Barber of Seville and Lady of the Camellias Sarajevo

The Barber of Seville – Cancelled Sarajevo’s Opera and Philharmonic were set to perform The Barber of Seville on Tuesday night. Written by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini the popular comic opera first appeared in Sarajevo in 1948 with several repeat performances over the years. Co-produced with the Italian Embassy the opera is based on a…

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Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra

Last Thursday I attended a Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra performance at the National Theatre – literally around the corner from my apartment. Philharmonic season is summer, so it was lucky finding this special winter performance. Samra Gulamović, a native of Sarajevo, is the orchestra’s principal conductor. Toshio Yanagisawa was guest conductor with Boštjan Lipovšek as horn…

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Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

I love Sarajevo – a cool European city with a laid back atmosphere! It’s comfortable and easy to blend – a treat exploring such an agreeable place. The people are friendlier than Berlin, Croatia, and Montenegro. Performing Arts and Architecture My apartment is along the Miljacka River which has 20+ bridges. It’s near Old Town close to…

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