The Hall of the Niš Symphony Orchestra, 20:00 hrs

Miroslav Matějka (flute)

Miroslav Matějka (flute) has performed in more than 50 premiers of compositions by contemporary Czech composers. He graduated from the Prague Conservatory (prof. Jan Riedelbauch) and at the Charles University in Prague. He performs as a soloist with prestigious leading orchestras in Czech republic and since 1992. he has been the artistic leader of the piano quartet Ensemble Martinů. With this ensemble, he recorded regularly CDs for Triga Publishers, Radioservis, Czech radio and TV and recorded works by Martinu, Weber and Lukáš for Spanish National Radio. Alongside the classical repertoire of the 18th and 20th centuries, he concentrates on works by contemporary Czech composers for solo flute, trio or piano quartet with flute. As a soloist and chamber music player he has appared in Recitals and concerts in varios internatioal music festivals in Czech republic and abroad including „The Prague Spring“ festival, „Brno Moravian´Autumn“, Budapest „Spring Festival“ and has toured thoughout Europe as well as in China and Brasil. He has been working as a director for the company „Czech Touches of Music“, as well as an advisor for Public Relations & Media for Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic.


Bledar Zajmi (cello)

Bledar Zajmi (cello) was born in Tirana, Albania. He is currently solocelist/concertmaster at the National Theatre in Prague. Through the years he has developed a strong artistic career on 3 continents, in over 30 countries worldwide, with over 15 solo and chamber music records, with a broad artistic repertoire from baroque music to contemporary. After his graduating at the Academy of Music (prof. R. Lojda) in 1997 with the highest rating, he also takes part in master classes of known professors such as B. Pergamenschikow in "Cello Academy" Kronberg, Germany (1996) and. J. Chuchro in "Summer Academy" in Semmering, Austria (1997). He is laureat of many national and international music competition (Cello Competition, Albania 1985), (Palma d´oro, Italy 1999), (Rovere d´Oro, Italy 2004) and made numerous recordings for Czech TV and Radio, the Radioservis and Triga music labels, while also has recorded for radio and TV in Japan, Brazil and European contrys. He has been introduced as a soloist with numerous orchestras in Czech republic and has been invited for cooperation by European orchestras in various artistic projects. His activity extends further, with concerts in Europe, Japan, South Korea, China, Brazil, Israel and performed in varios international music festivals, such as "Czech Chamber Music Society - Czech Philharmonic", "Prague Spring”, "Pontes", "Jerusalem Concert Society," ect, where he receives the highest ratings from the press and music critics. Bledar Zajmi plays a French instrument of "Mirecourt".


Andrija Mamutovic

Andrija Mamutovic was born in Nis, where he finished primary and secondary School of Music (prof. B. Mladenovic) and graduated at the Faculty of Art (prof. A. Serdar). During the studies he won many awards on national and international music competitions, such as “Chopin in memoriam” in Varna (4th price), “Ohrid’s Pearls” (1st prize), “Davorin Jenko” (1st prize), Young pianists competition in Sabac (1st prize). He also won “Constantinus” reward, as the greatest Serbian young musician younger than 18 years. After he had won award at “Ohrid’s pearls”, he became a member of the EMCY organization. He was semifinalist at "Jeunesses musicales" competiton and contestant at „Boesondorfer“competition in Fenix, Arisona. A. Mamutovic honed his craft under professors B. Kraljevic, A. Serdar, M. Mihajlovic, etc. He played in Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, and also participated at festivals „Nimus“, „Constantinus“ and „Evmelia“. He was winner of the „Constantinus“ scholarship, „Faculty of Arts - Nis“ award for the most successuful student of the music department, and „Zografski“ diploma. Currently he is at third year of PhD studies at Faculty of Music in Belgrade. He works as teaching assistent at piano department in Faculty of Art in Nis.


Program

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Sonata in F for Flute cello and pianо, К.13
Allegro
Andante
Menuetto I
Menuetto II

Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856)
Phantasiestucke op. 73 for cello and piano (1849)
Zart und mit Ausdruck
Lebhaft, leicht
Rasch und mit Feuer

Antonin Dvořák (1841 - 1904)
Humoreska for flute and piano
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904)
Klid lesa op. 68 for cello and piano (1883)

Carl Maria Weber (1786 – 1826)
Trio in G minor op. 63 for flute, cello and piano
Allegro moderato
Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Schäfers Klage. Andante espressivo
Finale. Allegro