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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...

Piccolo Weekend at the Belgrade Philharmonic

Snježana Pavićević, the Belgrade Philharmonic's flautist, is organizing a Piccolo Weekend at the Philharmonic, a master class for the piccolo flute, on April 4-5, 2020. All flute students from Serbia and the region are invited, as well as young...

A Journey Into Baroque

An Evening of Baroque at the Belgrade Philharmonic The Belgrade Philharmonic will take an unusual step into the Baroque era at Kolarac Hall on Friday, February 7, at 8:00 p.m. "Baroque Master," violinist Bernhard Forck, will appear in two roles -...

Piccolo Concert with Snježana Pavićević

Piccolo flutist Snježana Pavićević will give a concert at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on Wednesday, February 5, at 8:00 p.m. Accompanied on the piano by Vanja Sćepanović, she will present a diverse repertoire on this unique instrument. The program...

A Hilarious Time With the Belgrade Philharmonic

Two New Year's concerts with renowned artist Aleksey Igudesman The Belgrade Philharmonic and world-famous violinist Aleksey Igudesman are ready for the craziest show with two New Year's concerts at Kolarac Hall on December 26 and 27, at 8:00 p.m....

Two UEPS Awards to the Belgrade Philharmonic

At the traditional UEPS award ceremony, in competition with a total of 220 entries, the Belgrade Philharmonic received two awards. The Philharmonic's Baby Concerts were awarded a bronze medal in two categories - for PR brand and for socially responsible...

The Belgrade Philharmonic Performs in Republika Srpska

The Belgrade Philharmonic will be performing in the town of Bijeljina for the first time at a concert to be held at the "Stanišići" ethno-village on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Under Conductor Bruno Merse, the Belgrade Philharmonic will...

Sergej Krylov with the Belgrade Philharmonic Once Again

Violin superstar to perform Beethoven's famous violin concerto Once again, renowned violinist Sergej Krylov will perform with the Belgrade Philharmonic at Kolarac Hall on Friday, 22 November, at 8:00 p.m. Under the baton of Maestro Howard Griffiths,...

#BEETHOVENONTIMELINE 

The beginning of the #beethovenontimeline series The beginning of our #beethovenontimeline concert series will be held at Kolarac Hall on Friday, November 8, at 8:00 p.m. with Maestro Marc Piollet conducting the Belgrade Philharmonic. The concert program...

KAKTUS 2019 Prize for PR Goes to Belgrade Philharmonic

Another Award for the Philharmonic's Baby Concerts At the KAKTUS 2019 Integrated Communications Festival, the Belgrade Philharmonic was awarded in the public relations category for the promotion campaign of its Baby Concert series. The prize was presented...

“Dramaqueen” at the Belgrade Philharmonic 

The beginning of the Belgrade Philharmonic's #dramaqueenbeethoven series will be directed by Permanent Guest Conductor Daniel Raiskin, at Kolarac Hall, on Friday November 1, at 8:00 p.m. Performing with the orchestra will be soloists Aneta Ilić, soprano,...

The Belgrade Philharmonic – A Five-Star Orchestra

International Review Gives Highest Rating to Belgrade Philharmonic's Concert Bachtrack, a London-based international online music magazine and website, which publishes reviews and listings of classical music, has rated the Belgrade Philharmonic's latest...

The Philharmonic Plays for Babies in Serbia

Baby Philharmonic - two places at the same time The Belgrade Philharmonic will hold concerts for babies in two cities: Novi Sad and Smederevo, on Saturday, October 12th. The Novi Sad babies will be at the Matica srpska gallery enjoying two concerts, at...

Philharmonic Concerts for Children Get Under Way

Kids - Welcome to the Belgrade Philharmonic! Once again the Belgrade Philharmonic is organizing its concert get-togethers for preschool children, weekdays at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon from 9 to 18 October. Our two well-known philharmonic members:...

#beethoventhemotherofall !

Five additional dates for concerts in the Belgrade Philharmonic's 2019-20 season Because of the huge interest in our new concert season, this year too, the Belgrade Philharmonic is including additional dates for our selected concerts. Entitled...

Ognjen Popovic Band at the Belgrade Philharmonic

"I fantasize about the Philharmonic commissioning me to write an opera called A Pančevian in Belgrade." A concert presentation of the new album by clarinetist Ognjen Popovic In My Heart, will be held at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on Saturday,...

