UPCOMING CONCERTS

After taking a break due to arrival of Slobodan’s third child, BALKANOPOLIS is now open for booking.
For all inquires please contact general manager.

2017

  • 12. August 2017. – Zlatibor, Serbia – Slobodan Trkulja solo performance @ World of Music Festival @ 13h
  • 13. August 2017. – Herceg Novi, Montenegro Charity concert at the famous Kanli Tower @ 20h
  • 15-19. August 2017. – Glasgow, Scotland – recording of the vocal music for the upcoming David MacKenzie movie “The Outlaw King” with Scottish composer and producer Jim Sutherland
  • 21. August 2017. – Copenhagen, Denmark – concert performance at Streets of the World Photo Exhibition by Jeroen Swolfs – Carlsberg brewery @ 20h 
  • 25. August 2017. – Despotovac, SerbiaJustOut festival – performing outside of ancient walls and towers of Manasija monastery @ 20h 
  • 02. September 2017. – Rotterdam, HollandOpen air concert at the Erasmus Bridge  – performing as a soloist with Marine Orchestra of Dutch Royal Navy – conducted by Arjan Tien
  • 07. November 2017. – DE DOELEN concert hall – Rotterdam, Holland
    performance with Royal Marine Orchestra conducted by Arjan Tien
  • 25. November 2017. – special concert event BALKANOPOLIS 2.0
    CELEBRATING 20 years of BALKANOPOLIS
  • 8-17. December 2017. – Quanzhou, China
    multiple concert performances as part of BALKANOPOLIS 2017. CHINA concert series in association with CEEC 16+1 festival season
PREVIOUS CONCERTS

2017

  • 13. July 2017. – Budva, Montenegro @ SEA DANCE FESTIVAL – opening act Balkanopolis trio
  • 06 – 11. July 2017. – Lanzhou, CHINA @ Lanzhou Art Festival
    Multiple concert performances as part of BALKANOPOLIS 2017 CHINA concert series in association with CEEC 16+1 festival season
    07. July 2017. – Lanzhou China – Quilihe Lily Park – open air concert
    08. July 2017. – Lanzhou China – Quilihe Lily Park – open air concert
    09. July 2017. – Lanzhou China – Waterwheel Park – open air concert
    10. July 2017. – Lanzhou China – Waterwheel Park – open air concert
  • 02. July 2017. – Amsterdam, Holland
    Slobodan Trkulja & BALKANOPOLIS @ Streets of the World exhibition by Jeroen Swolfs
    Location – Streets of the World Photo museum, Zaandam
    Concert starts at 15.00h
  • 01. July 2017. – Amsterdam, Holland
    Slobodan Trkulja & BALKANOPOLIS @ Streets of the World exhibition by Jeroen Swolfs
    Location – Streets of the World Photo museum, Zaandam
    Concert starts at 20.00h
  • 15. June 2017 – Amsterdam, Holland – Slobodan Trkulja exclusive solo performance –
    World premiere @ Streets of the World exhibition by art photographer Jeroen Swolfs  
    Location – Streets of the World Photo Museum Zaandam
  • 10. June 2017.  Uzice, Serbia – Slobodan Trkulja solo performance in GKC – City Cultural Centre
  • 28. Maj 2017. Belgrade, Serbia
    Slobodan Trkulja performing at the Children’s Sports and Arts Festival “Sveta Srbija”
  • 26. May 2017. – Valjevo, Serbia
    – Slobodan Trkulja Quintet – Valjevo Jazz Festival
    with Franz von Chossy piano, Arie den Boer drums, Nenad Gajin electric guitar, Vladimir Samardzic bass guitar
  • 25. May 2017.  Prizren, Kosovo & Metohija, Serbia
    – Slobodan Trkulja & Milos Jakovljevic duo – Spasovdan festival
  • 18. May 2017.  – National Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia
    Slobodan Trkulja & BALKANOPOLIS
    exclusive performance @ ANA & VLADE DIVAC Foundation – 10 year anniversary
  • 16. May 2017. – Bijeljina, Republic Srpska
    Solo concert at Cultural Centre. Tickets on sale from 01. May at the venue.

