Belgrade Music Festival BEMUS covers various classical music concerts as well as operas, choirs, traditional music, and children's workshops. Music lovers should try not to miss at least some of the events taking place within it.
Founded in 1969, the Belgrade Music Festival – BEMUS is one of the oldest and the most prominent music festival in Serbia and one of the most distinctive classical music festivals in the South-Eastern Europe. Enjoying the position of a cultural event of special importance for the City of Belgrade, BEMUS has been member of the European Festivals Association (EFA) since 2002.
Belgrade has hosted some of the most prominent ensembles and soloists of our time – Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestra RAI Torino, New York Philharmonic... as well as Gidon Kremer & Kremerata Baltica, Camerata Salzburg, Il Giardino Armonico, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Peking Opera, Kronos Quartet, Béjart Ballet, Eifman Ballet... Martha Argerich, Zubin Mehta, Nelson Freire, Melvin Tan, Stephen Kovacevich, Hakan Hårdenberger, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Mischa Maisky, Elsabeth Leonskaya, Maksim Vengerov, Julian Rachlin, Renaud Capuçon, Leonidas Kavakos...