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WELCOME to my web site. It provides information about my activities, concert schedule, and more. I will try to keep it up to date as best as I can, but due to my extensive travelling schedule sometimes this may not always be possible.

I hope that you will find this site interesting. Enjoy!

Predrag


September 5, 2019 - In the forthcoming season, Maestro Gosta will appear at concerts in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Atlanta, London and Vienna (his Vienna debut, featuring Beethoven's 3rd Piano Concerto with Natasa Veljkovic). More information coming soon!

July 16, 2019 - Makris Symphony Orchestra was invited to join the International "Musica Riva Festival" in Riva del Garda, Italy, where it will perform 4 concerts as its ensemble-in-residence

June 10, 2019 - Maestro Gosta will serve as the President of the Jury of the 1st Makris International Conducting Competition, which will be held from June 24 to July 1 in Belgrade, Serbia.

May 12, 2019 - The 14th annual Belgrade Early Music Festival will be held from May 20 until June 15 in Belgrade and Novi Sad. For more information, visit the festival's website at belgradeearlymusicfestival.com

May 1, 2019 - Maestro Gosta has accepted a place at the Christ Church in Oxford, commencing 2019. He will lead a research about reconstructio of late 18th-century operas by Stephen Storace, a contemporary of Mozart.

February 20, 2019 - The 1st Makris International Conducting Competition will be organized this year from June 24 to July 3, in honor of the Greek-American violinist and composer Andreas Makris. Maestro Gosta will be the president of the International Jury at the competition. More information about the competition including how to apply can be found on its website, makriscompetition.com

January 5, 2019 - On February 16 and 17, Maestro Gosta will conduct the Serbian and Balkan premiere of Handel's masterpiece "Acis and Galatea", directed for the first time ever by Marijana Mijanovic. The cast includes tenors Leif Arunh-Solén and Mathias Hedegaard, soprano Beatriz de Sousa and bass-baritone Sreten Manojlovic.

November 10, 2018 - This December, Maestro Gosta will again conduct the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre in the series of The Nutcracker ballet by Tchaikovsky. This year's series will mark 100th performance of this ballet by Maestro Gosta and the Gwinnett Ballet

July 1, 2018 - In honor of Mrs. Margaret Makris' visit to Serbia, today the Makris Symphony Orchestra will present a gala concert, featuring music by Andreas Makris, Aleksandar Simic, Borodin, Tchaikovsky and Elgar. The orchestra is conducted by Maestro Predrag Gosta.

June 8, 2018 - The 13th edition of the Belgrade Early Music Festival, led by its Artistic Director Predrag Gosta, starts today and will feature total of 18 concerts in two cities - Belgrade and Novi Sad. For detailed information, please visit the Festival's web site.

May 20, 2018 - The Association of Musical Artists in Serbia has announced that Maestro Gosta is the recepient of the "Artist of the Year" Award for 2017. As the conductor and music director of opera "Orfeo" by Claudio Monteverdi, which has been premiered in November of 2017 and was nominated for (and won) the best musical event of the year award.

March 5, 2018 - Predrag Gosta starts today his 3-month long engagement with the Theater in Biel-Solothurn (Switzerland), as the music director for Mozart's opera "Mitridate, re di Ponto". The stage director is Francesco Bellotto from Italy.

January 15, 2018 - Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo" is in full preparation for its next performance in Belgrade on January 26. It will be followed by a concert of J.S. Bach's music on period instruments, scheduled for the Kolarac Concert Hall on January 28, and Novi Sad's Sinagogue on January 29. Tickets are on sale now!

January 4, 2018 - Happy New Year! Another traditional candlelight Christmas concert of Baroque Music at the Kolarac Concert Hall in Belgrade was sold-out full week before it happened on December 30th, and was a great success. Maestro Gosta promises that in 2018 there will be more candlelight concerts of baroque music. Tonight also another big premiere is happening: the video streaming premiere of Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo", recorded on Nov. 18, 2017, and which is available for free on OperaVision.

December 7, 2017 - This December Predrag Gosta conducts the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's "Nutcracker" for the 11th year in row, with 8 scheduled performances. Following "The Nutcracker", Gosta will perform in Handel's "Messiah" as well as in the traditional annual Candlelight Christmas concert with New Trinity Baroque.

November 19, 2017 - Serbian premiere of "L'Orfeo" was opened last night in Belgrade with a great success. The auditiorium of the Madlenianum Theatre was filled to its capacity. The next performance in Belgrade is scheduled for January 26, 2018.

