Marija Gjoshevska - piano

Marija Gjoshevska is one of the most prominent and active Macedonian pianists, confirming her status of a musician with a rare taste with her every performance. Gjoshevska fascinates with her refined and sensitive technique, which results in exceptional stage expression.

Gjoshevska has performed in recital throughout Europe: Austria, France, Poland, Great Britain, Italy, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria as well as in Turkey, Indonesia, USA etc. She is also regularly invited to perform at the Ohrid Summer Festival, the festival Heraclea Nights, International Late Summer Music Festival in Dubrovnik, Croatia, etc.

Marija Gjoshevska has a vast repertoire of over twenty concertos for piano and orchestra and has appeared as soloist numerous times with the Macedonian Philharmonic, Dubrovnik Symphonic Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Jeunesses Musicales Macedonia, the chamber orchestra Soloists of the Academy, Bitola Chamber Orchestra, the State Music and Ballet Centre Symphony Orchestra, and has worked with conductors such as Anton Nanut, Leonid Nikolaev, Arild Remereit, Patrick Strub, Yuriy Aliev, Christoph Campestrini, Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar, Borjan Canev etc.

Gjosevska is also an avid chamber musician, performing intensively as part of the VAM Trio and as part of the piano duo Gjoshevska-Atanasovska with pianist Elena Atanasovska - Ivanova. She has also appeared in concert with the Equilibrium Quartet, concert master of the Liceu Opera in Barcelona – Kostadin Bogdanoski, violist Fana Spirkoska, cellist Aleksandar Kotevski and many others.

Marija has also made numerous recordings as a solo pianist with works of Schumann, Chopin, Ravel, Scriabin, Schubert, as well as music of Macedonian composers. She has also recorded a compact disk as a part of the VAM Trio and a compact disk with clarinetist Zdravko Angelov featuring music by Brahms, Poulenc and Rachmaninoff.

Gjoshevska graduated cum laude from the class of renowned Prof. Boris Romanov at the Music Academy in Skopje, where she later completed with distinction her Master’s and PhD studies. Marija Gjoshevska has been awarded several times at national competitions, as well as at international competitions in Italy, the Czech Republic and France. She is also a devoted professor of piano, chamber music and keyboard literature at the Music Academy in Skopje.