Dunja Kalamir, violin
Laura LLozi, violin

10th Concert of the International Music Cycle Young Virtuosi

17. February 2022
7.00 pm
Knights' Hall Križanke
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Dunja Kalamir, violin
Vladimir Ačimović, piano

Laura Llozi, violin
Vladimir Ačimović, piano

Programme:
J. S. Bach: Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, op. 12
E. Ysaÿe: Sonata for solo violin No. 2 in A minor, Op. 27
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L. van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2
J. Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108
M. Ravel: Tzigane
C. Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op. 28

Dunja Kalamir was born in Serbia and began studying the violin at the age of three. Her first violin teacher was Biljana Stevanović, who later accompanied her during the ten years she spent in music school. She is currently continuing her studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz under Vesna Stanković Moffat. Since she was a young girl she has participated in various Serbian and international violin competitions and festivals, where she has won many first prizes and special prizes. She has also collaborated with outstanding violinists and teachers including Nemanja Radulović, Mi-Kyung Lee, Ingolf Turban, Angelo Xiang Yu, Tatjana Rizkova-Dudonova and Arkadij Vinokurov. Dunja also regularly holds concerts with her aunt, a flautist from Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Stano Krstajić and some of Serbia’s most famous composers. In 2020 she received an award for most promising young artist in Serbia and she also received a prestigious prize from the association of artists Artlink, where she performs as a soloist and orchestra member

The Albanian violinist Laura Llozi comes from a family of artists. She began playing the violin at the age of five and continued her education at the Art Lyceum in Tirana when she was six. She finished her time at the Lyceum in 2018 with outstanding success. At the age of seven she held her first independent concert in the hall of the National Theatre, Opera and Ballet in Tirana, and has since then performed regularly in numerous concerts and recitals at different venues in Albania. She has been invited to play at international festivals such as the biennial “Nights of Classical Music” in Durrës and the “ArtLink” festival in Belgrade. Laura has received numerous awards in international competitions such as “Këngët e Tokës”, “Pjetër Gaci”, “Talent of Tirana”, “ARS Kosova” and “Eurovision Young Musicians˝, as well as playing first violin in the ArtLink Balkan Young Virtuos sextet, with which she has performed in many concerts in Belgrade and Berlin. Since 2012 she has been the youngest member of the Albanian Youth Orchestra, the Tirana Philharmonic and the European Spirit of Youth Orchestra and the Orchestre des Jeunes de la Méditerranée with which she has performed in different countries under the batons of A. Ceccato, P. Heras-Casado, G. Corti, J. M. Ferrano and I. Coretti. In 2018 Laura successfully passed an audition for the entrance exam to the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and in the same year also won first prize in the Albanian music show “Virtuozi”.

Vladimir Ačimović completed his primary musical education under M. Kurteva (Bulgaria). He graduated from the Musical Grammar School in Niš under Suzana Novaković. Vladimir is currently studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz under Milana Chernyavska, and at the Faculty of Music of the University of Art in Belgrade under L. Stanković. In numerous national and international competitions he has received a series of prizes, including a first prize. He has performed in Serbia, Russia, the Czech Republic, in Italy, Bulgaria, Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Romania, Spain, Germany and Northern Macedonia. As representative of the Serbian Ministry of Culture he has collaborated as a soloist with the Presidential Orchestra of the Russian Federation under the baton of maestro Anton Orlov, Merited Artist of the Russian Federation, in  a concert in the prestigious St George Hall in the Grand Kremlin Palace at the Melodika Pokoleniy festival on 31 May 2015. In 2012 he received the “Constantinus Prize”, which is awarded to the most promising musicians under 18. Vladimir also receives a scholarship from the Serbian Ministry of Education. Vladimir has received the “Dositeja Prize” from the Serbian Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Prize of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, which is awarded to up-and-coming young talents in Serbia for their cultural achievements. He received the Go Styria! grant for music in 2019.

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