European chords, gipsy rhythms, Bulgarian polyphony; warm brass band sound, traditional multi-voice, pop music energy… Goran Bregović collaborated with such musicians as Cesaria Évora, Iggy Pop and Gipsy Kings. He has sold over 6 million copies of albums. He created an unforgettable tandem with the director Emir Kusturica and won the hearts of the Polish audience in a duet with Kayah...
On the album ‘Three Letters from Sarajevo’ he talks about his city, its history, ethnic and religious diversity. With the strength of his beloved Wedding & Funeral Orchestra and a symphony orchestra, Bregović combined the music of ‘three worlds’. The tone of this album is designated by three instrumental pieces, each of which contains accordingly violin solo: eastern, klezmer and European. The album is filled with Bregović’s compositions, which form a clear narrative with a simple, engaging message.
Goran Bregović has been expressing what he thinks resounds most strongly in Balkan crucible through music for years. He also made the audience accustomed to the important role of emotions in his work. In live performances, he catches the eye with an innate sense of rhythm and harmony. He transforms his concerts into an intense and energetic spectacle.
During the concert at the Szczecin Philharmonic, orchestra musicians will be conducted by Krzysztof Herdzin, conductor, pianist, composer, arranger, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, one of the most versatile musicians in Poland, who released 19 original albums and has already been featured in over 200. He has been nominated for Fryderyk many times and is also a laureate of this award. He performed and recorded with world stars like Branford Marsalis, Richard Bona and Jon Lord.
Goran Bregović I Three Letters from Sarajevo
Symphony HallFilharmonia im. Mieczysława Karłowicza w Szczecinie
ul. Małopolska 48