Pianist ivana gavrić created a sensation with her debut disc In the Mists, winning BBC Music Magazine newcomer of the Year 2011 for ‘playing of an altogether extraordinary calibre’. Her ‘superlative’ (International Record Review) and ‘hypnotically compelling’ (BBC Music Magazine) second disc From the Street again enchanted critics and audiences worldwide. This album is her third collaboration with champs Hill records.
named Gramophone’s ‘One to Watch’ and BBC Music Magazine’s ‘rising Star’, ivana has performed on the major concert platforms in the UK including the Wigmore Hall, royal albert Hall and royal festival Hall, as well as across Europe, in canada, Japan and russia. attracting considerable praise for her interpretations of Janáček’s music in particular, ivana performed his concertino and LH-concerto Capriccio with the rPS award-winning aurora Orchestra, conducted by nicholas collon. ivana has also curated festivals dedicated to Janáček’s solo and chamber works.
With a broadening international solo career, ivana’s ‘beautiful sound, musical integrity’ (Gramophone) are often heard in regular live performances on BBc radio 3 and 4. also a dedicated chamber musician, ivana performed with violinist Maxim vengerov in 2007 as part of Live Music now, the outreach scheme established by the late Lord Menuhin. She has partnered colleagues on the concert platform in festivals in the UK and Europe, taken part in the iMS Prussia cove Open chamber Music Sessions and is an alumna of the Britten-Pears Young artist Programme. Outside the concert hall she is featured playing chopin and Beethoven in BBc2’s adaptation of The Line of Beauty, and Bach in anthony Minghella’s film Breaking and Entering.