Sinadin (Dejan Sinadinović) is a pianist and a music pedagogue. He is a full professor of piano at the Faculty of Music of the University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia. He completed graduate studies in piano performance at the Faculty of Music (Belgrade, Serbia) under the tutorship of Arbo Valdma (a former student of Bruno Lukk who studied piano with Arthur Schnabel and Paul Hindemith). He also pursued postgraduate studies at the Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky with a supervisor Eliso Virsaladze (a former student of Yakov Zak and Heinrich Neuhaus).
He took part in numerous chamber music performances and gave more than one hundred solo piano recitals throughout Europe in notable music venues (Italy, France, Spain, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Montenegro, Greece, Northern Cyprus, Denmark, Russia, Romania). He also performed in Canada, America and China. Most recently, he performed with Synergia6 ensemble in Croatia (Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Osor Musical Evenings and International Music Festival in Zadar). He has collaborated with various orchestras accross the world working with conductors such as Mladen Jagušt, Vassily Sinaisky, Vladimir Kiradjiev, Rolf Beck, Jean-Francois Antonioli and others. Among others, he performed with W. Lutosławski Philharmonic (Wrocław, Poland), Rzesow Philharmonic (Poland), Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma (Rome), Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra (Romania), as well as with all serbian philharmonic orchestras.
He joined forces with many distinguished chamber ensembles such as Synergia6 (international), Artis Quartet (Vienna), Minetti Quartet (Vienna), Meridies String Quartet (Italy) and Camerata Serbica (Belgrade). As a great enthusiast for chamber music he affiliated with a number of exceptional musicians. He was an artistic director and a conductor of The New Moment Ensemble (New Moment New Ideas Company) which hosted some of the most prominent instrumentalists from the Balkans. With this orchestra he participated in the production of Michael Nyman’s opera The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, both as a pianist and a conductor. It took place in the festival “Ideas- Campus” in 2002 (Piran, Slovenia) under composer’s supervision. Later that year, The New Moment Ensemble performed this opera at one of the most prestigious international festivals of theatre and performing arts in the South East Europe, the BITEF festival in Belgrade. He is a founding member of Memnon Duo with soprano Katarina Jovanović. He is a founding member of Silk & Wind Duo with soprano Wanzhe Zhang.
Appart from the teaching position at the Faculty of Music, University of Art in Belgrade, Sinadin was appointed a Vice Dean of the faculty (2002–2006). He was chair of the Department of Music at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade (1998–2006) where he also taught piano performance. He gave lectures and master classes in Kotor, Podgorica (Montenegro), Belgrade (Serbia), Girona (Spain), St. Petersburg – Rimski Korsakov Conservatory (Russia), Ateneo Basilicata (Italy), London (England). Until 2020 he was the president of European Piano Teachers Association in Serbia.
He published three CD’s with his live recordings for the Spanish label KNS Classical performing the works of Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, César Franck, Alexander Scriabin. In 2021/2022 he published another twelve CDs for Parisian Anima-Records. Dejan Sinadinovich stood behind several music festivals and series of concerts such as Piano Chamber Festival in 2005 (Belgrade), Emil Hayek Festival (Belgrade) and The Spring Piano Feast (Belgrade). Owing to that, he established a reputation of an adept programme director.
/ 8 Dec 2022
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