biography

Predrag Tomić is a Serbian accordion player who performs as a soloist as well as in different ensembles. His diverse repertoire contains works from old masters as Frescobaldi, Bach and Haydn up to contemporary original compositions. He cooperated on the interpretation of their works with the following composers: Ali Nader Esfahani, Thomas Christoph Heyde, Thomas Nathan Krüger, Christian Schumann and Keiko Harada. Some of them he premiered. 

 

As a soloist, as well as a member of diverse orchestras (e.g. Staatskapelle Dresden) he has appeared in the halls of the BASF-Feierabendhaus, of the German National Theater Weimar, of theaters in Erfurt and Aschaffenburg and Semperoper Dresden and in festivals such as Contrasts Calgary (Canada), Organfest Belgrad (Serbia), KlangBasel (Switzerland), Festival for Sport Music Culture Leipzig. Several TV and radio transmissions (Figaro, RTBG) are also part of his musical activities. Predrag Tomić was one of the prizewinners at the following competitions: Stefano Bizzarri in Moro d'Oro (Italy), Music Academy Würzburg and Accordion Competition Nordhorn. In 2009 he won the German Accordion Music Prize in Baden-Baden. 

There were two CDs released in March 2015 with the participation of Predrag Tomić on accordion: Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms - The Hungarian Connection (Deutsche Grammophon, Echo Klassik) and with Osterburg Quartett - Dreierlei - New Poetry, Graphics, Music from Thuringia (Literarische Gesellschaft Thüringen). 2021 Predrag participated in portrait DVD of Tobias Klich (Wergo - Podium Gegenwart, Deutscher Musikrat)

 

He accomplished the studies taught by Prof. Ivan Koval, Prof. Stefan Hussong and Prof. Ulrich Beetz with Pedagogic, Artistic and Concert Diploma as well as with a Chamber Music Certificate. He achieved additional impulses through masterclasses with Hugo Noth, Teodoro Anzellotti, Iñaki Alberdi, Vladimir Besfamilnov and Margit Kern. Predrag Tomić teaches accordion at the music school in Lörrach and at AO Grenzach e.V.  He is additionally the  assistant principal of the music school in Lörrach.