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Sinfonia Toronto | Pictures at an exhibition – Scenes in Sound
November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$52
A gallery of beautiful vistas painted in gorgeous tone-colours
In memoriam Alexandar Simić (1973)
Aleksandar Simić has written works for solo instruments, chamber and choral music, works for string and symphony orchestras, concertos and vocal-instrumental songs. He has composed music for the theatre, film, television and international sports competitions. addition to his music, Aleksandar Simić is well known for his social involvement. For many years he has been the spokesperson for the humanitarian fund Svetlost, which led campaigns in Serbia such as the Safe Women’s House and the National Campaign to Help the Blind, and initiated the Notes from the Heart project for free cultural content for seniors, needy and disabled persons with concerts to focus attention on action to support vulnerable groups. He contributes to the interreligious dialogue at the global level: he is a board member of the New York-based Pave the Way Foundation and the organization East West Bridge based in Belgrade. Since 2007 he has worked with the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Office of the Prosecutor for War Crimes in the Republic of Serbia as part of Operation Last Chance. Since 2010 his cooperation with the UN has included dozens of initiatives in culture, human rights, interreligious dialogue, environmental protection and peace activism, through the office of the Secretary General, the General Assembly, UNESCO, WHO, and UN projects such as the Alliance of Civilizations and Rio+20.
Recalling an entire season titled “Playing for Peace” during the orchestra’s first decade, Sinfonia Toronto is honoured to have Mr. Simić compose music to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.
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