The first concert of the ensemble “New Barcelona” was held on August 22, 2020 at 19:00, in the Atrium of the National Museum in Zrenjanin. The concert was jointly realized by the National Museum and the Cultural Center of Zrenjanin under the auspices of the City of Zrenjanin. The event was also streamed on the KCZR Facebook account, as well as the video signal and sound broadcast on Freedom Square via a video beam. The program included works by Haydn, Mozart and Milan Aleksić.
Admission was free. In accordance with the prevention measures, the number of places was limited, with visitors obliged to wear a mask.
About the “Nova Barcelona” (New Barcelona) ensemble
The ensemble “Nova Barcelona” was founded with the idea of continuing the rich Zrenjanin musical tradition. The goal is envisaged as a permanent ensemble composed of Zrenjanin musicians, professors, and students that constantly works and holds concerts. The focus of the ensemble is the development and strengthening of local capacities, the creation of a permanent audience, the education of children, and the empowerment of local musicians, especially music students, through constant artistic practice. The ensemble consists of: Vesna Vučurević, Branislava Rajačić (flutes), Nikola Jančić, Marko Derikrava (clarinets), Bojan Cvetinov (saxophone), Eleonora Stipić (bassoon), Milan Stojanović (horn), Či Aleksandar Čikoš (trumpet), Miloš Šakić (trombone) ), Mina Đekić, Rade Živanović, Milana Bjelobaba, Vilma Dutina, Šiveg Tibor, Sonja Momirov, Kendereši Robert, Milijana Zolotić Simić, Igor Havran (violins), Marina Popović, Čaba Kendereši, Sanja Milanov, Viktor Radu (violas), Kristina Tokodi , Biljana Simić (cello), Vladimir Lazović, David Mezei (double bass), Veljko Torbica (guitar), Nemanja Števanov (piano), Dejan Karlečik (narrator), and Milan Aleksić (orchestration, conductor). New Barcelona is a name that a part of our city was once called in the 18th century.