Milan Berginc (violin) and Ana Brateljević (harp)

01.04.2024., 21:00

Photo credit: Trčanje za kulturom

Charles Oberthür

Marcel Tournier
Préludes Romantiques, Op.17
Près lent
Allegro moderato

Frédéric Chopin
Nocturne for piano No. 20 in C sharp minor, op.posth.

Nicolai von Wilm
Duo, Op. 156

Melinda Ligeti / Norman Baiocchi

Jacques Ibert

Émile Pessard

Astor Piazzolla

Dr Milan Berginc, the Serbian violinist, earned an M.A. in Music Performance from the Royal Academy of Music in London as a student of Remus Azoitei and So-Ock Kim, and in 2014 obtained an M.Mus. in Chamber Music at the Hochschule für Music, Theater und Medien in Hannover, studying with Oliver Wille. In October 2018, he was awarded a PhD from the Belgrade Faculty of Music where his research project focused on the specific treatment of the sonata form and the sonata genre in the works of English composers in the first half of the twentieth century, emphasising the works of Edward Elgar and William Walton. In March 2019, Milan was conferred the Associate of the Royal Academy of Music award for his significant contribution to the music profession. In 2021 he completed an M.M. in Cultural Diplomacy for International Relations and Global Communication at the Università Cattolica in Milan, Italy. He presented his paper Classical Music as the victim of the Russo-Ukrainian War at the international conference on Cultural Diplomacy in June 2022.

Ana Brateljević is a principal harpist of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra with which she had the opportunity to collaborate with world-renowned musicians as Ennio Morricone (over 60 concerts), Andrea Bocelli (recording of the CD Believe and concerts), Vladimir Cosma, Danny Elfman, Jose Carreras, Jonas Kaufmann… She is also active in teaching – chamber music and harp external pedagogue at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, and harp and piano teacher at Ilji Hurnika Music School in Prague. After obtaining both Master’s degrees in harp and piano in Belgrade, she continued studies at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under prof. Jana Bouskova, and in 2016 finished Ph.D. studies, specialization in the harp.
Ana is active in several chamber music projects, besides solo recitals on harp and piano, as well as recitals on which she plays both instruments. Some of the chamber ensembles she is playing in are violin-harp duo Féerie with Milan Berginc (UK) and harp duo with Bronislava Klablenová (Czechia). Ana released a CD From Bach to jazz, on which she presents herself as a soloist on harp and piano.She collaborated on many projects of other genres with electroacoustic harp. Ana performs on concert stages all over Europe – Great Britain, Netherlands, Serbia, Czech Republic, Montenegro, and Spain.