No Borders Orchestra is on the road again! Building on a successful tour of the Balkans during summer 2018 the No Borders Orchestra string ensemble, accompanied by percussions and electronica, follow up in summer 2019 with another international tour around the Western Balkans and Europe called “B Matinee”.
This project, whose name suggests new beginnings, brings together contemporary classical music and clubbing culture, and features cutting-edge new compositions by five exciting young composers from the Balkan region. These new, contemporary, experimental compositions are inspired by Berghain, the famous Berlin club.
The 2019 B Matinee tour also commemorates thirty years of the Fall of the Berlin Wall and celebrates the tearing down of walls between classical and clubbing music.
By communicating with contemporary techno sound, our composers cross genres, surmounting the borders between different styles of music. The result is a new and fresh sound that has no limits.
Drasko Adzic (Belgrade): B. matinée*
Drinor Zymberi (Pristina): Trance*
Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Davor Branimir Vincze (Zagreb/Chicago): darkroom*
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Darija Andovska (Skopje): FairVent*
Johann Sebastian Bach: Air for Strings
Danijel Zontar (Sarajevo): Afterparty* (electronica: MKDSL)
*commissioned by NBO
This concert is supported by: German Foreign Ministry, Regional Youth Cooperation Office – RYCO, Open Society Foundations, Swiss Embassy Belgrade and U.S. Embassy Belgrade.
Date: September 22, 10:30-12:30
Location: Drugstore club, Belgrade
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Dragana Kostica is the Belgrade-based editor in chief and founder of Still in Belgrade art, culture and club scene magazine. She holds a Master of Arts in Cultural Policy and Management in Arts (MA of Arts) and a Bachelor degree in Archaeology.