CMK21/22 - Ana Vidovic, Guitar

“Vidovic’s playing is nuanced and intensely personal, both deeply felt and deeply thought.” – Washington Post

Known for her beautiful tone, precise technique, well-defined phrasing and thoughtful artistry, Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary performer taking her place amongst the elite musicians touring internationally. Her career to date includes recitals, concerto engagements and festival appearances in Europe’s cultural destinations, such as Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Vienna’s Musikverein and King’s Place in London. She has also toured Australia, Brazil, Israel, Japan, Korea and North America.

Born in Croatia, Ana Vidovic started playing guitar at the age of 5. At the age of 11 she was performing internationally, and at age 13 she became the youngest student to attend the prestigious National Musical Academy in Zagreb where she studied with Professor Istvan Romer. She subsequently graduated from the Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, where she studied with the legendary guitarist Manuel Barrueco.

Ana Vidovic has won an impressive number of prizes, including first prizes in the Albert Augustine International Competition in Bath, England, the Fernando Sor Competition in Rome, Italy and the Francisco Tárrega Competition in Benicàssim, Spain. She has recorded a number of successful CDs and concert DVDs, and has been featured in three television documentaries by the eminent Croatian film director Petar Krelja.