The concert of famous violinist Maestro Jovan Kolundzija on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee
– 50 YEARS ON STAGE -
Concert Hall KOLARAC Belgrade
12 November 2016. at 20 h
Jovan Kolundžija, violin
RTS Symphony Orchestra
Stanko Jovanović, conductor
Yury Revich, violin (Russia/Austria) – guest at the concert
Program: Saint-Saëns , Sarasate, Paganini, music from movies „Gone with the wind“, „ Scent of a Woman “, „Yentl“, „Cinema Paradiso“, „ Schindler’s List “ and „Ladies in Lavender“.
With magical sounds of his Guarnerius violin and the Symphony Orchestra of Radio Television of Serbia, led by conductor Stanko Jovanović, our famous violinist Jovan Kolundžija will celebrate his 50 years on the concert stage.
On the Program of the concert, beside the most famous virtuoso pieces from Saint-Saens, Sarasate, and Paganini , will be performed the most beautiful music from movies, and as a special guest maestro will be joined on stage by one of the best young violinist Yury Revich who will play on Stradivarius violin.
Fifty years of artistic journey of the celebrated Serbian violinist are described by impressive numbers – more than four thousand concerts in the most prestigious concert halls (Carnegie Hall in New York, Tchaikovsky in Moscow, Gaveau in Paris, the George Enescu Philharmonic Hall in Bucharest, Santa Cecilia in Rome, Beas Artes in Mexico City , the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Dvorak concert hall, etc.); performances in over forty five countries worldwide; conquered countless prizes from Paris, via London, Budapest, Poland, New York, Moscow, Mexico City, Zagred, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo… as well as all of the most prestigious National awards (October Award, Vuk, Golden Lira, the Gramata Serbian Patriarch Pavle …); performed at prestigious festivals (Salzburg, Berlin, Evian, Prague Spring, Mexican Servantino, Bratislava Music Festival, Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Emilia Romagna … including all the most significant festivals in the former Yugoslavia and Serbia); a great number of humanitarian concerts; member of FIAM – UNESCO, brilliant and extremely demanding concert ventures (Ten Magnificent, Do you like Beethoven, Bravissimo maestro Mozart, In honor of the great Brahms…). He was admired by the greatest artists as Henryk Szeryng, David Oistrakh, Yehudi Menuhin, Aldo Ciccolini, Alexis Weissenberg …
“ Jovan has the inborn qualities which cannot be learnt or taught. By this, I mean the quality of the sound, the warmth, the humane approach to music, the feeling for style. He is a happy combination of heart and spirit… He reaches the highest peaks of performing art….An exceptionally brilliant international career lies ahead of him…” (Henryk Szeryng)
“…We admired the great command and the fire of your performance, your mastery of projection and unique conception…” (Yehudi Menuhin)
“…A talent which appears once in hundred years…” (VJESNIK, Zagreb)
Gala concert in Kolarac, where he will celebrate with his faithful audience the Golden Jubilee, Maestro Kolundžija is continuing one of the longest concert tradition in the region – this concert will be the tenth consecutive winter gathering of maestro with his Belgrade audience.
Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office in Kolarac.
The organizers of the concert are RTS Music Production and Art Centre GUARNERIUS.
Under the patronage:
Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Culture and Information
Secretariat for Culture of the City of Belgrade
Sponsor of the concet:
Company Dunav Inssurance