After 16 months of intensive cooperation among partners from Višegrad and Balkan regions, had its final concert on October 17 at Princess Ljubica Residence – the first historic Royal residence in Belgrade.
The audience was limited due to a COVID-19 regulations, but the concert was recorded and will be published soon on ArtLink’s YouTube channel.
The concert was hosted by the Ambassador of Poland to Serbia, H.E. Rafal Perl on behalf of the Polish Presidency of Višegrad group. The famous Czech soprano Patricia Janeckova performed at the concert, as well as the Polish violinist Filip Cwizowicz, who was the concert master of the ArtLink chamber ensemble , the part of Camerata Balcanica. The conductor was Maestro Benjamin Haemhouts from Belgium.
Jovanka Višekruna Janković, the Artistic Director of the Višegrad Balkan Young Talents Project, said that the Project was the result of several years of intensive cooperation and building the lasting partnerships among the partners from the two regions, all accomplished with the support of the International Višegrad Fund.
After a series of events in Kaposvar (HU), Berat (AL), Sarajevo (BH), Tirana (AL), Novi Sad (SRB), and Belgrade (SRB) at the ArtLink Festival, the project is building a new on-line platform for young talented musicians from the two regions. The artists and festivals that cooperate closely on the Project are Beethoven Association from Poland, Camerata Janacek from the Czech Republic, Chamber Music Society from Hungary and Slovak artists from Slovakia, as well as the organisations from the Western Balkans – ArtPlus of Albania, Sarajevo Winter Festival from Bosnia and Herzegovina.