DISCOVERING PASSIONOriginally from Serbia, Austrian pianist Jasminka Stančul started her musical education in her homeland and later went on to study at the Wiener Musikhochschule with Professor Noel Flores and with Maria Tipo at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève.Her musical talent and exceptional approach to Beethoven's music brought her victory at the International Beethoven Competition in Vienna in 1989.
She has performed with renowned conductors such as Daniele Gatti, Fabio Luisi, Nikolaj Alexeev, Semyon Bychkov, Ádám Fischer, Hans Graf, Lorin Maazel, Ari Rasilainen, Essa Pekka Salonen, Kurt Sanderling, Jukka Pekka Saraste, Bruno Weil, Tomas Netopil, Stéphane Denève, Kasushi Ono, Betrand de Billy, Gustav Kuhn, Lahav Shani, Johannes Wildner, Gabriel Feltz, James Judd, Enrique Mazzola, Marc Piollet, Antoni Wit and others.
Regarding Chamber Music Jasminka Stancul has earmarked the performances with the Vienna String Quartet, the Vienna Brahms Trio, and is to be heard regularly with Christian Altenburger, Franz Bartolomey, Patrick Demenga, Julian Rachlin, Benjamin Schmid, Nikolaj Znaider and many others.
She combines a wonderfully lyrical, sparkling clear tone with great musical sensitivity. (OVB Online)