DARJA SAMOFALOVA, piano

Concert of the fifth season of the cycle presenting the best students of the Faculty of Music, Belgrade
“FACULTY OF MUSIC and GUARNERIUS REWARDING”

DARJA SAMOFALOVA, piano

Program: L. v. Beethoven, M. Ravel, F. Chopin


Cycle is held under the patronage of the City of Belgrade and Company NELT,
and is organized by the Faculty of Music and Guarnerius.

Entrance free

Darja Samofalova was born in 1994 in Belgrade. She started to play music at the age of six, when she subscribed in School “Petar II Petrović Njegoš” in Bar, piano department in the class of Mr. Basarab Maja. In 2007 she subscribed  in Music High School for Talents “Andre Navarra” in Podgorica, Montenegro, the piano department in the class of Mr. Basarab Maja.

2010 entered the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. Since 2013, successfully performing in numerous concerts  in many concert halls as Kolarac, Yugoslav Drama Theater, Children’s Cultural Center, Student Cultural Center, the Theatre Museum, the hall of the National Library, and in the gallery Artget. She has held two solo concerts in Montenegro.

In 2014 completed the basic academic studies and entered master studies at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. In 2015 she completed master academic studies and entered at the Department for the specialization of piano solo.

She won the prize fund Slobodanka Milošević-Savić,  as best student in the fourth year  and for  best  achieved success in the main subject in the academic year 2013/14. year and on this occasion took part in concerts in Tirana and Skadar.

She has won numerous awards at national and international competitions:

2003 – Special lira (National competition, piano)

2004 – Golden lira (National competition, violin)

2005 – Golden lira (National competition , piano)

2006 – Golden lira (National competition, violin) – II prize at the International Competition for young pianists  in Šabac 2007 – Golden lira (National competition, piano)

            – II prize at the International Competition for young pianists in Sabac

2008 – II prize at the XVIII International Competition for Young Pianists “Citta di Barletta” in Barletta (Italy)

2009 – II prize at the VI International Competition for Young Pianists “Davorin Jenko” in Belgrade
           – Special lira at the XXXVI Music Festival of youth of Montenegro
           – I prize and special prize “The best pianists from Eastern Europe” at the XVIII International Competition for Young Pianists “Citta di Barletta” in Barletta (Italy)

2010 – II prize at the VII International Competition for Young Pianists “Davorin Jenko” in Belgrade

2011 – II prize at the II International Competition for Young Pianists “Vojislav Vučković” in Belgrade

2013 – II prize at the X International Competition for Young Pianists “Davorin Jenko” in Belgrade (piano duo)
           – Special Prize at the XVIII Competition of Chamber Music of Serbia in Lazarevac (piano duo), and

2015 – I prize at the XII International Competition for Young Pianists “Davorin Jenko” in Belgrade (piano duo)