Friday, November 8, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EST)
Drumartica is one of the most active percussion ensembles in Europe today. After great success in prestigious competitions in Luxembourg (IPCL) and Bulgaria (PENDIM), the duo has performed in the USA, Russia and around Europe in renowned venues such as Hermitage Theater in St. Petersburg, Carnegie Hall in New York, Spain’s Auditorio de Tenerife and the Berlin Philharmonie.
Simon Klavžar and Jože Bogolin studied at the Munich Music University with percussion legend Peter Sadlo, one of the best percussionists in the world today, and in Frankfurt with the members of Ensemble Modern. Since 2006, the duo has performed in the USA, Spain, Russia, Luxembourg, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Slovenia.
This concert kicks off a series organized by the European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC) Washington, DC cluster, to present young European artists in Washington. EUNIC is comprised of the following organizations: Alliance Française, Austrian Cultural Forum, British Council, Goethe-Institut Washington, Hellenic Foundation for Culture, Instituto Camoes, Italian Cultural Institute, Romanian Cultural Institute, and the Embassies of Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.
Followed by a wine reception sponsored by the EUNIC Washington, DC Cluster.
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European Union National Institutes of Culture Washington, DC Cluster
EUNIC is the network of the international cultural relations institues from the member states of the European Union. It facilitates cultural cooperation, promotes awareness and understanding of Europe's diverse cultures, and encourages language learning.