Nebojša Maksimović, piano

29.05.2023., 21:00

Robert Schumann
Blumenstück, for piano in D flat major, Op. 19

Kreisleriana, 8 fantasies for piano, Op. 16
Ausserst bewegt, in D minor
Sehr innig, in B flat major
Sehr aufgeregt, in G minor
Sehr langsam, in B flat major
Sehr lebhaft, in G minor
Sehr langsam, in B flat major
Sehr rasch, in C minor/E flat major
Schnell und spielend, in G minor

Frédéric Chopin
Fantasy for piano in F minor/A flat major, Op. 49,

Impromptu for piano No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29

Mazurka for piano No. 32 in C sharp minor, Op. 50/3

Nocturne for piano No. 19 in E minor, Op. 72/1

Mily Balakirev
Islamey, Oriental fantasy for piano (arr. Vladimir Horowitz)

Nebojša Maksimović was born in Belgrade in 1979. He started to play piano at the age of 2, and when he was 4 he entered the school of music in the class of Prof. Gordana Jovanović. He graduated at the High school of music in 1994 in the class of Prof. Olga Jovanović. In the same year he enrolled at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in the class led by Prof. Mirjana Šuica-Babić and he finished bachelor (1999), master (2004) and PhD (2009) studies in the class led by Prof. Nevena Popović with highest marks. In 2006, he also finished master studies at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome with Prof. Sergio Perticaroli with highest marks. He was instructed at masterclasses by Lazar Berman, Giovanni Umberto Battel, Sergio Perticaroli and Nina Makarova. He won 1st prize at the Yugoslav Competitions twice (1987 and 1993), prizes for the best pianist both in high school of music (1994) and at Faculty of Music (2000), 1st prize at EPTA Competition in Belgrade (2001) and the prize for best recital of the season in Gallery SANU (2002). He was awarded 3rd prize at the Piano Competition in Rome (1995 and 1998), and special 1st prize with the maximum of points at the International Competition Petar Konjović in Belgrade (1997), as well as 3rd prize at the Piano Competition in Athens (1999). He played several hundreds of recitals and concerto performances in all major concert halls in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Italy and Greece. His live recording from a recital at Kolarac Hall in Belgrade became The Hit of the Year of Radio Belgrade in 2012 and The Hit of the Week in 2014 with an all time record of listeners votes in that classical music radio show. In 2015, his performances were published on CD of magazine “Muzika Klasika”. In 2016 PGP-RTS released his first full CD album. Maksimović was engaged as a demonstrator at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade (2002-2006), he was a piano teacher in Music School Mokranjac in Belgrade (2006-2008) and an associate professor at FILUM in Kragujevac (2008-2009). He was engaged at the Faculty of Music as a piano teacher (2009-2012), an assistant professor (2012-2019) and an he is associate professor since 2019.