Genuine modern Balkan brass music involves Heide this summer season.
What do darbuka, tapan, tuba and trumpet music need to do with summer season? They’re all devices within the 10-piece band, Opa! Bato, who will carry out within the grounds of Heide Museum of Trendy Artwork this summer season.
Opa! Bato declare to be the one “Trubački Orkestar” in Australia. Derived from Turkish-influenced improvisations, the energetic Melbourne-based band play energetic, brass-heavy music drawn from the traditions of Serbia, Macedonia and past. Led by Dushan Mitrovic, a composer and performer initially from Serbia/Czech Republic, Opa! Bato had been shaped in 2009 to showcase the distinctive fusion of European and Oriental conceptions of this music.
They’ve since performed the Melbourne Worldwide Jazz Competition, Excessive Vibes Music Competition, Darebin Music Feast and the Antipodes Hellenic Competition, in addition to being an everyday fixture at weddings, events and cultural festivals. Suffice to say, the place there may be Opa! Bato, there’s a social gathering!
Opa! Bato would be the ultimate act performing on the Heide Summer time Competition, which runs from January 17 to March 7 on the much-loved sculpture park at Heide. The summer season occasion sees partnerships with the Melbourne Worldwide Jazz Competition, Songlines and Midsumma Competition, to current reside acts like Emma Donovan and The Putbacks, Solomon Sisay, The Deans, and Diimpa and Forest Collective, because the venue embraces reside efficiency all through summer season.
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