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Jasna Popovic


The award-winning and internationally-acclaimed Serbian pianist Jasna Popovic resides in New York City.

New generation of classical music performers has recognized Popovic as a pioneer in advancing the creation of contemporary solo and chamber works, while being rooted in the traditions of the past. She has performed, promoted and organized concerts for composers and musicians in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, playing a significant role in introducing both classical and new compositions to the public, including a younger audience as well.
Jasna Popovic attended the prestigious Hochschule für Musik in Munich, Germany. She has won numerous awards, including the Fourth Place at the International Competition in Rome (2002) and the Second Place at the National Piano Competition in Belgrade (1994).

Popovic, who has performed at various festivals throughout the world, was particularly honored in 2005 with an invitation to perform at the International Keyboard Festival in New York. In 2006, following her receipt of the Passantino Award for Extraordinary Achievements from the City University of New York, she had a series of successful performances in New York at Weill Recital Hall/Zankel/Stern Perlman Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, Steinway Hall, Lefrack Hall; at Kennedy Center in Washington, DC; at Kolarac Hall in Belgrade; and at other major venues throughout Europe, Asia, and South America.

As a pianist for Sing for Hope, Popovic performed at the Times Square Opening on May 16, 2013, at the Metropolitan Opera on June 5, 2013, and at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on June 7, 2017 in front of thousands of people. She has played alongside numerous award-winning musicians including Rodin Scedrin, Anna Gourari, David Bryan and Roman Patkolo, to name a few.

Upcoming Performances

Video 2/25/2019: Jasna Popovic

Renowned Serbian pianist Jasna Popovic leads a group of talented musicians on a journey through the sounds of contemporary music from around the world, combined with Serbian traditional and jazz music.

Watch Past Performances

Video 9/18/2013: Andjela Bratic & Jasna Popovic

Serbian flutist Andjela Bratic and Serbian pianist Jasna Popovic offer a duo recital. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Serbia.

Jasna Popovic