Founded in 1969 in Belgrade (Serbia), the RENAISSANCE (RENESANS in Serbian) is not only the oldest professional early music ensemble in former Yugoslavia and south-eastern Europe, but the one with the longest continuous concert activity in the whole of Europe. During more than four decades, forty eight years to be exact, the Ensemble has given more than three thousand concerts in Europe, Northern Africa and in the Middle East (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Austria, Russia, Rumania, Sweden, Syria, Algeria, etc) and participated at numerous festivals in ex-Yugoslavia and abroad (BEMUS in Belgrade, Dubrovnik Summer Festival in Croatia, Panonian Festival of Early Music in Hungary, Early Music Festival in Stuttgart, and Bach Reunion in Leipzig, Germany, 750 Anniversary of the City of Berlin, Mediterranean Festival in Bari, Italy, international festivals of early music in Miercurea Ciuc and Brebu Nou in Romania, Sibiu International Theatre Festival, etc). Devoted to historical interpretation the Renaissance has developed a rich repertory which includes wide range of pieces of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music, as well as traditional music of Balkan peoples. On the initiative of its members studies of Medieval and Renaissance music have been introduced into Serbian music educational system, and they have been engaged as professors and teachers at Belgrade universities and high schools. In 2004 the ensemble founded the Centre for Early Music which has assembled musicians willing to take part in researching and presenting early and traditional music. The Renaissance has provided music for a number of theatre performances and films.In cooperation with the Clinic for Psychiatric Diseases “Dr Laza Lazarevic” in Belgrade The RENAISSANCE were pioneers in implementation of music therapy in Serbia. The Ensemble and its members have been given numerous awards in former Yugoslavia, Serbia, and abroad (including the highest Serbian award – Vukova Prize for artistic and cultural accomplishments 2010 and Gold Plaquette in the Name of Universal Art at the Mediterranean Festival in Bari 2000, Golden Arena for film music at Yugoslav Film festival in Pula 1977).
LPs: Music of Old Serbia, Music of the Old Adriatic, The Greatest Hits, Mon Amy, and Hommage a l’Amour (Produkcija gramofonskih ploca RTB, 1983–88)
CDs: Marco Polo – The Journey (Artelier Music, Cologne, 1992), Renaissance en Barcelona and Los primeros siete annos (Edi Vox, Barcelona, 1993), Gems of Medieval Music (Musica Viva, Athens, 1993), Journey to Jerusalem (Al segno, Cologne, 1995), Anthology (doble CD, Al segno, 1997), Journey Through Dalmatia (Al segno, 1999), Roots of the Balkans (Classic Produktion Osnabrück, 2002), Првих 45 година – The First 45 Years (Renesans, Belgrade, 2014).