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# Dirigent Rista Savic

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Rista Savic

Rista Savic (born in former Yugoslavia) is a German conductor. He is one of those conductors who began their musical career as an instrumentalist. Born into a family of musicians, he started violin lessons at the age of six with his father as his teacher. As part of his musical studies, he completed a six years’ education in former Yugoslavia. Already at this early age his talent and versatility became evident. Later on in Germany – while already being employed as first violinist in an orchestra – he went on to study at the Musical Academy in Detmold where he attended the violin class of  Prof. Saschko Gawriloff from 1967–1969.
For 30 years he had engagements as first violinist and concert master at various orchestras. This provided him with the opportunity to work intensively with numerous world-famous conductors such as Christoph von Dohnanyi, Lovro von Matacic, Eliahu Inbal, Milan Horvat, Günter Wand and Sergiu Celibidache and to prepare for his future career. He also attended a private class in conducting with Prof. Anton Nanut.

Founded by German Chamber Orchestra Frankfurt

In 1989 he founded the German Chamber Orchestra Frankfurt/Main. He conducted this orchestra on several European concert tours that took him through almost all of Europe and several times to Egypt, Asia (Japan, China, North and South Korea) and Mexico, Brazil, the USA and Canada. As guest conductor he has conducted in a variety of cities on almost of the continents.
He conducted the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra, the Southwest German Philharmonic Orchestra Konstanz, the Torino Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica dellaProvincia di Bari, the Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico, the StatePhilharmonic Orchestra Cluj – Rumania, the China Peking Film Philharmonic, the Texas Festival Orchestra – Houston, the Sinfonia Toronto – Canada, Cappella Istropolitana - Bratislava, Arci de la Scala Milano and others.
Mr Savic has performed internationally in world-famous concert halls with renowned soloists such as Maurice André, Boris Belkin, Pierre Amoyal, Stanislav Bunin, Barry Douglas, Ingrid Flitter, Eugen Idjiz, Mark Kaplan, Alina Pogostkina and Christian Lindberg to name a few.

Radio and television recordings

Many international recording e.g. in Mexico, China, Croatia, Austria, ...

For ORF:
On behalf of the ORF was a CD with the first Violin Concerto Opus 10, Cello Concerto, Op 49, "Bacchantes Overtures" by Karl Bleyle (1880-1969) for ORF included.

Live on Croatian Radio-Television and Zagreb:
For the Croatian Radio and Television in Varazdin Baroque concert " Baroknw Necer" Zagreb entire evenings was recorded. The Clarinet Concerto by Rista Savic was under his own line in the Glenn Gould Studio (Toronto) performed and recorded on DVD.

At the request of the ORF he recorded a CD with works by Karl Bleyle (1880- 1969). It includes the First Violinconcerto op.10, the Violoncelloconcerto op.49 and Baccanten Ouvertures. The Clarinet Concerto by Rista Savic was recorded on DVD featuring himself as conductor in the Glenn Gould Hall (Toronto).



Mainz  (Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz)
"A Masterful Performance..." "In the concert series "Mainz Masters Concerts in the electorate Palace" Dvorák's New World Symphony was interpreted by the Pilsen Philharmonic breathtakingly conducted by Rista Savic. Rarely, has the "New World" sounded so beautiful and differentiated."

Dubrovnik (Dubrovniker Blatt by I. Grazie)
"Rista Savic is an emphatic conductor performing with great precision.  His stimulating bearing conveys confidence and he exercises a tight control of the orchestra, thereby bringing out its highest qualities."

Rüsselsheim   (Rüsselsheimer Echo by Karl-Gerhard Guttandin)
"Effortless play, perfect technique” The reflective and festive concert of the German Chamber Orchestra Frankfurt/Main in which the pieces were mostly presented in piano unto pianissimo was conducted in a professionally excellent manner by Rista Savic..." “he already impressed with the first title, symphony No.5 h minor by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach."

Vorarlberg (Voralberger Nachrichten)
"The conductor Rista Savic led the orchestra with energetic gesture from one catchy tune to the next one."