Nemanja Radulovic: The Strings Of Life

–          Do you like classical music? –          Most certainly! Especially Bach, the perfection of harmony and mathematic accuracy… –          I love it! Mostly Mozart, he calms me down. –          No one is equal to Wagner, everything ends with him! –          Yes! Rachmaninoff’s pieces have elements that no composer managed to unite. –         Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Satie… –          Yes, […]

Dreaming With Mr. Guitar

Is it possible for just one day to have the power to change our entire life – to turn it  upside down, in a good or a bad way? When we sum everything up, can life be focused around 4 or 5 crucial days that have influenced its course irreversibly?  Regardless of all the good and […]

Jacqueline Du Pré: Creating The Rainbow

She’s like a rainbow Coming, colors in the air Oh, everywhere She comes in colors. Have you seen her dressed in blue? See the sky in front of you And her face is like a sail Speck of white so fair and pale Have you seen a lady fairer? She shoots colors all around  Like […]

When Music Is Stronger Than Evil

”I’m not sure if I would know how to write about music”, I told him. He looks at me silently, while the ash falls off from the cigarette and on the table. I don’t know if he heard me or if the words remained lost in a between-time of sorts, in that moment when one […]

Scenes From Childhood

Everyone has heard of the redheaded girl with freckles, kittens and two different socks. It’s Pippi Longstocking, of course. However, I wonder at which degree are the children of today familiar with her qualities besides the obvious ones? Would someone mention the vivid imagination of the most independent girl in the world which has helped […]

А Certain smile

Dostoevsky once said that the way we smile can reveal all our secrets. The sweetest way to smile or laugh is when we are with friends, but the smile that reveals the most is the one we usually hide. That smile makes us eager to be left alone, just so we don’t have to share […]

Pogorelic in Belgrade: Dreaming of a Concert

After almost 30 years, Pogorelic is back in Belgrade. The tickets were sold out after only three hours. The fact that they vanished in one afternoon tells us how much the audience longed for him and with what impatience he was welcomed in the city where he was born and where he started to play […]

Picnic On Five Continents

The first landmark one notices on the way to the center of Marseille coming from the airport is the glistening aqueduct – the stone engulfed in the Provence sun is the most beautiful garnish of the long channel that has been providing drinking water for Marseille since the 19th Century. Later in the same epoch, […]

Help!

Spain, in the time of the Beatles An English teacher in a province school and one of the biggest fans of the famous Liverpool four, makes up an excuse for the school’s principal about his sudden absence and sets out on a journey! The reason for this benign lie is very important – John Lennon is […]