July 1st – July 12th 2020
Vida Vujic was born in 1982 in Serbia. At the age of sixteen, she began her studies with prof. Rudolf Leopold at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. She obtained her master’s degree with honours in 2003. This was followed by further studies in Graz. From 2005 she studied chamber music with Prof. Johannes Meissl at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna which earned her a second master’s degree in 2010, also with honours. In addition, she has completed more than twenty masterclasses (for cello and chamber music) with well-known artists.
Since 2014 Vida Vujic is teaching as an assistant to Prof. Johannes Meissl at the Joseph Haydn Institute for Chamber Music, Early Music and New Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna as well as at the International Summer Academy Prague-Vienna-Budapest (ISA).
Vida Vujic is a winner of first and second prizes at multiple international competitions in Serbia, Italy and Austria and she has also received several prestigious awards such as the Award of the Austrian Ministry of Culture in 2003 as well as the Stanojlo Rajcic Prize for Best Concert in 2006/07 at the Gallery SANU – Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.
She has played numerous concerts as a soloist as well as with chamber music ensembles in Europe and South America (e.g. at the festival ”Strings only” in Zadar, Croatia, International Cello Festival in Belgrade, Serbia, ”Styriarte” in Graz, the halls of the Vienna Konzerthaus and the Vienna Musikverein, The Grazer Liszt-Hall, and the Salle Pleyel in Paris). She made recordings for RTS (Radio TeleviziaSerbije ) and ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation). Her repertoire extends from the Baroque to the 20th century and includes more than 240 works.
Vida Vujic counts among her chamber music partners artists such as Susanna Artzt, EszterHaffner, Wolfgang Klinser, Rudolf Leopold, Gregor Urban, NatasaVeljkovic, Raphael Leone, Johannes Meissl, Avedis Kouyoumdjian, Gottfried Pokorny, Petra Stump, Hagai Shaham, Gilard Karni, Peter Frankl, Jan Talich, Petr Prause, Gottlieb Wallisch, Andre Cazalet.