  • 24. March 2017. Stara Pazova, Serbia – second concert due to high demand –
    extra solo concert with special guests – children’s choir Tinker Bell / Zvonce
  • 23. March 2017. Stara Pazova, Serbia – solo concert with special guests – children’s choir Tinker Bell
  • 17. March 2017. Novi Sad, Serbia – Slobodan Trkulja live at radio Novi Sad with host Billy King
  • 29. January 2017. Glasgow, Scotland
    The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Slobodan Trkulja performance as part of LA BANDA EUROPA, unique European orchestra made up of traditional instruments. Balkanopolis member Goran Milosevic (percussions) performed as part of the orchestra.
  • 27. January 2017. Glasgow, Scotland @ CELTIC CONNECTIONS FESTIVAL
    Slobodan Trkulja & BALKANOPOLIS @ 02 ABC Concert Hall 

2016

  • 05. December 2016. Belgrade, Serbia
  • 06. December 2016. Belgrade, Serbia
    Slobodan Trkulja & BALKANOPOLIS @ MUSICOLOGY FESTIVAL
    EXCLUSIVE club concert – NOVI BitefArtCafe
  • 29. November – 04. December 2016. United Arab Emirates Tour
    Performed multiple solo shows in Dubai, Abu Dabi and other Emirates, as part of UAE National Day celebration.
  • 29. September 2016. – Raska, Serbia – “An Evening with Slobodan Trkulja” speaker on subject  “Music as a path to spiritual liberation” 20h
  • 26. September 2016. – City of Bar, Montenegro – Slobodan Trkulja open air solo concert, plateau in front of Temple of Saint John Vladimir, 20h
  • 20. September 2016. – Valjevo, Serbia – “An Evening With Slobodan Trkulja”speaker on subject  “Music as a path to spiritual liberation” 19h
  • 20. September 2016. – Valjevo, Serbia – Central Prison – Slobodan Trkulja – solo concert for inmates of Valjevo central prison as part of rehabilitation and resocialization program
  • 20. August 2016. – Prizren, Kosovo & Metohija, Serbia – Slobodan Trkulja solo concert – “1st International Festival of Medieval Music”
  • 04. June 2016. – City of Bar, Montenegro – Slobodan Trkulja & BALKANOPOLIS open air concert – plateau in front of Temple of Saint John Vladimir – 20h
  • 26. Маy 2016. – Belgrade, Serbia. NOVI BITEF ArtCafe – Special club performance “Music with 15 instruments & electronics” Slobodan Trkulja conceptual solo concert
  • 15. May 2016. – Belgrade, Serbia. ADA Ciganlija – Special appearance at “Sports Gathering Sveta Srbija” sports and arts festival for children, featuring exhibition matches of Djordje Djoković, Dejan Tomašević and other notable sport figures and artists.
  • 23. Apr 2016. – Cologne, Germany – Concert Broadcast on WDR 4 radio – 20.05h Balkanopolis & WDR Funkhausorchester
  • 09. Apr 2016. – Essen , Germany, UNESCO site Zeche Zollverein, Hall 12 
 Balkanopolis & WDR Funkhausorchester; conducted by Arjan Tien
  • 08. Apr 2016. – Cologne concert, Germany, Klaus fon Bismarck hall
, Balkanopolis & WDR Funkhausorchester; conducted by Arjan Tien
  • 04 – 07. Apr 2016. rehearsals Balkanopolis & WDR Funkhausorchester; conducted by Arjan Tien

