On Saturday, the Bach Marathon on the Sava Promenade

An unusual musical marathon by a Danish cellist and dedicated marathon runner Toke Moldrupa will be held on Saturday, September 24, from 11 a.m. on the Sava Promenade, as the grand finale of the jubilee 10th ArtLink festival.

22.09.2022. 12:15


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Bach Marathon

The Danish cellist will run 36 kilometers, between the Branko Bridge and Belgrade Tower, and after each kilometer he will play one movement of a Bach suite, so during the marathon he will play all six Bach cello suites.

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Toke Moldrup is one of the most recognized cellists in Denmark. The world media declared him a “star”, a “man of tomorrow”, as well as a “perfect perfectionist on the cello”. He has performed solo and with prominent musicians on major music stages around the world. During his career, he developed a passion for long-distance running, which he brought in with concerts and music, which is his biggest driver. He came up with the idea to try his hand at a music marathon and bring the incompatible together while jogging with his three children in baby carriages.


Photo: Nikolaj Lund / Submitted photos

– I feel that I have finally found a natural connection between music and sports that will be enjoyed by everyone, including me, Moldrup said ahead of the music and sports spectacle on the Sava Promenade.

The ArtLink festival, this year in its tenth edition, as part of the European initiative “Cities Festivals” and with the motto “Artists for nature”, takes place from June 25 to September 25 at different locations in several cities in Serbia and the region. and the initiator and new regional platforms for the promotion of the region as a cultural and tourist destination with the campaign “Artists for Nature” with the support of the Fund for the Western Balkans and the European Union.

Bach’s music marathon on the Sava Promenade will last approximately five hours, and visitors are invited to run, cycle and cheer for Moldrup along the route along the Sava.

The article is in Serbian

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