Samobor Percussion Ensemble Sudar Percussion in Sinj – A Success!

Daniela Rogulj

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Nikola Belancic

Sinj hosted a wonderful concert featuring the Samobor ensemble Sudar Percussion last weekend.

On July 7th, during the Music Evenings of TZGS, the Tourist Board of Sinj, the Ministry of Culture of Croatia, the City of Sinj, and the Tourist Board of Split-Dalmatia County, organized a grand  concert by the Samobor percussion ensemble Sudar Percussion was successfully held.

In the unique and beautiful Alkar court, the people of Sinj witnessed a true virtual music spectacle with the virtuoso performance of Samobor percussionist Sudar Percussion. Members of the ensemble are eminent young musicians who went on tour with the album Oxygene, an adaptation of the well-known pioneer of electronic music Jean Michael Jarre. All of his compositions were arranged by member of the ensemble, Nikolas Sinkovic, and many compositions were performed.

Nikola Belancic Sudar Percussion 24

Nikola Belancic

The members of the ensemble are Goran Gorše (artistic director – vibraphone), Filip Merčep (marimba), Nikolas Sinković (electronics and percussion), Robert Batelić (piano), Andriano Bernobić (drums), Aleksandar Vešić (bass guitar) and guest Darko Sedak Benčić (trumpet).

Sudar Percussion has held an enviable number of concerts and tours in Croatia and abroad since 2010 including the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall (2012 and 2014), Split Summer Festival, Ohrid Summer, Podgorica, EXPO Exhibition in Milan 2015, BUMfest in Slovenia, DamFest in Priština, and Zagreb’s Cultural Summer at Lake Bundek. 

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Nikola Belancic

Sudar Percussion has performed music cooperations with many famous artists and ensembles around the world including Zagreb soloist Stefan Milenković, HRT tamburitza orchestra, Simply Brass quintet, I:NK Experimental duo, Matej Meštrović and Darko Sedak Benčić (trumpet), who plays as a soloist in the OXYGENE project. 

Sudar Percussion has also cooperated with many famous artists and ensembles of the world including Zagreb soloists Stefan Milenković, HRT tamburitza orchestra, Simply Brass Quintet, I: NK Experiment duo, Matej Meštrović and Darko Sedak Benčić (trumpet), who plays as a soloist in the OXYGENE project. Major projects include The Film Project, M. Meštrović: Eat Suite, A. Vivaldi: 4 seasons, C. Orff: Carmina Burana, Rock In, and the current project “OXYGENE” by J.M.Jarre. Sudar Percussion was the winner of the prestigious American Independent Music Awards of the year in 2015 with the album Eat Suite.

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Nikola Belancic

Numerous domestic and foreign audiences enjoyed a truly unique multimedia music spectacle in Sinj. 

The Sinj Tourist Board will continue to organize such events to further position Sinj and the Cetina as a center of a vibrant cultural entertainment.

The Sinj Tourist Boards thanks everyone who helped make the concert happen, as well as everyone that attended the show. 


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