2015

  • 27. Nov 2015. – Novi Sad, Spens Arena, “Balkanopolis & friends”
  • 22. Aug 2015. – Zemun, Gardos – “Solo concert on 15 instruments”
  • 25. Jul 2015. – Arilje, Arlemm Festival  — music workshop
  • 15. May 2015. – KOMBANK ARENA – Belgrade, Serbia
 BALKANOPOLIS & friends featuring Mariza, Oleta Adams, Mayssa Karaa & Baaba Maal
  • 06. May 2015. – Kragujevac, Balkanopolis – open air concert

2014

  • 10. Dec 2014. – Belgrade, Serbian National Theatre – soloist with “Kolo” professional folklore ensemble
  • 20. Nov 2014. – Novi Sad, Serbia, named a “Knight of Portugiser wine”
  • 18. Nov 2014. – Zrenjanin, Serbia, Cultural Centre – Solo concert on 15 instruments
  • 03. Nov 2014. – Beograd, Dom Omladine – special guest with Indian fusion band “Papon”
  • 01. Nov 2014. – Zubin potok, Serbian enclave in Kosovo, “Charity concert with 15 instruments”
  • 15. Oct 2014. – Istanbul with Balkan Clarinet Summit
  • 01. Oct 2014. – Cologne, KulturKirche, Balkan Clarinet Summit
  • 21. Sep 2014. – Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome, MasterPeace “Singing for Peace” with Josipa Lisac from Croatia & Metropole Orkest
  • 02. Aug 2014. – Arlemm Festival, Arilje, Solo concert and musical workshop
  • 01. Aug 2014. – Swiss Embassy Residence in Belgrade, solo performance – Swiss National Day
  • 10. Jul 2014. – EXIT FESTIVAL main stage, BALKANOPOLIS opening act of the festival
  • 21. Jun 2014. – Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad, special guest with Folklore ensemble “Vila”
  • 03. Jun 2014. – Slobodan & Mariza visiting flooded areas in Serbia, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Croatia
  • 25. May 2014. – Radio Television Serbia – Teleton – “One call makes a difference”, raising money for victims of the floods, by answering phone calls in live TV show
  • 10. May 2014. – Novi Sad Spens, BEBARIUM concerts for babies and toddlers at 10h, 12h, 14h Free entrance
  • 30. Apr 2014. – Banski Dvor, Banja Luka “Solo concert with 15 instruments”
  • 12. Apr 2014. – Belgrade, Metropol Palace – Bebarium, Concerts for babies and toddlers
  • 26. Jan 2014. – Bijeljina, Republic Srpska, “Solo concert with 15 instruments”
  • 16. Jan 2014. – Eurosonic, Groningen, Netherlands

2013

  • 12. Dec 2013. Sava Center Belgrade, Special guest at Mariza concert
  • 17. Nov 2013. Zrenjanin theatre, “Solo concert on 15 instruments”
  • 06. Nov 2013. National Theatre Belgrade, Karic Foundation prize
  • 08. Oct 2013. Podgorica, Balkanopolis concert in front of 15.000 people
  • 07. Oct 2013. Podgorica, Consecration of the temple, Performance in front of Orthodox Patriarchs and 12.000 people
  • 14. Sep 2013. Nish, Serbia, “Music of Konstantin’s City” 1.700 years from “Edict of Milan”
  • 16. May 2013. “An Evening with Slobodan Trkulja” guest talker at “Zmaj Jovina Gymnasium” Novi Sad
  • 04. May 2013. “Kingdom of Balkanopolis” CD release in Serbia – 200.000 copies distributed with Vecernje Novosti newspaper
  • 01. Mar 2013. Belgrade, press conference, Edict of Milan, announcing concert
  • 31.Dec 2012 / 01. January 2013 Novi Sad, New Years open air concert 2013. – 30.000 people

