February 17 - February 23 2024
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Petrović-Poljak, Ivan

Participated in 2024
Group B
1st Prize
Audience prize
Born on 2004-07-14, Zagreb (Croatia).
Started to play piano at the age of 8 with Prof. Vesna Fretze.
Since 2012 till 2018 has studied at the Primary music school Rudolfa Matza in Zagreb with Prof. Vesna Fretze.
Since 2018 till 2022 has studied at the Secondary music school Vatroslava Lisinskog in Zagreb with Prof. Olga Cinkoburova.

Since 2022 till now has studied at the Academy of Music Zagreb with Prof. Ruben Dalibaltayan.

Attended masterclasses of  Natalya Trull.

Attended masterclasses of  Milana Chernyavska.

Received 1st Prize of Memorial Isidor Bajic Novi Sad, 2021.
Received Absolute 1st Prize of Piano Talents Milano, 2019.
Received 5 times National Champion of National competitions in Croatia, 2015-2023.
— J.S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in c sharp minor WK II, BWV 873
— S. Rachmaninov – Etude-tableau in a minor op. 39 no. 6
— W. A. Mozart – Sonata in B flat Major KV 281 1st mov.
— M. Ravel – Scarbo from ‘Gaspard de la nuit’
Second round
— J. Haydn – Sonata in G major Hob. XVI/40
— S. Rachmaninov – Sonata no. 2 in b flat minor op. 36 (1931)
— M. Skoryk – Burlesque
Third round
— The first movement of E. Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16 performed with Phion, Orchestra of Gelderland & Overijssel