Classical Music for Babies

Six new concerts in September After so much interest in our baby concerts, the Belgrade Philharmonic has decided to continue with this series in its new concert season. The orchestra has prepared a new repertoire for its youngest audience from zero to two...

Summer Ticket Office Hours

In July, the Belgrade Philharmonic's ticket office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  In August tickets will be available online...

A Concert Fit for a Mouse

Walt Disney's Greatest Experiment Walt Disney had been planning a short animated film that would make Mickey Mouse a star again. Then "Fantasia" happened, which no one had expected. It was not the first time that his idea had been viewed with wonder...

Disney Fantasia Live – all details in one place

The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz are prearing for the spectacular Disney Fantasia Live, to be performed at a free open-air concert on June 23, 2019. For the first time in the region, at the traditional Philharmonic Picnic at...

Ten-Minute Standing Ovation for the Belgrade Philharmonic

The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz received a 10-minute standing ovation at the gala closing of the 2018-2019 concert season. The Belgrade Philharmonic, backed by the Obilić Academic Choir and featuring world-famous vocalists Tanja...

Revealing Disney Fantasia Live

Belgrade Philharmonic's Animated Spectacle The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz are gearing up for a spectacular event - Walt Disney's Fantasia - performed live at the famous music outdoor venue at Ušće, in New Belgrade's Block...

Belgrade Philharmonic’s Concert Evening in C Major

The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz are preparing an evening of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at Kolarac Hall on Friday, June 7, at 8:00 p.m. The creative genius of one of the most brilliant minds will be presented through three...

New Online Ticketing System

Another innovation in the Belgrade Philharmonic's 2019-2020 concert season: "Follow Beethoven," is an improvement in the system of sales and control of tickets. The new system primarily aims to improve Internet ticket sales. The system is available to users...

Three Concerts with Gabriel Feltz

Gabriel Feltz, chief conductor of the Belgrade Philharmonic, will hold three concerts this week. First, as pianist and host of our Musical Talks on Wednesday, May 22, and then as conductor at two concerts of the Belgrade Philharmonic at Kolarac Hall, on...

Concert in Honor of Živan Šarčević

Bassoonist Nenad Janković and his friends and colleagues are organizing a concert with a diverse program at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on Saturday, 18 May at 8:00 p.m. dedicated to Živan Šarčević, beloved musical instrument maker, a true...

Belgrade Philharmonic in Serbia

With a concert tour in Serbia this week, the Belgrade Philharmonic will show that it does not belong only to our capital city. Our first concert will be held at the Cultural Center in Stara Pazova, on May 14, and our second concert will be held at the famous...

New Concert Season #FollowBeethoven

Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed audience, dear friends! No one knows exactly whether Ludwig van Beethoven was born on December 15, 16, or 17, 1770. The only reliable information is from his baptism in the Church of Saint Remigius in Bonn. Today – 250...

Famous Conductor Mandeal with Romanian Youth Orchestra

Legendary conductor Cristian Mandeal will hold a concert with the Romanian National Youth Orchestra at Kolarac Hall, on Wednesday, May 15, at 8:00 p.m. featuring young Ștefan Cazacu on cello. The program includes works by Dediu, Dvořák,and...

New York Arts Review

The prestigious international art magazine New York Arts has published a review on the occasion of a CD of the monumental symphony "Ilya Muromets" by Reinhold Glière, recorded by the Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz. This first CD by...

Auditions for Third Trumpet

Auditions for third trumpet will be held at the Belgrade Philharmonic Hall on 22 May 2019, starting at 4:00 p.m. The application deadline is 17 May 2019. Candidates are required to have an undergraduate degree in musical arts. Applications with a short...

New 2019-2020 Concert Season

Tickets for the Belgrade Philharmonic's new 2019-2020 concert season will be on sale at the Belgrade Philharmonic's Ticket Office (Studentski trg 11), on Monday, May 13, at 10 a.m. Terms of sale and ticket prices are the same as last year. May 13-24 -...

Slobodan Beštić with the Belgrade Philharmonic

Dramatic Egmontat the Philharmonic The Belgrade Philharmonic and Chief Conductor Gabriel Feltz are preparing two performances: the official closing of the NOMUS Festival in Novi Sad, on Thursday, April 18, and a day later a concert as part of the...