Lidija Stanković

Lidija Stanković graduated from the Ljubljana Academy of Music, in the class of prof. Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak. She finished her master’s degree at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade, in the class of prof. Arbo Valdma.

During her studies she received a number of important awards and recognitions: twelve first prizes at national competitions, first prize winner of international competitions in Senigallia, Stresa (Italy) and Zemono (Slovenia), twice the recipient of the October Award of the City of Belgrade, the recipient of the student Prešeren Award given by the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, award Emil Hajek and the award of the Olga Mihailović Foundation for the most talented FMA student.

Lidija Stanković started a rich concert career as a very young elementary school student. She performed with the Slovenian, Zagreb and Belgrade Philharmonic, with the RTV Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra, the Dubrovnik Festival Orchestra, the RTV Brussels Orchestra, the Novi Sad Chamber Orchestra, the Dušan Skovran String Orchestra, the String ensemble of St. George and the Žebeljan Chamber Orchestra. She has performed in all the major cities of the former Yugoslavia and has toured as a soloist and chamber musician in all European countries. She is a regular guest of the festivals, such as Bemus, Nimus, Tribina Kompozitora, Nomus. As a chamber musician, she collaborated with renowned artists such as Vesna Stanković, Aleksander Madžar, Aneta Ilić ... 

She is a full-time professor of piano at FMA in Belgrade. In 2017, in recognition of the extraordinary pedagogical results and the contribution to the development of FMA and the University of Art in Belgrade, she received a Large Plaque of the University of Arts.