October 10, 2017 - After a successful season opening concert in Atlanta with New Trinity Baroque, Maestro Gosta is involved in the preparation of Monteverdi's masterpiece "L'Orfeo" for the New Belgrade Opera, which will be premiered on November 18 in Serbia (Madlenianum Theatre in Belgrade) and on November 30 in Bulgaria (Theatre in Stara Zagora)

August 25, 2017 - This Summer's festival engagements of Maestro Gosta included performances of the Monteverdi Vespers with Antiphonus Vocal Ensemble in Croatia, as well as Vespers by Croatian Vinko Jelic with the Choir of the Croatian Radio-Television.he also participated at the Dartington International Summer School in England.

June 4, 2017 - This year's Belgrade Early Music Festival will start on June 10 and last until June 25. It will include performances by such ensembles as Savaria Baroque Orchestra (Hungary), Croatian Baroque Ensemble (Croatia), New Trinity Baroque (USA), and soloists such as Florian Deuter, baroque violin (Germany), Evelyn Tubb, soprano (United Kingom), Michael Fields, lute (United Kingdom), and more...

May 1, 2017 - Yesterday's issue of Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag said the following about "Lucio Silla" performance in Switzerland: "Dirigent Predrag Gosta dirigiert Mozarts Frühwerk leichtfüssig und so klug ausgehorcht, dass man die Ohren gar nicht tief genug in den Orchestergraben hineinstecken kann. Das Sinfonie Orchester Biel Solothurn nimmt Gostas Ideen begeistert auf." (Christian Berzins, Neue Zürcher Zeitung am Sonntag, 30 April 2017)

April 9, 2017 - The premiere of "Lucio Silla" in Solothurn was a great success! And the first review is already out: "Mit diesem 'Lucio Silla' schuf das kleinste Stadttheater der Schweiz den Höhepunkt des Opernjahrs." (Michel Schaer, Die Stimme der Kritik, 09.04.2017)

February 26, 2017 - Today Maestro Gosta starts a three-month engagement for the Opera of Biel-Solothurn, Switzerland, working on a new production of Mozart's opera "Lucio Silla". The Stage Director is Daniel Pfluger, and the team of excellent singers includes Roger Padullés, Ljupka Rac, Inès Berlet, Gioia Crepaldi, Sylvie Humphries and Konstantin Nazlamov. For more information, visit tobs.ch

February 4, 2017 - While the 9th Belgrade Baroque Academy starts just tomorrow, already the next concert of the Makris Symphony Orchestra has been announced for February 18 and 19, featuring briliant Evelyne BEREZOVSKY in Rachmaninov's 3rd Piano Concerto, as well as compositions by Kabalevsky, Khachaturian, Dvorak, Simic and Makris

January 23, 2017 - After a successfull run of baroque concerts, from February 5 to 11 Maestro Gosta will again join forces with fantastic Marijana Mijanovic, teaching at the 9th edition of the Belgrade Baroque Academy. Theme of this academy is Monteverdi's theatrical music, as an introduction to the forthcoming production of Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo", planned for this Summer

January 1, 2017 - HAPPY NEW YEAR! After a short holiday break, next concert in honor of the Orthodox Christmas and New Year will be presented by Predrag Gosta and New Trinity Baroque on January 15 (Novi Sad) and January 22 (Belgrade). Welcome!

December 15, 2016 - "The Nutcracker" is already going well at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center, while the tickets for the 10th anniversary of the Baroque Candlelight Christmas with New Trinity Baroque (December 18) are almost being sold-out. Hurry up and buy them at newtrinitybaroque.org

October 4, 2016 - After a successful concert in Atlanta, next projects that await Maestro Gosta include a concert of symphonic music with the Makris Symphony Orchestra in Belgrade, concerts at the BUNT Festival in November with New Trinity Baroque as well as the famous French cellist Marc Coppey, and the run of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" (for the tenth year in row) for the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre in December. Check out the calendar on the right.

September 15, 2016 - The first concert of the 2016-17 New Trinity Baroque season in Atlanta is entitled "Musical Exultation" and will be presented on October 1st. It will include compositions by Vivaldi, Handel, Bach, Platti and Mozart, including the exciting "Exsultate, jubilate", with soprano Erica Schuller, in honor of Mozart's double anniversary!

August 31, 2016 - The NEW CD with the London Symphony Orchestra is finally out! Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" (in Ravel's orchestration) and Rachmaninov's famous last work "Symphonic Dances". THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS POSSIBLE, especially the producer Michael Fine and the sound engineer Wolf-Dieter Karwatky. You can order the CD via iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, hear it on Spotify, or enjoy a little bit of it here:

July 10, 2016 - This month Maestro Gosta will perform with the Choir of the Croatian Radio-Television at the Osor Musical Evenings festival in Croatia, followed by the participation at the Austria Baroque Academy in Kremsmünster, Austria.

   
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