Zoran Imširović

Zoran Imširović

Zoran Imširović was born in 1979 in Yugoslavia. He finished his music education in Munich, his main professors having been distinguished pianists and pivotal musical impulses arose from the longtime work with Klaus Schilde and Eliso Virsaladze and from master classes with diverse prominent artists; Rudolf Kehrer, Michail Voskresensky, Amadeus Vebersinke, Georg Sava, Karl Betz, Naum Starkman, Konrad Richter and Menahem Pressler.

After completing his studies, he started an international concert career.

Among other awards and distinctions, he has won the Golden Lion of Veneto in Italy.

As an artist, Zoran in constant search for new ways to bring music closer to the audiences and for this reason he initiated in 2014 the PIANO SUMMER project. Zoran has participated in many international festivals.

Danica Stojanova

Danica Stojanova completed her primary music education at OMU Boro Johnny in Strumica in the class of Sofia Veta. She finished high school at the High school “Ilija Nikolovski Luj”, Skopje in the class of Professor Snezana Panovska and in the meantime collaborated with professors Dušan Trbojević and Arbo Valdma at the Music Academy in Belgrade, Serbia. She completed her piano studies with prof. Jokut Mihailović in Serbia and received her master’s degree at FMU, Skopje with prof. E. Trpkova. She has actively participated in international piano music academies in Belgium, Russia, Bulgaria, Morocco, Germany, the Netherlands and has worked with world-renowned pedagogues such as Jenny Zaharieva, Achilles del Vigne, Jacques Rouvier, Lyudmila Rocchina, Heribert Koch.

Danica Stojanova became a professor at the high school “Ilija Nikolovski Luj”, Skopje. She is a member of the juries of the prestigious piano and chamber music competitions in the region (Macedonia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Kosovo). He holds piano master classes in Macedonia, Malaysia, Kosovo, as well as professional lectures at international festivals such as Chopin Fest, Epta and others.

She performed as a soloist with the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vidin Philharmonic Orchestra from Bulgaria. As a piano accompanist she collaborated with the artists Blagoja Angelovski, Anastazija Nizamova, Ana Durlovski, Oleg Kontradenko, Robert Cekov and others. As a soloist she has performed semi-recitals and evening concerts in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Malaysia, Germany, France, Kosovo, Serbia, Italy, USA.

For her work she has won the “Best Art Piano Collaborator” award at the 22nd International Music and People Competition in Sofia in 2004, an award for one year of successful work in the field of music pedagogy awarded by the Association of Music and Ballet pedagogues of Macedonia (2007), Award for excellent pedagogical achievements in 2009 in Bulgaria, Award for many years of successful work in the field of music pedagogy in Macedonia in 2011. Since 2016 she has been an honorary member of the Tomislav Zografski Foundation. He is the author of the book “Frederic Chopin – Poet of the Piano”. She has released two sound carriers with works by world and Macedonian composers.

Since 2021 she is the director of SU “Ilija Nikolovski Luj”, Skopje.