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Name: Natasa Veljkovic
Skills: Soloist, Teacher, Chamber Musician ( Concert Pianist )
Phone: +43 6991 47 00 457
Address: Plattlgasse 8, Vienna A-1238, Austria
Links: Website     E-mail
Yugoslavia's no. 1 concert pianist, Natasa Veljkovic, was born in Belgrade in 1968, 2nd of april. She won the Prix Clara Haskil competition in 1985 and has been in charge of her own class of students as a professor at the University of Music in Vienna since 1993. She was herself admitted as a student at the age of 14 and took her final diploma with distinction at the age of 19. She continued studies at the Juilliard School, New York, with Rudolf Firkusny. Natasa Veljkovic is regarded as one of the most outstanding pianists for Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin and Liszt of our time.

Natasa has been playing the piano since the age of 4 and began her international concert career at 7 with the Bach concerto in F minor. She won first prizes in 2 major international competitions in Italy before the age of 10. As already mentioned, Natasa Veljkovic won in 1985 the renowed Prix Clara Haskil competion in Vevey, Switzerland, and in 1990 she achieved 1st place at the World Music Masters in Paris.

Discography (commercial recordings): 1)Mozart, Ravel, Debussy und Papandopulo – Zagreb, 1986 JUGOTON, LSY 66257 - 2)Ravel, Chopin und Grieg – Belgrad, 1989 RTS-PGP, 230200 - 3)Schumann und Schubert – Belgrad, 1994 RTS-PGP, 430145 - 4)Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Liszt und Franck – Belgrad, 1997 RTS-PGP, 430282 - 5)Liszt – Wien, 1998 ZULUS RECORDS, Z0598721 - 6)Mozart – Wien, 1999 ZULUS RECORDS, Z0599002 - 7)Bach, Mendelssohn und Haydn (Klavierkonzerte) orchestra: The Belgrade Strings „Dusan Skovran” conductor: Aleksandar Pavlovic – Belgrad, 2001 RTS-PGP, 431104 - 8)Despic – Belgrad, 2001 RTS-PGP, 431227 - These recordings can be obtained via D.I.MUSIC -



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