2012

Slobodan Trkulja playing as part of Balkan Clarinet Summit

  • 16. Dec 2012. Athens, Greece – Goethe-Institute Athens
  • 15. Dec 2012. Izmir,Turkey – MÜZİKSEV (Music museum of IKSEV)
  • 14. Dec 2012. Istanbul, Turkey – Deutsches Generalkonsulat Istanbul
  • 13. Dec 2012. Ankara, Turkey – MEB Sura Hall, Besevler-Ankara
  • 11. Dec 2012. Zagreb, Croatia – Centar za kulturu Čakovec (which is not in Zagreb)
  • 09. Dec 2012. Sarajevo, BiH – Kamerni Teatar 55
  • 07. Dec 2012. Novi Sad, Serbia – Kulturni Centar Novi Sad
  • 06. Dec 2012. Belgrade, Serbia – Dom Omladine
  • 04. Dec 2012. Sofia, Bulgaria – Club Mixtape 5
  • 22. Sep 2012. Novi Sad, Solo performance with NIK VUJIČIĆ motivational speaker at Arena Spens
  • 04. Sep 2012. Thessaloniki, Greece, Theater Avlaia Concert with Balkan Clarinet Summit
  • 02. Sep 2012. Brasov, Romania, Concert with Balkan Clarinet Summit
  • 31. Aug 2012. Athens, Greece, BIOS Theater, 
 concert with Balkan Clarinet Summit, Greece
  • 30. Aug 2012. Rehearsals with Balkan Clarinet Summit 
 Athens, Greece
  • 29. Aug 2012. Rehearsals with Balkan Clarinet Summit 
 Athens, Greece
  • 28. Aug 2012. Rehearsals with Balkan Clarinet Summit in Athens, Greece
  • 30. May 2012. Banja Luka, Republic Srpska – Banski dvor – “Solo concert with 15 instruments”
  • 10. Feb 2012. Herceg Novi, Montenegro, Park concert hall, 
 “Concert for Babies & Toddlers”
  • 09. Feb 2012. Herceg Novi, Montenegro, Park concert hall, solo concert, “Music with 15 instruments”
  • 04. Jan 2012. Sava Centar, Belgrade, charity concert organised by H.R.H Serbian Princess Katarina Karadjordjevic Foundation for children without parental care.

2011.

  • 24. Dec 2011. Novi Sad, Serbia, Spens judo hall, “Concert for Babies & Toddlers” 10h, 12h, 14h / “Concert for Children from 3-6 years of age” 18h
  • 21. Dec 2011. Belgrade, Serbia, Sava Center Amphitheater, “Concert for Babies & Toddlers” 10h, 12h, 14h / “Concert for Children from 3-6 years of age” 18h
  • 17. Dec 2011. Novi Sad Serbia, Spens hall, “Concert for Babies & Toddlers” 10h, 12h, 14h / “Concert for Children from 3-6 years of age” 18h
  • 15. Dec 2011. Belgrade, Serbia, Sava Center Amphitheater, “Concert for Babies & Toddlers” 10h, 12h, 14h / “Concert for Children from 3-6 years of age” 18h
  • 06. Nov 2011. Belgrade, SKC, Concert for Babies
  • 04. Nov 2011. Bijeljina, Republic Srpska, Evening with Slobodan Trkulja, motivational speaker
  • 04. Oct 2011.  Chachak, Serbia, Dom Kulture, an “Evening with Slobodan Trkulja”
  • 23. Sep 2011. Tilburg, Tilburg Theater, Netherlands, soloist with Magogo Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor Arjan Tien, with Franz von Chossy on piano
  • 19. Sep 2011. Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia – Yugra – Classic Hall – BALKANOPOLIS live on stage
  • 17. Sep 2011. Moscow, Russia – House of Music concert hall BALKANOPOLIS live on stage
  • 15. Sep 2011. St Petersburg, Russia – Music Hall, 
 BALKANOPOLIS live on stage
  • 02. Aug 2011. Novi Sad, Open Air – “Solo concert with 15 instruments”
  • 25. Apr 2011. Eastern Sarajevo, Bosnia & Hercegovina – Solo concert with 15 instruments
  • 19. Feb 2011. Banja Luka, Republic Srpska. Banski dvor, charity concert for Monastery Klisina
  • 15. Feb 2011. Belgrade, Serbia “An Evening with Slobodan Trkulja”, motivational speech
  • 23. Jan 2011. Vienna, Austria, Stadhalle, “Solo concert on 15 instruments”
  • 08. Jan 2011. Mostar, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Croatian Dom of Hertzeg Stjepan Kosaca, Gala Orthodox Christmas Concert “Solo concert with 15 instruments”

