23 February 2018 8:00 PM

Concert

National Theatre Sarajevo

L. van Beethoven: Coriolan overture op. 62
S. Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1,  op. 25,  D major “Classical”
P.I. Tchaikovsky: Piano concerto no.1, B-flat minor

SAMRA GULAMOVIĆ Conductor
PETER JABLONSKI Piano, Sweden

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SAMRA GULAMOVIĆ - conductor

Samra Gulamović was born in Sarajevo. She received her BA and MA from the Sarajevo Music Academy, Department of Composition and Conducting, in the class of Professor Teodor Romanić and Professor Julio Marić. Since 1995 she has been an artistic director of the Sarajevo-based vocal quartet Preporod. She is also the founder of the multi-award winning female vocal ensemble Allegro, with which she performed at numerous international competitions and festivals. She attended summer schools of conducting in 1997 in Basel (Switzerland), and in 1999 in Lion (France) where she performed for the first time outside of BiH, with the Aidimos International Symphony. While a student, she led the Sarajevo National Theatre’s Choir, and in 1998 she became an assistant conductor at the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2001 she was voted by the magazine Žena 21 the most successful woman of the year in the fields of arts and culture, and in 2008 she received the Freedom award from the Sarajevo Peace Center. She has performed extensively with the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina, and with other orchestras in Turkey, France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. In 2009 she was appointed director of the Sarajevo National Theatre’s Ballet. She was director of the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra from 2008 until 2016.

 

PETER JABLONSKI- piano

Award-winning Swedish-Polish pianist Peter Jablonski is internationally acclaimed for a natural fluency of playing which, coupled with an extraordinarily deep knowledge of piano repertoire, makes his performances timeless and captivating. He has performed and recorded all piano concertos by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Bartók, and all piano sonatas by Prokofiev.

He is also an accomplished jazz drummer, classical percussionist, and conductor, and is in a rare position of having received recognition from such heavyweights of jazz as Miles Davis and having performed with such legendary names as Buddy Rich and Thad Jones in the historic jazz club Village Vanguard in New York. This makes Jablonski a versatile and unique artist with an extraordinary breadth of understanding and insight into the masterpieces of piano repertoire he has been performing on major world stages for over twenty-five years.

In demand around the globe as one of the major interpreters of an eclectic list of works, Jablonski has performed with world’s leading orchestras that include the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Kirov, La Scala Philharmonic, Tonhalle Zurich, Orchestre Nationale de France, NHK Tokyo, DSO Berlin, Warsaw Philharmonic, Philadelphia, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Cleveland Orchestra. He collaborated extensively with such conductors as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Valery Gergiev, Charles Dutoit, Kurt Sanderling, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Riccardo Chailly, Daniele Gatti, and Myung-Whun Chung. Jablonski had many works composed for and dedicated to him, including Wojciech Kilar’s Piano Concerto, which won him the Orpheus award for the world premiere performance at the Warsaw Autumn Festival.

Jablonski’s extensive discography includes recordings he has made for Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Philips and Altara labels for over twenty years. He received numerous awards for his recordings, which include the Edison award for best concerto recording of Shostakovich’s First Piano Concerto, Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Lutoslawski’s Paganini Rhapsody with Ashkenazy and RPO for Decca. He also received the Grammophone Classical Music Award for his Deutsche Grammophone recording of works by Cécile Chaminade with Anne Sofie von Otter and Bengt Forsberg.

Jablonski’s achievements have been recognised by the King of Sweden, who awarded him the Litteris et Artibus medal in 2005. In 2017 he has joined the keyboard faculty of the Royal College of Music as a professor of piano.
He is Executive Director of Jablonski Piano Academy and Artistic Advisor for Tokyo International Piano Association

 



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Sarajevska filharmonija promo spot 2013

Sarajevska filharmonija promo spot 2013

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