Under the baton of conductor Gabriel Feltz, the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra is set to captivate audiences on Friday, May 26, 2023, at Kolarac (from 8 p.m.), with esteemed pianist Andrei Korobeinikov taking the spotlight as the soloist in a mesmerising performance of the imperial piano concertos, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto. The repertoire also includes enchanting compositions by Berg and Mozart.

The Philharmonic’s season dedicated to capitals around the world arrives in Vienna, the heart of Europe’s musical scene. This concert program blends the works of composers whose artistic brilliance is inseparably tied to this musical capital. Andrei Korobeinikov, an extraordinary pianist renowned for his unmatched sense for the instrument and technical mastery, is unquestionably one of the most skilled and talented minds in the realm of classical music. Not only does he rank among today’s leading pianists, but he is also one of the most sought-after and extraordinary artistic interpreters of our time. In front of the BPO’s audience, he will perform the brilliant Beethoven’s Fifth Piano Concerto, known also as the Emperor Concerto due to its triumphant atmosphere. As a prelude to the concert, the pianist’s first rehearsal with the orchestra served as an opportunity to engage with teenagers, for whom Maestro Feltz prepared a guide to the creative genius of Beethoven. In addition to the young students from Belgrade schools, the special guests for this extraordinary musical class included students from Prokuplje, winners of the Belgrade Philharmonic’s New Year’s challenge.

In addition to the piano masterpiece on Friday evening at Kolarac, the program also features Alban Berg’s Three Pieces for Orchestra, as well as Mozart’s Symphony No. 29, composed by the musical prodigy when he was just eighteen years old. Titled Vienna, this concert night has been made possible with the support of Erste Bank and is a sold out event. However, for those still eager to attend, there will be one hundred standing tickets available for purchase one hour prior to the performance, starting from 7 p.m. at the Kolarac box office.