Nemanja Stanković



Nemanja Stanković was born in Kragujevac (Serbia) where he completed the Secondary School of Music in the class of Boža Saramandić, as the valedictorian. In 2009, he graduated as the best student of his generation from the Belgrade Faculty of Music, where he studied with Sandra Belić. Nemanja completed his post-graduate studies at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg (Austria) with Enrico Bronzi, as well as at the Scuola di musica di Fiesole (Florence, Italy) in the class of Natalia Gutman. Nemanja Stanković is currently taking Master cello course at the Wien Konservatorium Privatuniversität with Maestra Natalia Gutman. He has taken PhD studies at the Belgrade Faculty of Music under the tutelage of Sandra Belić.

Since March 2011, Nemanja Stanković has been the principal cellist of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra.

He has attended masterclasses given by renowned musicians, including Jens Peter Maintz, Ralph Kirshbaum, David Strange, Mischa Mayski, Elizabeth Wilson, Alexander Gebert, Monika Leskovar, Alexander Baillie, Daniel Weis, Ivan Kucher...

Nemanja has received awards and prizes as a finalist of many international competitions: International cello competition in Liezen (Austria – 1st prize, 2012), Jeunesses Musicales competition in Belgrade (Serbia – 1st audience prize, 2010), Johannes Brahms in Pörtschach (Austria – finale, 2011), Antonio Janigro in Poreč (Croatia – 3rd prize, 2004), Petar Konjović in Belgrade (Serbia – 1st prize, 2007), Fidelio Spezial Wettbewerb (Austria, finale – 2012), Heran competition in Usti nad Orlici (Czech Republic), International students' competition in Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina – 1st prize, 2008)...

In 2007, he was hailed the Most Promising Young Artist in Serbia by the jury of „ArtLink Belgrade“. This recognition led him to record his first CD (supported by AUDI) featuring the works of Paganini, Dvorak, Davidoff, Haydn and Tchaikovsky.

He has performed as a soloist with orchestras: „Belgrade Philharmonic orchestra“, „Radio television of Serbia“ symphony orchestra, „Camerata Serbica“, „Orchestra Giovanile Italiana“, „Czech Virtuosi“, „Belgrade Faculty of Music“ symphony orchestra, „Christianstad Symphoniker“, „BGO Dušan Skovran“, „Norbal“...

Nemanja Stanković boasts remarkable appearances at international festivals: Note di Primavera (Florence), Estate Fiesolana, BEMUS (Belgrade), Young Stars of Today (Sweden), Mendelssohn Marathon (Empoli, Fiesole), Schumann Marathon (Lucca, Prato, Empoli), Belgrade Cello Fest, ArtLink Summer Festival...
Nemanja has performed as a soloist at the Concerts for Life and Peace held in Italy and Israel/Palestine (December 2010) under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Youth. He has also given performances at the Grand Salon and the Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides (Paris, France), as well as in the Wiener Konzerthaus (Schubertsall), Musikverein Wien (Gläserner Saal)...

Nemanja Stanković has performed as a member of many renowned musical ensembles, including St. George Strings, EUYO, Camerata Serbica, RTS Symphony Orchestra, Music Youth of Skopje Orchestra (Macedonia), YMISO, Balkans string quartet etc.


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ArtLink’s mission is to attract the public's attention to the importance of promoting young artists through festivals and specially designed young talents’ programs.

The ArtLink seeks to establish the young talents as recognised artists, building their confidence, professional curriculum, national and international recognition, contacts with other artists, talent seekers and partner festivals, in that way contributing to the attainment of future meaningful employment for the young artists. Through dedication of the ArtLink team and of the mentoring artists, the high artistic standards and quality are instilled in the young artists and their performances – all leading to the audience being exposed to high quality standards and developing to a level of discerning classical music enthusiasts.

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