KotorArt festival carefully follows current world events regarding the pandemic of the new COVID-19 virus
Furtvengler chamber soloists will take part in this year’s KotorArt Don Branko’s Music Days. Furtvengler is made of members of Berlin Philharmonics: violinist Cornelia Gartemann, violist Julia Gartemann and a cellist Knut Weber in collaboration with Turkish pianist Özgür Aydin
A new art festival called Wild Beauty Art will be held on Žabljak, from 19th to 23rd August under the patronage of Ministry of Tourism and Sustainable Development, Žabljak Tourism Organization supported by Durmitor National Park and Durmitor Touristic Centre.
The event The Week of Hungarian Culture in Montenegro will be held from the June 20th until end of September. During that time 24 events will be organized and the main event, a guest performance by Danubia Symphony Orchestra will be organized as a part of the KotorArt Festival Don Branko’s Music Days
On the occasion of the remembrance of the catastrophic earthquake, after which Kotor Old Town was enlisted in UNESCO’s world culture heritage list, we spoke to Antun Sbutega, the descendent of a 500-hundred-year old family of Boka navy captains
At the Sparks of Youth concert, scheduled for July 17th on Kotor Summer Stage, the audience will have the opportunity to listen to premiere performance of the author work by composer and saxophone player Safir Adizes along with the KotorArt Festival Orchestra and conducted by Jacek Rogal
Sergej Ćetković, one of the most beloved musicians in Montenegro and the region, will perform on KotorArt Don Branko's Music Days by joining forces with the orchestras of music schools “Vida Matjan” from Kotor and “Mokranjac” from Belgrade
The two artists who in past few days performed together several times in front of the audience of one of the most important festivals, in Verbier, with diverse programs and in various ensembles – violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Yuja Wang, played in a crowded Church of the Holy Spirit.
The presentation of local young musicians is especially pronounced at this year’s Don Branko’s Music Days, and for the past several years in a row, there perform the best students of the Vida Matjan School for Primary and Secondary Music Education in Kotor, with whom KotorArt intensively cooperates
As a member of Opera Studio of Belgrade National Theatre she has played many roles in the operas like “Pokondirena tikva” by Mihovil Logar, “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini, in the operetta “Die Fledermaus” by Johann Strauss as well as in dramas of Belgrade Drama Theatre.
The relationship of the festival with the national philharmonic orchestra, the development of the festival with financial support outside of state budget and the festival’s infrastructure are the topics we discussed with Ratimir Martinović, director of Don Branko Music Days just days before the very beginning of the music program.