Nemanja Stanković and Maja Mihić

Main programme
2 September 2023Saturday
Philharmonic hall

Nemanja Stanković (cello, Serbia)

Maja Mihić (piano, Serbia)


Dragana Jovanović "Memory 1" for cello solo

Milica Ilić "Just a Simple Suite" for cello and piano

Ognjen Bogdanović "Ballad" for cello and piano

Branka Popović "As Wilde would say..." for cello and piano

Frédéric Chopin's Sonata in G minor, Op. 65

Sergei Prokofiev. Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 134

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise op. 34

Igor Stravinsky: Suite Italienne (arr. G. Piatigorsky)

Nemanja Stanković graduated from the Vienna Conservatory with a Master of Arts degree, attended postgraduate studies at the "Mozarteum" University in Salzburg where he studied with Prof. Enrico Bronzi, as well as at the "Scuola di Musica di Fiesole" in Florence, where he worked with Prof. Natalia Gutman and Prof. Elizabeth Wilson.

As a soloist, Nemanja Stanković has performed with symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles from Serbia, Italy, the Czech Republic and Sweden. His concerts were successfully held in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. Nemanja Stanković is a participant of international festivals BEMUS, Cellissimo, NIMUS, OKTOH, Alpen Classica, KotorArt, Mokranjčevi Dani, International Cello Fest, STRINGS.

Critics call Stanković "an artist who has an exceptionally rich dynamic and expressive palette and easily performs virtuoso bravuras."

Maja Mihić has won many prizes at national and international piano competitions. In a duet with Nemanja Stanković, she won several first prizes. In 2019, she was awarded the "Aleksandar Pavlović" Award for the most successful promotion of Serbian contemporary music abroad She participated in performing and recording of more than 50 different works by Serbian contemporary authors, including 40 world premieres.

Maja Mihić is an associate professor of piano at the Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade, Serbia.

Maja Mihić is Associate Professor at the Department of Piano at the Faculty of Musical Arts in Belgrade (Serbia). She is also a member of several active ensembles and is always in great demand as a chamber musician and piano accompanist. Her capability to perform a wide range of styles has been defined as a "musical career of rare versatility".