ABOUT ME

Misha Cvijović is a composer and pianist based in Berlin. She developed her musical career in the fields of contemporary music, electroacoustic music, contemporary opera and musical theater, theatre and film music.

Her compositions have been performed at numerous festivals, including: Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Unerhoerte Musik, Monat der zeitgenössischen Musik Berlin, Symposium Neues Musiktheater Deutsche Oper Berlin, MaerzMusik, Klangwerkstatt für Neue Musik Berlin, Frauen im Musiktheater Neuköllner Oper, 11th IMPULSE Graz, ADK Hamburg, Performing Arts Festival Berlin, Fresh Works for Fresh Minds Basel, Forum Neue Musik Berlin, Zoom Fokus Berlin, 29. Belgrade Jazz Festival, Cannes Film Festival,40. Saarbrücker Max-Ophüls-Preis, Filmfestival Achtung Berlin, EPTA World Piano Conference Novi Sad, etc.

Her compositions have been performed by many ensembles and orchestras for contemporary music, including: Zafraan Ensemble, Ensemble RADAR, Zone Experimentale Basel, Orchestra Radio Television Serbia, SYNK Ensemble, Disturbulence 3, etc. Her compositions were conducted by Titus Engel, Alessandro Crudele, Nodoka Okisawa, Musashi Baba, Davis Bui, etc. Her compositions were broadcasted on Radio Deutschlandfunk, WDR 3, Radio Bremen, Radio Television Serbia, etc.

During her opera/theater/film career she worked as composer, arranger, pianist and musical director. She worked with directors like Jonas Eglof (Deutsche Oper Belin), Alienor Dauchez (Donaueschinger Musiktage), Fabian Gerhardt (Theater am Kürfüstendamm, Theater Discounter Berlin), Andrea Moses (HfS Ernst Busch), Johannes Müller (Sophiaesaele Berlin), Ulrike Schwab (Neuköllner Oper), Miloš Lolić  (Yugoslav Drama Theater Belgrade), Aleksandra Odić (arte), Jovana Tomić (Yugoslav Drama Theater Belgrad), Iva Milošević (Atelje 212 Belgrad), Kokan Mladenović (Atelje 212), Nebojša Bradić (Opera & Theatre Madlenianum), Snežana Trišić (UK Parobrod), Djurdja Tešić (Atelje 212), etc.

She participated many international composition festivals and seminars with Mark Andre, Hannspeter Kyburz, Wolfgang Heiniger, Pierluigi Billone, Stefano Gervasoni, William Blake, Brian Ferneyhough, Johannes Schöllhorn, Isabel Mundry, Clara Iannotta, Sarah Maria Sun, Heiner Goebbels, She She Pop, Forced Entertainment, etc.

Misha graduated from the piano department at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad in the class of Vladimir Ogarkov, as well as from the composition department at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade in the class of Vlastimir Trajković. She postgraduated from the composition department at the renowned HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin in the class of Eun-Hwa Cho. 

Misha is a scholar of the scholarship program for professional Berlin artists and curators from Senate Department for Culture and Europe in Berlin 2021.