Mr. Ratimir Martinović

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Mr. RATIMIR MARTINOVIĆ has performed as a pianist at over 700 concerts with over 60 orchestras in Europe, Asia, South and North America, in halls such as Carnegie Hall ̶ Stern Auditorium (New York), Parco della Musica (Rome), Rudolfinum and Dvorak Hall (Prague), Oriental Art Center (Shanghai), Glenn Gould Hall (Toronto), Lisinski Hall (Zagreb), Art Center (Seoul), International House of Music (Moscow), etc. Martinović is a frequent guest of the jury of piano competitions in Italy, Great Britain, Germany, Croatia, as well as a holder of piano masterclasses in Japan, Portugal, USA, Poland and elsewhere.
Martinović is the founder and director of one of the most prestigious festivals of art music in the Balkans - the KotorArt Festival. Martinović is also active at the pedagogical level - he is one of the youngest Full Professors in the history of the University of Novi Sad, having the privilege, since the age of 24, to independently form generations of young pianists in his class.
Since 2016, he has been dedicated to one of the greatest composers of Southeastern Europe, insufficiently known, ingenious Vasilije Mokranjac. Together with the Mokranjac family, Martinović is one of the founders and president of the Vasilije Mokranjac Foundation, whose goal is the preservation and promotion of this composer's legacy, as well as the promotion of his music in the regional and world contexts. A double CD with integral piano oeuvre of Mokranjac performed by Ratimir Martinović was published in 2019. by the Naxos Grand Piano Records.