One of the most versatile contemporary violinists, Benjamin Schmid, speaks exclusively to CorD about his life, which he says is “more important than a career”. A particular strength of his can be found in his exceptionally broad repertoire and very personal style. At the core of his career are works by Austrian composers like Berg, Goldmark, Korngold, Kreisler, Mozart, Muthspiel, Schoenberg and Webern
Norway’s art scene boomed in the 19th century with the introduction of landscape artists such as Johan Christian Dahl and Johannes Flintoe. Since then, it has seen an increase in local Impressionist, Realist, and Modernist artists, after a long history of importing rather than creating artworks. Today, Norway is proud to have bred many internationally recognised artists, from printmakers to sculptors to jewellers
Charles Simić is among America’s greatest poets. In late August he spent two days in his hometown of Belgrade, whilst on his way back from Macedonia, where he received the "Golden Wreath of the Struga Poetry Evenings", one of Europe’s most important poetry awards, in recognition of his entire poetry opus.
She is a symbol of everything superior, European and elite. Her life is a fusion of the art of living and the culture of giving. To Serbia, she has gifted the opera and theatre house called Madlenianum in Zemun and Zepter Museum in Belgrade city centre, while she has helped to educate more than 500 scholarship recipients and provided material support to hundreds of valuable scientific and artistic projects ... in short, she is Europe’s greatest patron of art and cultural benefactor
Last month saw the closing of an exhibition of Miloš Šobajić at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina in Novi Sad. Why are we highlighting this information? Because this was the eighteenth solo exhibition of this great artist. With his first exhibition coming when he was just 21, this total means that he has held an average of two solo exhibits annually throughout his career