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Galija, Makris, Belgrade Soul Sextet performed


The Atrium Sessions series of concerts in the atrium of Captain Miša's Mansion ended on 25 September 2022 with a superb performance by the unique band Belgrade Soul Sextet and the ‘Tri sevdaha’ programme that combines the sounds of jazz, tango and traditional Balkan music. The band consisting of Nenad Ljubenović, accordion teacher, Dr Stevan Bata Kovačević, teacher of double bass, pianist Igor Dražević, percussionist Siniša Jović, guitarist Zoran Anić and vocalist Dr Jelena Jakovljević, associate professor at the Faculty of Arts in Niš, performed under the leadership of trumpet teacher, assistant professor Nikola Mijajlović.


The day before, on 24 September 2022, an acoustic concert was held by the band Galija in a crowded atrium, who thrilled the audience with their numerous hits created during four decades of existence. For over ten years, the group’s lineup remains unchanged and includes Nenad Milosavljević Neša (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Predrag Milosavljević Peca (vocals), Boban Pavlović (drums), Dragutin Jakovljević Guta (electric and acoustic guitar), Slaviša Pavlović Stenli (bass) and Goran Antović (piano and keyboards).      


The Makris International Orchestra held a concert on 21 September 2022 with the repertoire ‘Od klasike do Holivuda’ (from classical music to Hollywood) in the Ethnographic Museum (due to the bad weather, the concert was moved from Captain Miša's Mansion). The conductor was Predrag Gosta, and the soloists were Tamara Rađenović (soprano) and Nikola Mijajlović (trumpet). The programme included works of classical music, as well as famous songs from the films such as ‘The Mission’, ‘A Fistful of Dollars’, ‘Schindler's List’ and many others.


Atrium Sessions concerts were organized by the Belgrade Festivals Centre (CEBEF).