By Valentina Radulovic
Belgrade, Sept. 16, 2009 (Serbia Today) - Fourth International Flute Festival will be held in Belgrade, from 18th to 20th September. The organizer of the festival is ‘The Flute Association of Serbia – Miodrag Azanjac’.
This Association was founded in 2002 as a non profit professional organization which assembles all the generations of flautists in Serbia. It has been playing a significant role as an important professional organization which has been trying to promote and develop the flute performance and flute pedagogy in Serbia. The seat of the Association is at the Music School ‘Kosta Manojlovic’ in Zemun.
Due to the great number of its members and its diffusion in all music schools all over Serbia it takes a prominent position as a professional organization in the domain of culture and education.
One of the main roles of The Association is cooperation with similar organizations and foreign artists and pedagogues. In that way, they organize The Flute Fest, in order to promote collegiality among young artists and to give them a chance to perform publicly more often.
This 4th Flute Fest 2009 Program will include master classes, lectures and concerts with great international soloists like Andrea Oliva, Matthias Ziegler, Matej Zupan, Nikola Mazzanti, Matjaz Debeljak, Dejan Gavric, Ittzes Gergely and many others. The festival program will be followed, as always, by an exhibition of instruments. The audience will have a chance to see the flute exhibition on 19th and 20th in the Hall of The Music School ‘Kosta Manojlovic’. Daily program will be held in The Music School ‘Kosta Manojlovic’ in Zemun, and three evening concerts, 18th, 19th and 20th September, will be held in the Assembly of The City Council and in the Atrium of National Museum in Belgrade.
The entrance to the concerts is free.
This 4th Flute Festival will be organized with the help of Italian Cultural Center in Belgrade, Ministry for Culture of the Republic of Serbia, Brannen Fond (USA), Daminelli (Italy) and many others.
The organizers welcome international students, teachers and all flute ‘lovers’ to join ‘Flute Fest’ and spend few days in warm and friendly atmosphere in Belgrade.