'Western Balkans go Pop & Rock' - Summer 2024

More information to come.


The following concerts have been scheduled (details):


Date Activity City   
18.07.2024  Arrival of the participants Cetinje (MNE)   

19.07. -


Master classes and
orchestra rehearsals
Cetinje, The Royal Zetski Dom, Music Academy   
27.07.2024 Open General Rehearsal Cetinje  
28.07.2024 Concert  Luštica Bay (MNE)  
29.07.2024 Concert Žabljak (MNE)  
01.08.2024 Concert  Sarajevo (BIH)  
03.08.2024 Concert Gostivar (NMK)  
06.08.2024 Concert Pristina (RKS)  
09.08.2024 Concert Durrës (AL)  
11.08.2024 Concert Novi Sad (SRB)  
16.08.2024 Concert Berlin (D)  
Lecturers Instrument Name  
  1st Violins Joachim Heimbrock   
  2nd Violins Catherine Myerscough   
  Violas  Wladimir Kossjanenko   
  Violoncellos  Margreta Häfer   
  Double Basses  Zoran Zakrajšek   
  Woodwinds  Cem Önertürk   
  Brass Peter Körner   
  Percussion Philipp Kohnke   
  Artistic Director & Conductor Desar Sulejmani  
  Tour Manager  Eva Laußer   
Participants See programme brochures    

In the programme:


Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)

Ouverture to La forza del destino


Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)

O papagaio do moleque

On the occasion of the composer's 65th death year


Up to 10 new arrangements on the WB region's famous rock & pop songs.  


Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)

Pictures at an exhibition

Orchestra version by Sergei Gortchakov