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-         The most important event of the year 2009 was the centenary of the birth of Ljubica Maric (1909-2009), one of the most original authors of the contemporary Serbian music. The Centenary of her birth found its place on the UNESCO calendar as a date important for the world cultural heritage. The following events took place: two symphonic concerts, three camera concerts, a symposium of musicology and an exhibition in the Gallery of Serbian academy of sciences and arts, dedicated to her life and work and titled Mystery, Silence, and Creation. By the initiative of the Composers Association of Serbia, on November 12 the memorial plaque was set on 36 Dzordz Vasington street in Belgrade, where the authoress lived and worked.

-         The composers in the world of stamps – the serial of eight stamps and four envelopes with portraits of the Serbian composers of 19th and 20eth century ( Kornelije Stankovic, Josif Marinkovic, Miloje Milojevic, Petar Konjovic, Stevan Hristic, Mihovil Logar, Ljubica Maric i Vasilije Mokranjac). Promoted on June 18th in the garden of the Composers Association’s residence.

-         March 20th – the author concert of the big jazz band and the conductor Vojislav Simic (1924). Performed in the hall of the Composers Association.

-         April 24th – the author’s concert of Dusan Radic (1929), full member of SANU, celebrating his 80th birthday. Performed in the hall of the Composers Association.

-         May 18th - the author’s concert of the great Serbian composer Vasilije Mokranjac (1923 - 1984), in commemoration of 25 years after his death.

-         In connection with the edition of the Anthology of the Serbian solo lied in five volumes, the promotive concerts were held in Belgrade and nine other Serbian town. The soloists were three great Serbian singers – Dragana del Monako mezzo-soprano, Katarina Jovanovic soprano, and Aneta Ilic soprano – with the special introduction of the author whose works were on program.

-          Mokranjac Award for 2008, sponsored by Serbian Ministry of Culture and released by the Composers Association of Serbia, went to the composer Zoran Eric (1950) for his work Seven glances at the sky for string sextet.

-         In November 13-18 the 18th International Review of Composers was held in Belgrade on the subject The Echoes of Space. Fifty-five works were performed on ten concerts, of which 20 Serbian and 35 foreign (Europe, Asia, America). Besides the Symphonic orchestra of RTS, string orchestra St George and numerous domestic soloists and ensembles, the performances of the KLANGFORUM WIEN i SONANZA from Stockholm must be specially mentioned.

-         Two opera premieres: Rastislav Kambaskovic (1939)’s Hasanaginica, 3 acts opera with libretto based on the work of the Serbian poet Ljubomir Simovic, played on November 22 in the National Theatre in Belgrade; Mandragola, two acts opera by Ivan Jeftic (1947), performed on December 16 in Madlennianum theatre and opera, as their commission.

-         The jury of Serbian section proposed  4 works for the ISCM WORLD NEW MUSIC DAYS 2009. The jury of the Festival selected two compositions: Horses of St Marco for the symphonic orchestra by Isidora Zebeljan (1967) and Radiolullaby for four saxophones by Vladimir Pejkovic (1976).