MISHA DACIC, piano
After his stunning American debut at the Discovery Series of the Miami International Piano Festival in 2003, Misha Dacić quickly became a sought after soloist throughout the U.S. and was featured at Ravinia's Rising Stars Series in Chicago, followed by performances at the Gilmore Keyboard Festival Rising Stars Recital Series in Kalamazoo, the Xavier University Classical Piano Series in Cincinnati, The Golandsky Institute International Piano Festival at Princeton University, Frederic Chopin Society's Concert Series in Minneapolis among many others.
In recent seasons Dacić made his debut in Turkey performing at the prestigious International Antalya Piano Festival and as a guest soloist with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra at the Tourmaline Pianists Series performing at the Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro, as well as with the National Symphony of Panama at the ASM Festival in Panama City. In 2010 Misha Dacić made his debut in Argentina and his tour in Germany, with performances in Saarbrucken and at Mendelssohn's house in Leipzig among others, was received with greatly acclaim.
Misha Dacić was born in ex-Yugoslavia, into a family with a musical tradition, where he first impressed audiences at the age eleven by performing with a local orchestra. Kemal Gekić, Frank Cooper, Lazar and Valentina Berman, Jorge Luis Prats are counted among his mentors.
Dacić toured Europe, Israel and Japan in collaboration with the celebrated violinist Ida Haendel. One of their next performances is scheduled at the National Gallery in London at the legendary Myra Hess Tribute of the War Concerts. The DVD ‘Misha Dacić in Recital', featuring several live performances, has recently been released by VAI (Video Artist International). Celebrating Franz Liszt 200th Anniversary, Dacić has been asked to perform a Liszt Marathon for the 2011 Master Series of the Miami International Piano Festival, as well as in venues throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Misha Dacić is a recipient of support from Patrons of Exceptional Artists.