Draško Adžić

Draško Adžić (1979, Serbia) graduated from the Department for Orchestration and Composition at the Faculty of Music Art, under Isidora Žebeljan. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at the same institution, where he also works as a teaching assistant. His works have been performed in Serbia, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Austria, the Czech Republic, Armenia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Macedonia. He has participated at major European festivals of music, such as Gaudeamus Music Week, ISA PragWienBudapest, Music Biennale Zagreb and BEMUS. He often composes music for theatre, television, and film. His works in applied music have been presented at the following festivals: the Berlinale, Maifestspiele Wiesbaden, Fest, BITEF, Sterijino pozorje, MESS, and Cinema City. His incidental music for Radnici umiru pevajući, a theatre play directed by Anđelka Nikolić, won a Sterija Award. He has performed as a pianist, singer, and conductor, interpreting his own as well as works by other composers. Occasionally, he also organises concerts of contemporary music.

The piece Melanholične svetkovine (Melancholy Feasts) is a suite in five movements, comprising a selection of tracks from Zajedno (Together), a feature film by Mladen Matičević, arranged for viola and string orchestra on the initiative of Saša Mirković. The film was premièred at the 39th FEST in 2011.

Melanholične svetkovine, five scenes for viola and string orchestra

From Zajedno, a film by Mladen Matičević

I Aubade
II Roulette russe
III Melencolia
IV Wilde Jagd
V Exeunt