September 20, 2018
The 2018 fall edition of the ECCO concert took place in Belgrade on 18thSeptember 2018 at the Kolarac Concert Hall. The concert was conducted by maestro Bojan Suɖić and performed by the RTS Symphony Orchestra. The following pieces were featured:
- “Ein (kleiner) Winternachtstraum” by Jacqueline Fontyn (Belgium)
- “Symphonic Slices” by Ülo Krigul (Estonia)
- “The Horses of Saint Mark” by Isidora Zebeljan (Serbia)
- “Tre piccolissime musiche notturne” by Nicola Campogrande (Italy)
- “Memento” by Milan Mihajlovic (Serbia)
- “Vellamon neidot” by Mikko Nisula (Finland)
The concert was very well attended with around 200 people. The pieces and performance of the orchestra were very well received with a long round of applause.
Dušan Bavdek, chair of the ECCO Working Group, said about the concert:
“I was pleased with the very positive echoes about the concert of the RTS Symphony Orchestra under the ECCO brand. I believe the ECCO project proved again that it presents an excellent ground to bring together and present colorful and aesthetically diverse pieces of the rich mosaic of European art music.«
ECCO is a project of the ECF committee of ECSA. It aims to establish itself as a pan-European “body of sound” dedicated to the performance, circulation and promotion of contemporary art music. By its educational dimension, ECCO serves as a pro-active development and networking arena for professional composers and performers, especially young and emerging ones.
ECSA is an umbrella association of over 54 professional guilds of songwriters and composers of any genres of music. ECSA’s core mission is to defend and promote the rights of composers and songwriters with the aim of improving their social and economic condition as well as their artistic freedom. ECSA is registered under Belgium law as international non-profit organization and is financed by contribution of members, as well as by Creative Europe.
For more information, please contact:
Alicja Swierczek, EU Affairs and Programme Manager