Next concert of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will present top performers to the Dubrovnik audience. On Friday, May 19th, in the Dubrovnik Art Gallery, The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Uros Lajovic, world-known conductor and pedagogist who has conducted over 90 orchestras across Europe, Russia, Turkey, USA, Korea, China, Taiwan and Colombia. He was in charge of the orchestra in Belgrade, the head of Slovenian Philharmonic, and is a teacher in Vienna for many years – some of his students are the greatest musicians of today.
One of the most prominent Croatian violinists Goran Koncar and Japanese pianist Sadakatsu Tsuchida will perform as soloists. The start of the concert is at 9 am. The works of F.B. Mendelssohn: Concert for violin, piano and strings in D minor and Midsummer Dream are on program.
Violinist Goran Koncar started his international solo career in 1982 in most European countries, USA, Japan, Korea and Israel. From 1984 to 1994 he was the concertmaster of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, the Croatian Radio-Television Symphony Orchestra and the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra. He has worked with renowned orchestras and conductors all over the world. He is the winner of numerous awards.
Japanese pianist Sadakatsu Tsuchida was born in 1975 in Tokyo. He started learning how to play piano when he was four in Yamaha Music School. He graduated with the highest marks at the Moscow Conservatory, and two years later he completed his postgraduate studies at the same conservatory. In 2003, he won 1st place at Rachmanin International Music Competition in Moscow as the first non-Russian winner in history.
Collaboration with Goran Koncar started in 2007 when the Zagreb Quartet performed in Japan and continued in 2008 with his guest performance in Zagreb with the HRT Symphony Orchestra and continued this year with concert in Tokyo.