Piano Concert by Danica Stojanova


Thursday July 9th 2015, 7.30 PM Gallery MC, 549 West 52nd Street, 8th Floor, NYC


Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951) Sonata Reminiscenza op.38 No.1·  Allegretto tranquillo (Andantino con moto)
 Tomislaf Zografski (1934-2000)  Suite for piano·   Sinfonia·   Intermezzo·   Passaggio·   Intermezzo

·   Sinfonia

 S. Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)  ·  Elegie op.3 No.1·  Etudes – tableaux op.33 No.8, No.9
 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)  ·  Mazurkas op.24 No.1, 2, 3, 4
 G. Kolarovski (1959-2006)  Suite for piano, op.7·  Preludio – Etida·  Rondo·  Sarabanda·  Presto




Danica Stojanova was born in Strumica, The Republic of Macedonia, where she completed the Primary School of Music under the tutelage of professor Sofija Veta. She graduated from middle school at the State Music and Ballet Educational Center ‘Ilija Nikolovski Luj’ in Skopje under the mentorship of professor Snezana Panovska. During her studies, she collaborated with the professors D. Trbojevik and Arbo Valdma at the Music Academy in Belgrade, Serbia, where she finished her university studies for piano under professor Jokut Mihailovik – Russia, Serbia. She obtained a Master’s Degree at the Faculty of Music in Skopje, mentored by professor E. Trpkova. She has actively participated in the International Academies of Music on piano in Belgium, Russia, Bulgaria, Morocco, and The Netherlands and has worked with the world famous pedagogues, such as Dzeni Zaharieva, Achil Del Vigne, Jacques Ruvie, Lyudmila Roshchina and others.

Today, she is one of the most renowned piano and chamber music professors in the country. She works at the State Music and Ballet Educational Center ‘Ilija Nikolovski Luj’, where she delivers high results from her students at national and international scenes.

She is a jury member at several prestigious piano and chamber music competitions in the region (Macedonia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Kosovo).

She holds master classes in piano in Macedonia, Malaysia, and Kosovo, and she also gives professional lectures at international festivals (Chopin Fest, Epta). She has performed as a soloist with the Macedonian Philharmonics and the Vidin Philharmonics (Bulgaria).

As an artistic associate, she has collaborated with the artists Blagoja Angelovski, Anastazija Nizamova, Ana Durlovski, Oleg Kontradenko, and Robert Cekov. She holds solo performances in recitals and concerts in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Malaysia, Germany, France, Italy, and Serbia.

For her work, she has been awarded the following prizes: Best artistic piano associate award at the 22nd International Competition ‘The Music and the People’ (2004) in Sofia, Bulgaria, Award for successful collaboration in the area of music pedagogy for the year 2007 awarded by the Music and Ballet Pedagogues in Macedonia, Award for excellent pedagogic achievements (2009) in Bulgaria, and the Award for successful work in the area of music pedagogy (2011) in Macedonia.

Danica Stojanova is known for being a great supporter of young artists in her country, helping them in the organization of their concerts and training and recommending them for piano master classes and competitions. She is always willing to advise them and collaborate professionally on an international level.





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