2010.

  • 16. Sep 2010. Loznica, Serbia, “Solo concert with 15 instruments”
  • June – July BALKANOPOLIS first CHINA TOUR
 8 concert at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai, China!
  • 23. Jun – 02. Jul 2010. – EXPO 2010. 
    World EXPO 2010 is expecting 70 million visitors, and will be the 
    world’s largest exposition ever. Check our facebook page for all concert    
    details
  • 01. Mar 2010. Belgrade, Serbia (Pozorište na TERAZIJAMA)
    Slobodan Trkulja & drums of the Balkans – premiere
  • 29. Jan 2010. NOVI SAD (SNP) Slobodan Trkulja & Franz von Chossy 
    muzika za dvoje / music for duo – Premijera
  • 18. Jan 2010. BEOGRAD (Pozorište na TERAZIJAMA) Premiere
    Slobodan Trkulja & Franz von Chossy muzika za dvoje / music for duo

2009.

  • 16. Nov 2009. BEOGRAD (Pozorište na TERAZIJAMA) Slobodan Trkulja / Electric emotions – solo concert for 20 instruments 
 and electronica
  • 09. Oct 2009. MARSEILLE, FRANCE 
 Slobodan Trkulja & Goran Milošević / European Traditional orchestra
  • 29. May 2009. BEOGRAD (Madlenianum) Premiere
 Music of Eastern Empire / Музика источног царства
  • 24. May 2009. BEOGRAD (Madlenianum) Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments.
  • 17. May 2009. SOMBOR (Narodno pozoriište) 
 Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments
  • 16. May 2009. VRŠAC (Sterijino pozorište)
 Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments.
  • 09. May 2009. NIŠ (Narodno pozorište)  Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments
  • 25 Apr 2009. KRALJEVO (Kvart bioskop)
 Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments
  • 24 Apr 2009. KRALJEVO (Kvart bioskop)
 Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments
  • 23. Apr 2009. UŽICE (Narodno pozorište) Slobodan Trkulja / Music with 15 instruments
  • 13. Jan 2009. (Madlenianum Theatre) Slobodan Trkulja / Muzika sa 15 instrumenata
 Karte u prodaji na biletarnici Madlenijanuma, Knez Mihajlova 42 Rezervacije na telefon +381.11.33.00.111
  • 27. Jan 2009. (Srpsko Narodno Pozorište) Slobodan Trkulja / Muzika sa 15 instrumenata

2008.

