Sara Marianovich

Sara Marianovich

Piano Professor

16 - 19of July


Sara Marianovich studied at the Faculty of Music (FMU), University of Arts, Belgrade. Graduating, she won “The University of Arts Prize” as the best student at FMU and the "Emil Hajek Foundation Prize", given to the most promising young pianist. She obtained the "Master of Arts" degree on the FMU. Later, she completed successfully the Course on interpretation of Spanish music on the Royal High Conservatory of Music in Madrid (Spain). She studied piano under the guidance of renowned professors: Lully Petrovic, Arbo Valdma, Victor Merzhanov, Dmitri Bashkirov, Joaquin Soriano and Manuel Carra. 

As a soloist accompanied by orchestra, she performed for the first time at the age of twelve and when thirteen, she had her first solo piano recital. She took part in several UNESCO charity concerts, as well as in the Gala concert "Music for Peace at UNESCO" (Paris, November 1999), performing among famous artists such as Maestro Zubin Mehta, Gil Shaham, Barbara Hendricks, Grace Bumbry, Montserrat Caballe, etc. She also took part at “United Nations” Gala Concert in New York (September, 1999).

Sara Marianovich has been living in Madrid since 1991. She met Maestro Joaquin Rodrigo in 1992 and her double CD released by "SONY" (2001) with the Complete solo piano works by Joaquin Rodrigo (world's premiere recording) has received excellent reviews all over the world:  "Discovery of the month" at Classic FM;  five stars twice (for performance, and for sound) at BBC Music Magazine; first place among the ten best CD’s at the Japanese music magazine Ongaku no Tomo and at the Spanish music magazine Melomano. She recorded CD and DVD in collaboration with violinist Ilija Marinkovic, with works by Pablo Sarasate. Special edition of this CD was released for the "Hotel Ritz" in Madrid, as a gift to their VIP guests. "SONY" also released several CD collections, including Sara's recordings along with other distinguished artist, such as Zubin Mehta, Arthur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Alicia de Larrocha, Martha Argerich, Glenn Gould, Evgeny Kissin, Yefim Bronfman, Joshua Bell, Lang Lang, etc.

In 2003, Sara Marianovich founded in Madrid her own enterprise "Sara Music Art, S.L" and in 2006 she obtain her own discography label.

Sara is an author of the book-CD “Following the Traces of sound", which is an innovative method for children musical education. Up to present, she performed more than thousand multimedia concerts for children in Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, France, Switzerland, etc., supported by prestigious institutions, such as: the "Juan March" Foundation, Madrid; the International University "Menendez Pelayo", Spain; University of Huelva, Spain; the Spanish National Library in Madrid; “Instituto Cervantes”; "Hotel Ritz" in Madrid; Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra; State Department of Culture, Serbia; etc. She also created and produced the TV programme for children, in collaboration with eminent artists. This multimedia project for children is also highly recommended by Maestro Zubin Mehta, who emphasized that < this is exactly what is necessary for children: to inspire and discipline them with music, preparing them for the hardships of life. >  

Sara Marianovich gives piano Masterclasses for students, including International Courses on interpretation of Spanish music. At the present she works as a piano professor at the Faculty of music, University Alfonso X El Sabio (Madrid, Spain) and at CARM (Madrid, Spain), giving also piano Courses on "Forum Musikae".

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