Serbian violinist Bogdan Božović is an internationally acclaimed chamber musician, orchestra leader and soloist. He first established himself on the music scene as the violinist of the Vienna Piano Trio from 2012 to 2015, with which he toured worldwide, appearing in some of the most prestigious chamber music venues, and recorded two critically acclaimed albums.
He was the leader of the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra from 2016 to 2019, often directing the orchestra and playing as a soloist. In 2018 he joined the Esbjerg Ensemble in Denmark.
Bogdan is the designated leader of the Ensemble Resonanz in Hamburg and Musikkollegium Winterthur, taking up both these posts in autumn this year.
A native of Belgrade, Serbia, he studied with Vesna Stanković at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Klara Flieder at the University Mozarteum Salzburg and Rainer Schmidt at the Basel Academy of Music. Other important musical influences came from working with Ferenc Rados, Heinz Holliger and Reinhard Goebel, as well as sharing stage with some of today’s finest musicians.
Bogdan plays on a violin by Nicolaus Gagliano from the year 1750.