Merima Ključo's composition "Couperin visiting the Balkans" based on François Couperin's "Les Rozeaux" (The Reeds)". Audio recording by Miroslav Tadić in Sylmar, California. Ruah Edelstein's animation is an adaptation from her earlier film 'Died 100 Times'. The project is a creative partnership between the two artists within Lumen Animae amity that promotes socio centric philosophy and collaborative fusion of different art forms.
"Merima Ključo's playing speaks of things human – it tells, elaborates, contemplates things which need to be told, things observed, things imagined, things believed" - TAMARA BROOKS - Conductor
About Merima Ključo:
Internationally renowned accordionist Merima Ključo performs as a recitalist and has been guest soloist with orchestras including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Holland Symphonia and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. As soloist she has participated in a number of renowned festivals including the St. Magnus Festival, the City of London Festival, the Gaudeamus Festival and the Gubaidulina Festival.
Her involvement with world music is an enriching musical experience that brings a new dimension of interest to her work. As the producer, composer and arranger for her highly rated album Zumra, she has created a multi-layered dynamic interpretation of a musical tradition she treasures. Zumra was voted byThe Sunday Times (UK) as one of the "Top 100" albums of 2010 (number 4 of the top 10 world music albums).