03|08|2016 • Concert Hall • 20h


MEDTNER Arabesque Op.7 • Canzona-Serenata Op.38 • Sonata “Fairy Tale” Op.25 C Minor
TSCHAIKOWSKY|LISZT Polonaise from “Evgeny Onegin”

SCRIABIN Prelude and Nocturne for left hand Op.9

RACHMANINOFF Sonata Op.36 B flat Minor

Biljana Gorunović, born in 1968. in Belgrade. During her primary and secondary studies in Serbia she won several first prizes at state and federal competitions.
She continued her schooling in Moscow at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, starting with preparatory courses under Larisa Mohel and afterwards completing undergraduate and graduate studies in the class of Gleb Akselrod.
She also obtained a master’s degree at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, in the class of Jokut Mihailović.
She won the Diploma of Honors at the Maria Canals International Competition in Barcelona 1991.She was the winner of the Second International Competition in Chopin’s music in Göttingen (Germany) 1993.
She has been a long time member of the Orpheus Ensemble of the Jeunessess Musicales of Belgrade.
As a soloist or member of various chamber ensembles she took part in numerous concerts in Serbia. She appeared with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanislav Binički Simphony Orchestra of the Yugoslav Army Artistic Ensemble and with St. George Strings.
She performed with the State String Quartet „Glinka“Moscow, and with the singers Ludmila Gros, Mirjana Savić, Sanja Kerkez, Jelena Vlahović, Katarina Jovanović, and the clarinetist Aleksandar Tasić.She worked with the conductors Uroš Lajovic and Dorian Wilson.
Biljana Gorunović gave numerous recitals in Russia and the former USSR, also appearingwith the singer Ludmila Ivanova. She performed in Greece, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Norway, Danmark.
To commemorate 50 years from the death of Miloje Milojević, she gave the premiere performance of his cycle Cameos op. 51.
She is a member of the Union of Performing Musicians.She is the winner of the prize of the Union of Performing Musicians for the best concert in 2006.
She is also engaged in teaching, as a professor at the Piano Department of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. Since October 2012 she is Head of Department for piano.