Sara Vujošević Jovanović (soprano), Dmitrii Grinikh (bariton) and Anja Abramović Vujović (piano)

Sunday September 17, 2023 @ 15h00
Works by Sergei Rachmaninoff. The concert is held in honor of the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Sara Jovanović (soprano) was born in 1986 in Podgorica. She graduated academic and opera singing in the class of opera prima donna Vera Kovač Vitkai at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad (Serbia). She completed two-year master’s studies in opera singing in the class of Bolshoi Theatre soloist Dmitry Trapeznikov at the Maimonid State Classical Academy in Moscow (Russia). In the meantime, she also got the master degree from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Montenegro in the field of “Marketing and Business”. She received her PhD degree from the Department of Theory of Music, Composition and Musicology at the third oldest state conservatory “L.V. Sobinov” in Russia.

She was the holder of the scholarship of the Foundation for the Advancement of Youth Vocal Arts, under the patronage of prima donna of the Vienna State Opera- Melanija Bugarinović, during her four-year undergraduate studies in Novi Sad.

She has performed on both solo concerts and as a part of various ensembles at prestigious festivals in Montenegro and abroad in representative halls of cities such as : St. Petersburg, Limassola, Petrozavodsk, Moscow, Bashkiria, Cetinje, Minsk, Kotor, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Astana, Sofia, Vienna, Maikop (Caucasus), Kaliningrad, Saratov, Krakow, Minsk,Yakutsk, Kiev, Tallin, London, Paris, Brussels and many more.

She performs as a representative of Montenegro and a lecturer/performer on the theme of musicological, ethnomusicological lectures-practicums on the national musical identity of Montenegro, at numerous international scientific conferences of the Russian Federation. Her author’s scientific articles have been published in renowned editions of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation (Highest Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation), and also her author’s book / monograph in Russian “Implementation of national themes in the opera art of Montenegro” (ethnomusicological / musicological research) was published in 2017 by a renowned publisher – the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

Dmitrii Grinikh (baritone) was a professor of academic and opera singing at Moscow State University. He has been the Dean and Head of the Department of Solo Singing at the International Slavic Institute in Moscow since 2012.. He graduated and then specialized (2001) at the Russian Academy of Music, later called Gnesin, when it was included in the official list of Russian national heritage. Then, he completed his doctoral studies at the same academy (2004). He was a scholarship holder of the international fund “New Names”.

He is active in all important cultural centers of Russia, starting from: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Arkhangelsk, Astrakhan, Bryansk, Novgorod, Orel, Tver, Ulyanovsk. He performs actively outside the Russian Federation, in representative halls of cities such as Vienna, Bratislava, Warsaw, Wroclaw, Krakow, Prague, Brest, Tallinn, Riga, Cetinje, Belgrade, Minsk, Lviv, London, Sofia, Barcelona, Tbilisi, Paris, Drushkininkaja, Madrid, Brussels, etc.

The repertoire he rules is impressive, from the 14th to the 21st century. He has been a permanent member of the Association of Pedagogical Contractors of Poland (PSPS) since 2014. He has also been a regular member of the juries of international and All-Russian competitions for many years. He is the author of more than 20 scientific papers (essays, publications, monographs) on the problem of vocal pedagogy. He has held the prestigious title of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation since 2015.
He has been living in Bar (Montenegro) since February 2022.

Anja Abramović Vujović (pianiste) was born in Cetinje, Montenegro. She graduated from the Academy of music of Cetinje on the University of Montenegro, piano department, in the class of professor Bojan Martinović. She received her diploma as a performing pianist after four years of formation in Paris at the prestigious Conservatory Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Alfred Cortot, in the class of Professor Guigla Katsarava. She was participant of nombreuses international festivals and concerts in Montenegro, France, Sweden, Belgium and the other countries as a soloist or as a part of music projects. In France she obtained the 2nd price with the felicitations of the jury in the Théâtre de Ranelagh as the participant of the International competition. She also was a participant of the festival “Les clés d’or”, festival “16 ARTS” (Paris), Temple de Pentemont, St. Phillipe du Roule, Salle Cortot, “Le weekend de clavier contemporain” (Conservatoire Frédéric Chopin, Paris), Cité Universitaire, Conservatoire Eric Satie (Paris), Académie musicale de Villecroze etc. She has been invited two times to be a participant of the Göteborg pianofestival in Sweden.

She has been working as a piano teacher, chamber music teacher and as an accompanist during years. She worked at the C. A. S. L. Cercle culturele et athlétique St Léon, in Paris, then as an accompanist in collaboration with the conservatory of the seventeenth arrondissement of Paris, Claude Debussy. She currently works as a piano teacher and accompanist at a music school in Cetinje, Montenegro.



  1. I fell in love with my sadness – A. Plescheyev, (from T. Shevchenko), Op. 8, No. 4
  2. Lilacs – E. Beketova, Op. 21, No. 5
  3. How nice it is here – G. Galina, Op. 21, No. 7
  4. Child, you are as beautiful as a flower – A. Plescheyev (from Heine), Op. 8, No. 2
  5. Do not sing, my beauty, to me – A. Pushkin, Op. 4, No. 4
  6. She is as lovely as the noon – N. Minsky, Op. 14, No. 9
  7. In the silence of the secret night - A. Fet, Op. 4, No. 3
  8. A dream – A. Pleshcheyev (from Heine) Op. 8 No. 5
  9. Before my window – G. Galina, Op. 26, No. 10
  10. Spring waters – F. Tyutchev, Op. 14, No. 11
  11. We shall rest – A. Chekhov, Op. 26, No. 3
  12. The night is sad – I. Bunin, Op. 26, No. 12
  13. Vocalise – Op. 34, No. 14
  14. The scene at the cradle and Aleko's Cavatina from the opera Aleko