2016/17

On 5th May 2017 Menart released Ivan Brkljačić’s digital album entitled SKC Live 2016. The album includes 8 tracks performed live at Brkljačić’s author’s concert held at the Student Cultural Center in Belgrade.

Love, Love, Love, for which Brkljačić composed music, premiered at the theater Atelje 212 on 21st April 2017. The play was directed by Alisa Stojanović.

At the beginning of 2017 Piano duo LP released their album LP duo presents,which features Ivan Brkljačić’s composition Piece, Cake, Collage for piano four hands, specially composed for Sonja Lončar and Andrija Pavlović.

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2016 was a very active year for Ivan Brkljačić. Apart from the most significant event – Author’s concert, held at the end of May in SKC, Belgrade, Brkljačić had several of his compositions premiered, in Belgrade: B-G-B-A-Ro(c)k for baroque ensemble, Eleganza Nuova for chamber string orchestra and in Maribor: Fliza – version for flute and piano.

During the six-month period (September 2016 – March 2017) Brkljačić’s compositions were performed at concerts in France, Italy and England, namely:
- in Paris (Serbian Cultural Center): Impromptu for piano, Sax & Sex for saxophones and piano, If I had your Eyes for soprano, flute and piano and B-G-B-A Ro(c)k for baroque ensemble
- in Limoges, Selmer and Rungis: Sax & sex for saxophones and piano
- in Rome, (Baldini hall): Couvade for violin, clarinet and piano
- in London (St. James's Church Piccadilly): Fliza – version for flute and piano

String quartet TAJJ from Novi Sad performed Brkljačić’s composition Mokranjac – Variations on the fragment from Njest Svjat during their Serbian tour in October and November 2016 in Kragujevac, Niš, Subotica, Novi Sad and Belgrade.

Serbian artists Đorđe Miloševič, cello and Bojana Dimković, piano performed Brkljačić’s composition In the Blink of an Eyeduring their Serbian tour in Kosovska Mitrovica, Raška, Niš and Belgrade.

In mid-October 2016 Brkljačić gave a lecture Possibilities, Opportunities and Experience to students of the international Career Plan course as part of Operos, an opera festival in Belgrade.

In previous months Brkljačić acted as a jury member at competitions ReConstruction and Kornelije in Belgrade, a competition of Young Solfeggists in Požarevac, as well as a jury member of Mokranjac Award – the most prestigious award for classical music composers in Serbia.