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Pedja Muzijevic

Pedja Muzijevic's Biography

Mr. Muzijevic has performed with the Milwaukee Symphony, the Residentie Orkest in The Hague, Dresden Philharmonic, Shinsei Nihon Orchestra in Tokyo, Orquesta Sinfonica in Montevideo, Zagreb Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Napa Valley Symphony and the Richmond Symphony among others. He has played solo recitals at Alice Tully Hall in New York, Casals Hall and Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo, Teatro Municipal in Santiago de Chile, Da Camera of Houston, The Frick Collection in New York, National Gallery in Washington, DC, Lincoln Center's What Makes It Great Series in New York, for Arizona Friends of Chamber Music in Tucson, Lane Series at University of Vermont, the Aldeburgh Festival, Great Britain, and many others. He made his Carnegie Hall debut in Janaury of 2007, playing the Mozart Concerto K. 503 with the Oberlin Orchestra and Robert Spano.

His many festival engagements encompass, among others, performances at Tanglewood, Mostly Mozart, Newport, OK Mozart, Bay Chamber Concerts, San Miguel de Allende, Aldeburgh, Lucerne, Holland, Melbourne, Aix-en-Provence, Dubrovnik, Merano and Bratislava Festivals.

Mr. Muzijevic's chamber music performances include Bargemusic, Great Performers Series at Lincoln Center and 92nd Street Y in New York, Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players in Tanglewood, for La Jolla Music Society in La Jolla, CA, Da Camera in Houston, Library of Congress in Washington, DC and many others. He has toured with Mikhail Baryshnikov in "Solos with Piano or not…" throughout the United States and Europe and with Simon Keenlyside in Trisha Brown's staged version of Schubert's Winterreise at Lincoln Center in New York, Barbican in London, Opera National de Paris, La Monnaie in Brussels, as well as in Amsterdam, Lucerne and Melbourne.

Pedja Muzijevic made his New York recital debut in Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall as a recipient of the Juilliard School's coveted William Petschek Award. His many honors include top prize in the Busoni International Piano Competition and a finalist diploma in the Naumburg International Piano Competition, as well as special prizes of the Chopin Society, Warsaw, and the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.

Pedja Muzijevic studied at the Academy of Music in Zagreb, the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and at the Juilliard School in New York. Teachers who have had the greatest influence on his artistic development include pianists Joseph Kalichstein and Vladimir Krpan, violinist Robert Mann, and harpsichordist Albert Fuller. He is the Director of Music Programing at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City.

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