Concert: “Piano and Flute Pieces of Serbian Composers”

04.04.2022., 20:30

Dejan Gavrić, flute and  Maja Rajković, piano

Supported by: SOKOJ

Petar Stojanović
Song Without Words for flute and piano

Vera Milanković (1953)
Three preludes for piano

Dejan Despić (1930)
Partita, Op. 60 for solo flute

Ivana Stefanović (1948)
Lagum for piano

Milana Stojadinović Milić (1962)
Tristezza for Dragan for piano

Vladimir Tošić (1949)
Arcus for flute and piano

Nataša Bogojević (1966)
Sleep Dance for piano

Ivana Ognjanović (1971)
Sixth for piano

Petar Konjović (1883–1970)
Pan flute for solo flute

Marko Tajčević (1900–1984)
Three movements from Balkan Dances for piano
Con moto

Konstantin Babić (1927–2009)
Dialogue for flute and piano

Maja Rajković was born in Belgrade (Yugoslavia). She graduated from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, the class of Konstantin Bogino. She attended advanced studies at ”Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale” in Portogruaro  (ltaly) ,  the same class. She received her Master of Arts degree at the Academy of Music in Belgrade, the class of Dušan Trbojević. In 2014 got a PhD on theme  “Polyphonic way of musical thinking” at University of Arts, Faculty of Music Belgrade. In 1998 became a president of Jeunesses Musicales of Belgrade, in 2001 vice president of MCNM (Mediterranean Collaboration of Musicians). Employed at University of Arts, Faculty of Music Belgrade, as a Full Professor. She had her first recital at the age of 14, and in course of her schooling and studies won several first prizes at national competitions.1984 -Third prize at ”Carlo Soliva” International Competition in Italy. Laureat at ”Rachmaninov ’93” Competition . 1994 – Audience First prize and official Third prize at 24 Jeunesses Musicales International Competition. In 2013 she won Silver medal of the University of Arts in Belgrade (Serbia) for special achievement on concert podium. Review “ Musica classica” gave her the prize “ Performer  of the Year “ for the year 2013. The Association of Music Artists of Serbia awarded her the Prize for the best performing achievement in 2020.  Composers` Association of Serbia awarded her the Prize for exceptional interpretation and promotion of contemporary music in 2021. Recorded for Radio and Television, played with the New Jersey Capital Philharmonic Orchestra, Astana Opera Symphonic Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Radio and Television Symphonic Orchestra, ”St.George Strings”, ”Belgrade strings”,”Camerata Serbica”… She played at Belgrade Music Festival BEMUS, International review of composers, Mokranjac Festival – Negotin, Split Summer, Days of Music in Herceg Novi, Podgorica Summer, The power of the piano, EPTA-Festival, Emil Hajek Festival, Festival Internazionale di Musica da Camera Portogruaro – Italy, International Women’s Musical Meeting Athens… She performed in Yugoslavia, Italy, England, Greece, Luxembourg, Hungary,  Germany, Portugal, USA, France, Kazakhstan… Also very active as a chamber musician.