EMCY

Miona Topalović

All prize winners
First Prize
2018
Nationality: Serbian
Instrument: Violin
Date of birth 2002/09/03

Miona Topalović was born in Belgrade and started playing the violin at the age of seven. She has been working with her professor and mentor Radana Vranešević since 2014. She is currently studying at the music school ,,Vatroslav Lisinski“  with professor Mina Aleksić in Belgrade.  Miona has been in the Interpretation studio of violin of professor Dejan Mihailović wich was held by Nemanja Radulović in 2016.

She has been in the Artlink young virtuoso chamber music orchestra since 2015. where she performed with Stefan Milenković as a concert master.

Miona had a series of recitals in Serbian academy of arts and science gallery, The Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment, Cultural centre of Belgrade Artget gallery and The hall of the Holy spirit in Cotor. She has won many first prizes in national and international competitions such as “Stringfest”(Serbia), “Jozef Micka” (Czech Republic), “Kocian violin competition” (Czech Republic) and International Competition for Young Musicians ‘Ohrid Pearls’ (North Macedonia), where she won the EMCY prize.

If you are interested in working with Mionia, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

Solo

J. S. Bach – Partita No.2, in D minor , Allemande, Courante, Sarabande and Gigue
J. S. Bach – Sonata No.1, in G minor
N. Paganini – Caprices No. 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23

With piano

L. Van Beethoven – Sonata No.4 (Op.23)
C. A. Beriot – Scene de ballet (Op.100)
A. Dvorak – Four romantic pieces (Op.75)
E. Grieg – Sonata in C minor (Op.45, No.3)
G. F. Handel – Sonata in D Major HWV 371
W. Kroll – Banjo and fiddle
W. A. Mozart – Sonata in G Major K.301
N. Paganini – Cantabile
N. Paganini – Sonata (Op.3, No.6)
S. Prokofiev – Five pieces from Cinderella for Violin and Piano
C. Saint-Saens and E. Ysaye – Caprice d’apres l’Etude en forme de Valse (Op.52, No.6)
R. Schuman – Sonata in A minor (Op.105, No.1)
G. P. Telemann – Sonatina in A Major
T. A. Vitali – Chaconne
R. Wagner – Albumblatt

Chamber music

J. S. Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor B.W.V.1043
L. Beethoven – Piano trio in D Major (Op.70, No.1)
W. A. Mozart – Divertimento in D Major K.136
W. A. Mozart – Piano trio in C Major K.548
W. A. Mozart – Piano trio in D minor K.442
R. Schedrin – Three funny pieces for piano trio
F. Schubert – Piano trio in B flat Major D.898
A. Vivaldi – Concerto for two Violins in A minor RV522
A. Vivaldi – Concerto for four Violins in B minor RV580
A. Vivaldi – Concerto grosso in D minor RV565

With orchestra

M. Bruch – Concerto in G minor No.1
A. Dvorak – Concerto in A minor (Op.53)
E. Lalo – Symphony Espagnole (Op.21)
F. Mendelssohn – Concerto in E minor (Op.64)
W. A. Mozart – Concerto No.1 in B flat Major K.207
M. Ravel – Tzigane
C. Saint-Saens – Havanaise (Op.83)

Video

2018-07-24
Ohrid Pearls 2018: Laureates - Miona Topalovic (Serbia) - III Prize