 22 and 23, at 8:00 p.m. Our musicians will present all the brilliance and charm of this instrument in...

An Evening of Serenades

Concert Dedicated to Cellist Nebojša Mrdjenović Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz will be conducting the Belgrade Philharmonic at three concerts at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall, on October 15, 16, and 17, at 8:00 p.m. The first concert is dedicated to our...

Three concerts in three places at the same time

Belgrade Philharmonic thrills again - surprise concerts in Lazarevac, Grocka, and Surčin The Belgrade Philharmonic has delighted passers-by once again with three surprise concerts in three different places at the same time. Strollers in the pedestrian...

Belgrade Philharmonic Wins “Recognition 2020” Award

At the annual awards of the Serbian Association for Public Relations, the Belgrade Philharmonic was awarded the RECOGNITION 2020 award in the category of Digital Communications. The expert jury gave this award for the project "Philharmonic Online Season,"...

Small, But Powerful

Start of Chamber Music Season Never "Louder"  Our season of chamber music starts this Friday, October 2, at 8:00 p.m. with a concert for a trombone quartet performed at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall. The ensemble consisting of four of these powerful...

Isidora Žebeljan 1967 – 2020

Today the Belgrade Philharmonic bids a last farewell to Isidora Žebeljan. We lament the prematurely terminated oeuvre of this Serbian composer, whose works are performed regularly by music ensembles around the world. The Belgrade Philharmonic played her...

Nebojša – All About Music

Nebojša Mrdjenović (1976 - 2020) Nebojša was an opponent of form, especially of superfluous words. He was not defined by data or facts, but by his essence - he was all about music. In the most comprehensive sense possible. However, one fact is...

The Belgrade Philharmonic’s Message: Music Everywhere!

Today, the Belgrade Philharmonic organized a surprise concert in Belgrade's Knez Mihajlova Street to mark the beginning of its concert season. After a limited audience listened to Mozart's music during the previous three evenings at the Philharmonic Hall, now...

The Belgrade Philharmonic Is Back in Business!

Gabriel Feltz and the Belgrade Philharmonic Are Together Again The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and chief conductor Gabriel Feltz are together again and are preparing our first concerts in the new season. As for safety measures and keeping distance, the...

In Memory of Božidar Tumpej (1929 – 2020)

The Belgrade Philharmonic is bidding farewell to its former member, bassoonist Božidar Tumpej, who passed away last month at the age of 91. The full and rich artistic path and long career of this prominent musician, born in the Croatian town of Kotoriba...

Adieu Maestra

The one and only, untiring, selfless, gracious, and unrepeatable: Darinka Matić Marović. We remember with great fondness the many performances we shared with this legendary conductor and the wealth of anecdotes that have been passed down from one...

Happy Birthday Belgrade Philharmonic

The Belgrade Philharmonic is 97 years old today and is celebrating its birthday online by broadcasting a short documentary film from our 2014 US tour on our YouTube channel. The Belgrade Philharmonic was founded on 13 June 1923. Its creator, art...

Third Episode of Online Open Rehearsal

The Belgrade Philharmonic continues to spend time with children, familiarizing them with the orchestra online, on our Facebook page, on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. After presenting the family of string instruments and a number of woodwind instruments, this...

Mirjana Nešković – End of Lockdown

I have to admit right away - I was not inspired to practice violin every day, record videos from my terrace, or arrange various songs ... none of that appealed to me, especially not taking pictures of my culinary accomplishments. So, what did I do, was there...

Audio Wednesday – Dvořák’s Cello Concerto

This Wednesday we are presenting an audio recording from January 2015 of Antonín Dvořák's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B minor performed by the Belgrade Philharmonic under the baton of Fabrice Bollon and featuring cellist Nemanja...

Frankenstein On YouTube This Friday

As part of our online season, on YouTube this Friday, the Belgrade Philharmonic brings you the iconic composition Frankenstein!! by HK Gruber, whose Serbian premiere was a part of our Pandemonium series. On May 8 at 8:00 p.m. our audience will be able to see...

Audio Wednesday – Beethoven, Egmont

In Beethoven's Egmont, a set of incidental music pieces written for the play of the same name by Goethe, Slobodan Beštić narrates the dramatic story of the life and heroism of the 16th century nobleman Lamoral, Count of Egmont. Together with soprano...

Combination of Music and Drama

As part of its weekly online program, the Belgrade Philharmonic is paying special attention this week to the fusion of music and drama. Our listeners will have the opportunity to hear the various projects that the orchestra has performed together with actors...

