“United Through Music”
Bosnian National Theatre – Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
In partnership with the Red Oak Productions and the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, Maestro Zonic has co-produced and conduct a "United Through Music" Gala concert in Sarajevo. For this special occasion, he premiered his new orchestral piece "Symphony Entrata" commemorating fallen heroes defending Sarajevo.
The Gala event was performed in conjunction with Sarajevo Philharmonic, and members of Dayton Philharmonic and Stivers Philharmonic Orchestra.
Neal Gittleman - Conductor, Music Director Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Dino Zonic - Composer, Conductor, Director Stivers Philharmonic Orchestra
With special guests:
Michael and Sandy Bashaw – Puzzle of Light
Almer Imamovic, Acoustic Guitar
Guest Orchestra members from Croatia, Serbia, Russia, Germany, Bulgaria, and Albania.
Featuring: Suppe, Beethoven, Aranjuez, Zonic, Led Zeppelin…
VICTORY OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT
Dayton Daily News:
“It is difficult to describe what happened last night here in this city they call the Jerusalem of Europe. Simply say it was one of the great triumphs of the human spirit. The concert “United Through Music” at the National Theatre, conducted by two renowned Maestros, Dino Zonic and Neal Gittleman, provided a crowning culmination of such an astonishing week of cultural and historical encounters.”