Stainer trio

Vesna Stanković
Vesna Stanković

Saturday 27. 8. 2016   20:30

Biber on Stainer's violin
Franciscan monastery in Piran 

Vesna Stanković, violin 
Marianne Bruckner, cello 
Tina Žerdin, harp 


  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770): Sonata for violin and b.c. in G minor op. 1 N. 10 “Didone abbandonata”
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Sonata for violoncello and b.c. in B flat  Major op. 14 N. 6
  • Archangelo Corelli (1653-1713): „La Folia“ Sonata in D minor op. 5 N. 12 
  • Sophia Giustani Dussek (1775 - 1831): Sonata for harp in C minor op. 2
  • Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759): Sonata for violin in D Major op. 1 N. 4  
  • Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704): Sonata „Representativa“ for violin and b.c. 


Vesna Stanković, violin

is concertmaster of the Vienna Volksopera, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and violin professor at the University of Music and performing arts of Graz. She was born in Belgrade. In 1986 she was the first instrumentalist from Yugoslavia who reached the finals of the famous Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow.

Vesna plays a Jakob Stainer violin (1671), on loan from Bank Austria AG.  


Marianne Bruckner, cello

Marianne Bruckner

started learning the cello at the age of six, at the ”Akademie für Musik” with Prof. Senta Benesch, and continued her studies with Prof. Valentin Erben. She has attended masterclasses with Heinrich Schiff and Boris Pergamenschikoff. From 1983 she is a member, and from 2004 the second cello soloist of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. She plays in many ensembles and orchestras (Die Reihe, Ensemble Kontrapunkte, RSO-Wien, NÖ Tonkünstlern), and is also a teacher and arranger for different ensembles.








Tina Žerdin, harp

Tina Žerdin

has graduated and earned her master’s degree with distinction at the The University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna under the tutelage of Prof. Adelheid Blovsky-Miller.

She performs many concerts at home and abroad, playing as a soloist, member of various chamber groups and as harp soloist wtih notable Austrian orchestras (Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Akademie antique instrument orchestra, Hungarian-Austrian Haydn Philharmony, Orchestra of the Tyrolean Festival). She has performed as a guest wtih the Vienna State Opera and the La Scala orchestra.

She takes special interest in the research of the role of the harp in Richard Wagner’s operas and performing Slovenian harp compositions.