Gabriel Feltz – Musician In Lockdown

Aid to a Serbian Family On this occasion I would like to send a report from Dortmund, at a time when the whole world is in a state of emergency due to the Corona virus. The concerts I was supposed to conduct were suddenly all canceled! Over the last 20...

Audio Wednesday – Beethoven, Strauss

Audio Wednesday will relive one of the Belgrade Philharmonic's best and most critically acclaimed performances. This concert, performed by the Belgrade Philharmonic and Maestro Feltz at Kolarac Hall on October 25, 2019, was characterized by the world's...

Milana Zarić – Musician In Lockdown

Two days before the state of emergency I managed to return home from my trip overseas, after events that had already left an indelible mark on my family and me. As if the major emotional trauma were not enough, all I needed was this crazy virus. So, from an...

Focus On Local Star Performers

As part of our program this week, we will feature concerts by the Belgrade Philharmonic with local star performers such as saxophonist Milan Savić in a piece composed by Ivan Brkljačić and soprano Branislava Podrumac in Façade art-songs by William...

Audio Wednesday – Love

A recording of the concert from the Belgrade Philharmonic's Love series, under the baton of Permanent Guest Conductor Daniel Raiskin, features three pieces whose theme is love. The Love series program opens with Francesca da Rimini, Tchaikovsky's symphonic...

Ognjen Popović – Musician in Lockdown

The life of a student in Germany has taught me a lot and most definitely has changed me. Especially today I realize the importance of this "German discipline." I had always been passionate about music, nothing has changed there, but the most valuable...

Audio Wednesday – Glière

Now Available! First CD of Belgrade Philharmonic with Gabriel Feltz This Wednesday we have selected Ilya Muromets, a program symphony by Reinhold Glière, about this popular Russian folk hero. It is a recording from the first CD of the Belgrade...

Tijana Milošević – Musician in Lockdown

How to Stay Normal Not Only in the Time of COVID-19? So, the first thing we are facing these days is ourselves. Will the world be the same or will we all change something globally to make life on the planet, if not much better, then at least a little more...

A Journey in Italy, Youtube, Friday, 8:00

Premiere Online Recording of Concert from Pandemonium Chamber Music Series The online season on our YouTube channel this Friday at 8:00 p.m. (3 April) features a concert from our Pandemonium series, dedicated to a unique combination of music, acting and...

Thursday – day for fond memories: Krzysztof Penderecki

This Thursday's day of remembrance is dedicated to the recently deceased renowned composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki, with whom the Belgrade Philharmonic had the honor to perform in 2008. "There are concerts that remain ingrained permanently in...

Audio Wednesday – Opening Ceremony 2017-2018

This audio Wednesday we will be listening to the gala opening of the Belgrade Philharmonic's 2017-2018 Season, which was also the inaugural concert of Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz. The program includes Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and the Alpine Symphony by...

Mehta Sends Support

Legendary conductor Zubin Mehta, a great friend of the Belgrade Philharmonic and Serbia, has sent a video message of support, which has been posted on the BP's Facebook profile. "Ivan Tasovac, good day; how are you? I send you and all my colleagues of the...

Igor Ranković – Musician in Lockdown

What does a philharmonic musician do in this bizarre state of emergency with such an abundance of time on his hands? Having been a member of the Belgrade Philharmonic for the past 24 years, I have experience with similar situations. This is the third state...

Instead of Kolarac Hall – YouTube , Friday, 8:00 p.m.

Belgrade Philharmonic Opens Online Season by Broadcasting First Music Picnic The Belgrade Philharmonic is opening its online season with a real attraction - a recording of our first outdoor concert at the Ušće Grounds in 2017. Instead of our regular...

Audio Recording of Mahler’s Second Symphony

The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz finished last year's concert season with Mahler's Second Symphony, at Kolarac Hall on June 14, 2019. This was one of the Belgrade Philharmonic's best performances, which neither we nor the audience,...

Nikola Ćirić – Musician in Lockdown

Every Monday on our website, you can read our musicians' experiences and tips on how to best spend your time in this lockdown. We begin this series of blogs with the story of our hornist Nikola Ćirić, who faced the coronavirus threat twice - first in China...

Being Responsible During the Pandemic

In an effort to contribute in providing assistance to citizens in the conditions of the new rigorous measures banning the movement of people over 65, we are sharing a list of contacts for municipalities and cities in Serbia that provide assistance to...

Concerts Canceled Due to Ban on Indoor Public Gatherings

The Belgrade Philharmonic is canceling its concerts in the coming period compliant with the ban on indoor public gatherings and additional precautions due to the spread of the new COVID-19 corona virus. The Belgrade Philharmonic's concerts with Conductor...