Vladimir Gligorić, DMA
Vladimir Gligorić was born in 1979, in Belgrade. His music training began at the Mokranjac Music School in Belgrade in the class of Tijana Dimitrijević. He graduated from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in the class of Jokut Mihailović, completed his Master’s and Doctorate in the class of Aleksandar Serdar and briefly studied with Elizabeth Athanassova at the Conservatory of Music in Geneva (Switzerland).
Gligorić is the laureate of the International Piano Competition In memory of Emil Gilels in Odessa (Ukraine, 2010), as well as the finalist of the international piano competitions Jeunesses Musicales in Belgrade (2009) and Bösendorfer & Schimell in Phoenix, Arizona (2011), at which he received the Special Award for the best performance of a virtuoso piece. He was awarded the annual prize of the Association of Musical Artists of Serbia for the best young artist in 2009 and for the best young artist in 2010 by the specialist magazine Muzika Klasika.
He has given numerous recitals in Serbian cities, as well as in several European cities including Rome, Geneva, Paris and Barcelona. Among the festivals that he has performed at are: Oktoh, Cello Fest, Mermer i zvuci, International Review of Composers, ELECTE, BUNT and KoMA in Serbia, Hvar Summer and the Music Biennale Zagreb in Croatia, Nuovi Spazi Musicali in Italy and Balkan Forum in Bulgaria.
He has performed with the Symphony Orchestra of Radio-Television of Serbia, the Belgrade Strings Dušan Skovran, the оrchestra Camerata Serbica, the Razgrad Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Odessa, under the direction of Bojan Sudjić, Biljana Radovanović, Vladimir Kranjčević, Dragomir Nenov, Hobart Earl and Alexander Walker.
He has recorded a CD with the music of contemporary Serbian composers issued by Faculty of Music in Belgrade and a CD with the piano music of Vasilije Mokranjac issued by SANU/MASCOM, (various interprets).