We are pleased to invite you and your guests to the Lansdowne Club / Blüthner Piano Centre concert series for a piano recital by Ljubica Stojanovic held at the Lansdowne Club, Fitzmaurice Place, Berkeley Square, London W1J 5JD on Tuesday 14th February 2017, starting at 7.00pm. It is important that you RSVP (acceptances only) by telephone or email:
Telephone: 020 7753 0533
- Entry to the concert is £10.00. A glass of wine/soft drink will be supplied upon arrival before the recital begins at7pm. Payment should be made at the entrance to the ballroom/concert venue by cash.
- A strict dress code is required at the club. Men must wear conventional jacket and collared shirt and women must be smartly dressed. Jeans/denim, casual trousers, trainers and fashion sports shoes are not acceptable. Please ensure you advise any guests of this requirement.
- It is essential that no use of mobile telephones is made whilst at the club.
- Further drinks after the concert may only be purchased from the bar through a member of the Lansdowne.
- No other areas of the club other than cloakroom facilities may be used.
- Receipts or replies acknowledging RSVPs will not be sent.
- Should you find that you are unable to attend after accepting the invitation, please let us know
J. S. Bach: Partita No. 1 in B flat Major
(Praeludium, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Menuet 1, Menuet 2, Gigue)
M. Ravel: Une Barque sur L’Ocean, Alborada Del Gracioso, La Valse
K. Szymanowski: Variations Op. 3 in B flat Minor.
Ljubica Stojanovic is a 26 year old pianist from Serbia. Described as a leading pianist from the younger generation of this country, Ljubica started to play the piano at the age of 6 and soon after she was giving her first solo recitals. She graduated from the eminent specialist music school ‘Mokranjac’ in Belgrade. Ljubica continued her studies on a full scholarship at the conservatoire ‘University of Music Art’ in Belgrade where she studied with Professor Aleksandar Sandorov. Currently, Ljubica lives in London where she studies piano accompaniment at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Professor Caroline Palmer. Her studies are generously funded by the Leverhulme Trust and Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s fund.
Ljubica was the 1st prize-winner of over 20 national and international competitions including: “Windsor International Piano Competition 2015” in Windsor, “Grand Prix” International competition for young pianists in Geneva, National competition of Repulic of Serbia in Belgrade, Competition of Young Yugoslavian pianists. She was the winner of ‘Katarina Acimovic’, ‘Olga Mihajlovic’, ‘Emil Hajek’ prizes from the foundation of the Serbian University of Art for the most successful and talented student of the University. She also won 2nd prize at the ‘5th Memorial Isidor Bajic” in Novi Sad in Serbia.
Ljubica has played in over 400 concerts, all over Serbia as well as in Switzerland, Slovenia, Germany, Austria, England, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, among others, in such concert halls as: Barbican Hall, St. James’s Piccadily, St. Martin in the Fields, Mozarteum University Hall in Salzburg, Philharmonia Hall in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Thonex hall in Geneva, Banski Dvor in Banja Luka, Bosnia, Kolarac Hall in Serbia.
Ljubica collaborated with the ‘Witold Lutoslawski’ Philharmonia from Wroclav and maestro Vladimir Kiradjiev, performing the premier of the ‘Superstitious Miniature’ by internationally renowned composer Ana Mhajlovic. Ljubica also performed the premiere of the first Serbian minimalist piece “Six Corals” by Vladan Radovanovic. She performed with the Serbian ‘Radio Television Orchestra’ and maestro Bojan Sudjic, with the Orchestra of University of Art, Belgrade and maestro Aleksandar Vujic, ‘Mokranjac’ Symphony Orchestra and maestro Vladimir Milic. In 2015, Ljubica became an artist for the Concordia Foundation in London. She was invited to open the ‘Belgrade Piano Spring Festival’ as a ‘Rising Star’ performing among Yundi Lee and many other artists. Ljubica was also selected to close the biggest festival of classical music in the country- ‘Bemus’, performing with the National Radio Symphony Orchestra. She is regularly appearing at the National Radio 1, National radio 2, B92.
Ljubica has attended many masterclasses, receiving tuition from Prof. Robert Levin, Prof. Graham Johnson, Prof. Dominique Merlet, Prof. Arie Vardi, Prof. Gotlib Walisch, Prof. Hatto Beyerle. Since residing in London, Ljubica has received tuition by professors Christopher Elton, Dmitry Alexeev, Neil Immelman and Caroline Palmer. Ljubica is a very active musician who performs regularly as a soloist as well as with different chamber ensembles across Europe.
We look forward to seeing you.