  • 13. Sep 2008.  (Bach Castle, Serbia) Days of European Heritage
     solo concert on 15 instruments Slobodan Trkulja concert is initiated by Serbian Ministry of Culture in coop with EU
  • 01- 05. Sep 2008.  (Hilversum, Netherlands)  Balkanopolis meeting with Music Center regarding Balkanopolis / Metropole Orchestral plans for the upcoming season
  • 24. Aug 2008. RADIO NEDERLAND 2 (Netherlands)
 Radio Nederland 2 will air a special show with Balkanopolis & Metropole Orchestra music. www.nederland.fm/radio2/ The show starts at 23h C.E.T and will last for 55min
  • 01-18. Aug 2008. (Bath, Whiltshire, England) Mixing of the album tracks by Tchad Blake
  • 27-31. Jul 2008. (Bath, Whiltshire, England) Mixing of the album material by Tim Oliver and Richard Evans
  • 07-19. July 2008. (Monastery of Kovilj, Serbia) – Richard Evans arrives to Serbia – Recording of the vocals in the St. Archangel Gabriel monastery with technical support & broadcast truck of RTV – Byzantine choir of the monastery – Lead vocals, traditional female vocals – Recording of traditional percussions in Hammer Studio, Novi Sad
  • 21. Jun 2008. Palic Lake, Serbia BALKANOPOLIS New World Music Festival, Ethno Fest
  • 16–20. June 2008. (MCO3 Studio, Hilversum, the Netherlands)  Overdub recording of Metropole Orchestra in MCO Studio 3 for 
 “Kingdom of Balkanopolis” album 
 Session conducted by Mr. Arjan Tien
  • 01–15. June 2008. Real World Studios, Box, UK Recording of our album «Kingdom of Balkanopolis»  Balkanopolis in Box, England for 2 week recording session in Real 
 World studios. Producer Richard Evans Special guests on the recording: David Rhodes, John Giblin, Tony Levin, Metropole Orchestra (NL) and very special guests  Byzantine choir of St. Archangel Gabriel Monastery in Kovilj, Serbia
  • 01. Jun 2008. BALKANOPOLIS music in iTUNES STORE!!! Worldwide launch of the Balkanopolis & Metropole Orchestra concert 
 album – LIVE IN BELGRADE
 
 Please visit our MUSIC section for direct link to Balkanopolis music 
 via iTunes store and feel free to treat yourself with some good music. 
 We’ve worked hard to create it… Studio album coming soon..
  • 29 – 31. May 2008. Real World Studios, Box, UK
 Start of the recording of the new album «Kingdom of Balkanopolis»  Balkanopolis traveling to Box, England for 2 week recording session
 in Real World studios. Producers Richard Evans, Slobodan Trkulja 
 Special guests on the recording: David Rhodes, John Giblin, Tony Levin and Metropole Orchestra (NL) Byzantium choir of St. Archangel Gabriel Monastery in Kovilj, Serbia
  • 26. May 2008. DVD release (Belgrade, Serbia)
 Balkanopolis & Metropole Orchestra – Live in Belgrade (Serbian 
 release only)
  • 22. May 2008. (Novi Sad, Serbia) Balkanopolis & Metropole Orchestra – EBU sponsored open air 
 concert, downtown Novi Sad for 5.000 fans
  • 21. May 2008.  (Belgrade, Serbia) Balkanopolis & Metropole Orkest 
 EBU sponsored concert in Sava Centar, Belgrade for 3.500 fans
  • 20. May 2008. Belgrade Arena, Serbia Balkanopolis & Metropol 
 Orkest 
 Live TV broadcast from Belgrade Arena 
 150 million viewers of EUROVISION!!!
  • 19. May 2008. Belgrade Arena, Serbia, Balkanopolis & Metropol 
 Orkest, general rehearsal and performance in Belgrade Arena
  • 18. May 2008.  Belgrade, Serbia Metropole Orchestra arrives to Belgrade for 5 day tour with 
 Balkanopolis
  • 10. May 2008. Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina Open air concert 
 Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • 09. May 2008. Belgrade, Serbia, 
 Open air concert downtown Belgrade
  • 18. April 2008. Hilversum, the Netherlands
 Balkanopolis Metropole Orchestra rehearsed in MCO Studios and 
 finalized overdub recordings. Mr. Richard Evans, producer and 
 musician in Peter Gabriel Band that is due to record and produce 
 new Balkanopolis album arrived to the studio. Richard and Slobodan 
 met and talked about future sound of Balkanopolis
  • 17. April 2008. Hilversum, the Netherlands 
 Balkanopolis and Metropole Orchestra recorded the program for the 
 interval act of Eurovision.  Session conducted by Mr. Jules Buckley

previous concert dates will be uploaded soon