Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky-Aleksandar Serdar

Duo Violin Piano of Volodja Balzalorsky and Aleksandar Serdarj
Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky and Aleksandar Serdar

Duo of two multiple award winning artists

Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky-Aleksandar Serdar –The violinist Volodja Balzalorsky and the pianist Aleksandar Serdar, both internationally acclaimed artists started to play together after meeting at Evmelia Festival in Greece in March 2015. They successfully performed together at Festival Spectrum and Ljubljana Summer Festival in Slovenia, Festival-Incontri Musicali Cividale in Italy, The Kolarac Podium of Chamber Music in Belgrade, Serbia, Concerts Clàssics L’Escala Empuries 2017 in Spain, and International Concert Series Autonnomusicale Cosenza 2017. Highlights of the season 2021- 2022 will includ Tour of Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky-Aleksandar Serdar in various countries in Europe.

Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky-Aleksandar Serdar: Concert at Kolarac Big Hall, Belgrade

Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky-Aleksandar Serdar perform Brahms Sonata No.1 Op.78 at Ljubljana Festival


Pianist Aleksandar Serdar: About

Aleksandar Serdar
Pianist Aleksandar Serdar won several international competition awards including the Monza, Carlo Zecchi and Vercelli in Italy, Palm Beach and Cincinnati in the USA and the 4th prize at the Arthur Rubinstein competition in Tel Aviv.
A native of Belgrade, Serbia, Aleksandar Serdar graduated from the Art Academy of Novi Sad and received his Master of Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore where he studied with Leon Fleisher for five years. Later he continued his studies with Sergio Perticaroli at the Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome.
Currently, Serdar is a Professor of Piano at Academy of Arts in Belgrade and at the Faculty of Arts in Nis, both in Serbia.
Aleksandar Serdar performed in Italy (Conservatory hall in Milano, Palermo, Venezia, Roma, Bari, Trento, Reggio, Torino), the United States (namely at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Washington DC), France (Paris-Musee d’Orsay, Auditorium du Louvre, Theatre du Chatelet, Nice, Lion, Orleon, Marseil, Toulouse and Festivals such as La Roque d’Antheron, Sully sur Loire, St. Riquier, Piano Jacobin, Radio France Montpelier), Switzerland (at the prestigious Zurich Tonehalle), Russia (at the Saint Petersburg festival and in Moscow), Israel, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Slovenia (in Ljubljana, Bled Festival, Celje, Gorizia), Croatia (Zagreb and Dubrovnik Summer Festival), Brazil, Peru, Portugal (Lisabon festival Folles Journeaus), Maroco, Lebanon (Bustani Festival in Beirut), Thailand, Japan, Canada, Luxembourg, Germany (Munich, Nuremberg, Hamburg-Schwlesi Holstain festival).
Aleksandar Serdar played with such orchestras as the Dresden Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Bremen Philharmonic, Slovenian Philharmonic, Sophia Philharmonic, San Jose Philharmonic, Cincinnati Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lille, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Belgrade Philharmonic, Zagreb Philharmonic, Athens Philharmonic, Vancouver Island Symphony, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Santa Cecilia and with conductors Marcello Viotti, Erich Kunzel, Emil Tabakov, Mendi Rodan, Jean- Claude Casadesus, Milan Natchev and Jeansuk Kahidze. Serdar’s CD, released by EMI Classics, in 1988 arouse strong interest from promoters and the press. His second double disc has been released in Luxembourg in December 2004. He has recently recorded a first CD for the Serbian discographic house PGP with an all- Baroque repertoire.

Violinist Volodja Balzalorsky: About

Volodja Balzalorsky from Ljubljana, Slovenia, performs internationally as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.

Numerous highly praised concerts, broadcasts, CD, and TV recordings in various countries have established his reputation as an artist with a sensitive, intelligent, and intuitive gift of interpretation, a polished technique, and a rich, full tone.

Volodja Balzalorsky

Volodja is particularly active in the field of chamber music. He works with many international groups and ensembles.

He has built long-term partnerships with several musicians, including pianists Christoph Theiler, Hinko Haas, Aleksandar Serdar, and Peter Caelen, percussionist Amy Lynne Barber, and his fellow members of the Amael Trio, pianist Tatjana Ognjanovic, later pianist Zoltan Peter and cellist Damir Hamidullin.

For his artistic achievements, he was awarded several international music awards:

Duo Violin Piano: Volodja Balzalorsky and Aleksandar Serdar perform Dvorak Sonatina


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