Music unites the Balkans – a concert at Belgrade Fortress

Music unites the Balkans – a concert at Pobednik Sunday, July 23, at 8:00 p.m
 
Music marathon  – Music Connects the Balkans was held on the plateau near Pobednik at the Belgrade Fortress as part of the XI ArtLink festival. 
ArtLink represents the best musicians from the Balkans united in the Kamerata Balkanika project, this year gathered in a music residency with maestro Srboljub Dinić with the support of the Embassy of Switzerland and the Fund for the Western Balkans.
 
Regional chamber orchestra Kamerata Balkanika whose is the founder of pianist Jovanka Višekruna Janković and which is realized in cooperation with several partners from the ArtPlus Tirana region, the International Center for Peace, North Macedonia.ArtLink Kamerata Balkanika is a regional chamber orchestra made up of the most talented young musicians from the region, and grew out of the ensemble “ArtLink young virtuosos”. The orchestra was formed for the first time as part of the “Balkan-Visegrad Cultural Bridge” project, which is supported by the International Visegrad Fund, and continues its mission through a new regional and European platform for young talents. The mission of this chamber ensemble is to present the best young artists from the region, as well as the region of the Western Balkans in a new way through the prism of successful young people who, by their example and commitment, show good results of joint cooperation and creativity. The members of the orchestra are young artists from the region, and the soloists were Lana Zorjan, a fourteen-year-old violinist from Nova Sad who won over 60 first and special prizes as well as laureates at international and republican competitions in the country and abroad, Valentina Lučković, a twenty-two-year-old cellist from Niš. who enchanted audiences in France, Italy, China…, pianist Jovanka Visekruna Jankovic and one of the most recognized world conductors of our time, maestro Srboljub Dinić. currently chief conductor and artistic director of the Orchestra of the Theater of Fine Arts from Mexico City.
The concert at Pobednik on July 23  presented also the Piano Trio consisting of the pianist from Serbia Daria Samofalova, the Montenegrin violinist Marko Simović and the cellist from Sarajevo Belma Alić, as well as ​Bajalica – Đukić Piano Duo (Marija Bajalica and Marija Đukić),