The 18th edition of Guitar Art Festival
will be held under the slogan
“Integrations”. The festival will again justify its status as one of the greatest
guitar festivals in the world with over 150 participants from 20 countries.
Through 13 concerts the audience will be exposed to a very attractive selection
of world class musicians in the field of classical music, tango, flamenco, blues,
rock and contemporary musical creations.
Festival begins with a concert “Fusion of Latin American Classic” which take
place in Kolarac Foundation on the 20 th of March. At the concert, we will see the
acts of Roberto Aussel, bandoneon player Aleksandar Nikolić and chamber
Orchestra Anima Musicae from Hungary.
The living legend of world guitar, Tommy Emmanuel
will perform on the 23 rd of
March 2017. It will be a great opportunity for the audience to hear for the first
time, songs from his current album “It’s Never Too Late”.
The remaining four concert nights will be held at Dom Omladine Belgrade
are proudly announcing the greatest representatives of modern Hispanic scene –
Ultra High Flamenco, who will for the first time perform in Serbia together with a
well-known flamenco dancer Rosario Toledo; afterward we have a concert of
Giorgos Georgopulus quartet that brings us an urban bouzouki sound with
traditional Greek melodies and a concert of a versatile and unconventional talent
of Bojan Ivanovski with a premiere of his author’s project – “A whole new
After the traditional part of the classic program, the festival will represent this
year’s project Guitar Integrations which will gather classical guitarist on the rise
from 6 ex-Yugoslavian republics. Together, they will hold individual concerts but
they will also work on creating a new music piece as a group. Italian composer
Carlo Domeniconi is composing a premier piece for 6 guitars which will be
played by Mak Grgić, Srđan Bulat, Sanel Redžić, Nemanja Ostojić, Radoš Malidžan
and Darko Bageski at the closing ceremony of the festival on 25 th of March 2017
in Dom Omladine in Belgrade.
More information about the program and festival schedule can be found at: gaf.rs