Musician

Isidora Timotijević

viola

Isidora Timotijević was born in Belgrade (Serbia) in 1997, and received her first violin lessons at the age of seven at the “Kosta Manojlović” music school in Zemun. At the age of 14, she switched to the viola, and was tutored by Tomislav Milošević. Since 2015, she has been studying for a bachelor`s degree with Professor Thomas Riebl at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. She also receives a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein, where she participates in the intensive music weeks.

The young violist has won numerous prizes at national and international competitions, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. Isidora Timotijević has been a member of orchestras including the CEI Youth Orchestra, the Belgrade Symphony Orchestra and the Belgrade Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, and has played in several other chamber ensembles. She has already performed with the “Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss am Rhein”, the “Salzburg Chamber Soloists” and the “Camerata Salzburg”, and has performed in concerts in Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Peru, South Korea, Switzerland and Austria. Together with some fellow students, she recently founded the “Beija-flor Quartet”. In 2016 and 2017, Isidora Timotijević participated in the chamber music festival “Musique à Marsac” in France, and in 2017 she took part in the “Eggenfelden klassisch” music festival, and in the FESTIVAL NEXT GENERATION in Bad Ragaz. 

Since she is interested in Baroque music she has participated in an orchestra project with Marco Testori. Additionally, she plays in two string quartets and is also a member of the ENSEMBLE ESPERANZA, which is made up of scholarship holders from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein and received the OPUS KLASSIK award in 2018. She also plays in the “Sinfonieorchester Liechtenstein”. In April 2018, she played at festival :alpenarte in Schwarzenberg, Austria. In summer 2018 she attended a masterclass with Casals quartet in Spain, the festival “Mendelssohn on Mull” with the Doric string quartet in Scotland and participated at “Olive Classic” festival at the island of Pag in Croatia.

Isidora Timotijević plays a Bernd Hiller viola from 2015.