Originally 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.
Jasminka Stančul’s solo activities have led her to perform with major orchestras such as the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Essen Philharmonic Orchestra, Nuremberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Southwest German Philharmonic Orchestra, Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Prague and Slovak Philharmonic Orchestras, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Haydn Orchestra Bolzano, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Madison and Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and many others.
She has performed with renowned conductors such as Daniele Gatti, Fabio Luisi, Nikolaj Alexeev, Semyon Bychkov, Asher Fisch, Ádám Fischer, Hans Graf, Lorin Maazel, Ari Rasilainen, Essa Pekka Salonen, Kurt Sanderling, Horst Stein, 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.
Jasminka Stančul started her pedagogic career as a professor at the Ljubljana Music University in 2013 andwas awarded a full professorship at The University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (MDW) in October 2019.
She combines a wonderfully lyrical, sparkling clear tone with great musical sensitivity. (OVB Online)