At the young age of 24, Nemanja Radulovic has already set aflame concert halls at each of his appearances, thanks to his amazing performances and charismatic stage presence.
Born in Serbia in 1985, Nemanja began his musical studies at the age of seven. In 1996, he won the Prize of October for music of the City of Belgrade, then the Special Prize of the ministry of Education of the Serbian Republic “Talent of the year 1997”.
Nemanja had also taken part in master classes given by Yehudi Menuhin, Salvatore Accardo, and Joshua Epstein, with whom he studied in 1998 at the Saarlandes Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Saarbrücken, and Dejan Mihailovic, whose class he joined in 1999 at the Faculty of Arts and Music in Belgrade. At the age of fourteen, Nemanja moved to France and perfected with Patrice Fontanarosa at the CNSMD of Paris.
Throughout the years, Nemanja has won many international prizes, including Special Jury Prize of the 1997 Wieniawski – Lipinski Competition, Special Jury Prize at the 1998 Yehudi Menuhin Competition, First Prize and two Special Jury Prizes at the 2001 George Enescu Competition, Second Prize of the 2001 Antonio Stradivarius Competition (first prize not distributed), and First Prize at the 2003 Joachim Competition, just to name a few.
Nemanja has performed with many prestigious orchestras around the world, such as Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Nürnberger Symphoniker, NDR Symphony Orchestra of Hamburg, Orchestre National de Belgique and Zurïch Tonhalle Orchestra. Since his appearance at the Festival de La Chaise-Dieu in France in 2002, Nemanja has taken part in the most famous music festivals, for instance, La Folle Journée de Nantes and festival de Radio France – Montpellier. He also gives regular recitals with Marielle Nordmann, Susan Manoff, Dominique Plancade, Laure Favre-Kahn, Anne Gastinel and his ensembles The Devil’s Trills and Double Sens.
In 2005, Nemanja was awarded International Revelation of the Year at the Victoires de la Musique classique in Cannes (European Association of Artist Managers, MIDEM prize , MIDEM prize), and was nominated Rising Star in 2006.
Nemanja has been recording for the label Transart Live, with a solo CD (Bach, Miletic, Paganini, Ysaÿe) which is acclaimed by the press and awarded a Diapason discovery. His latest album “The Devil’s Trills”, released in September 2009 for the label Decca/Universal, has also received many international awards, including “Choc” of Classica, “Clé” of Res Musica, and “Recommended” by the Strad.
Nemanja plays a violin made by J. B. Vuillaume in 1843.
Nemanja Radulovic – Romansa Andaluza
Nemanja Radulovic – Grieg: Sonate 2 pour violon & piano
Nemanja Radulovic – Paganini: Concerto, 1st movement
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