Serbia’s Artist of the Century, Most Humane Person, and Brand Personality of the Year, violinist Stefan Milenkovich enjoys a prolific career as an internationally sought-after soloist and recitalist, with an extraordinary productive longevity, professionalism, and creativity.
Milenkovich’s 2017 – 18 season includes performances with Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi (Italy), Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana (Italy), Prague Symphony Orchestra (Czech Republic), New Jersey Festival Orchestra (USA), Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra (Croatia), Ukrainian Radio-Television Orchestra (Ukraine), and Slovenian Radio-Symphony Orchestra(Slovenia). Recent performances include collaboration with Utah Symphony Orchestra (USA), Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra (USA), Oklahoma City Symphony Orchestra (USA), Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovenia), as well as regular performances in recital with pianist Rohan De Silva.
Milenkovich started his career at a very young age. He performed for U.S. President Ronald Reagan at a Christmas concert in Washington, DC, at age 10. The following year, he played for Mikhail Gorbachev in Belgrade, Serbia. At age 14, he played for Pope John Paul II and at age 16, Milenkovich gave his 1000th concert in Monterrey, Mexico. By age 17, he was the winner of The Young Concert Artists International Competition (USA), as well as a prizewinner in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis (USA), the Queen Elisabeth Competition (Belgium), Hannover Violin Competition (Germany), Tibor Varga Competition (Switzerland), Rodolfo Lipizer Competition (Italy), Paganini Competition (Italy), Ludwig Spohr Competition (Germany), and the Yehudi Menuhin Competition (England).
Deeply committed to international humanitarian causes, in 2002 Milenkovich received the Lifting Up the World With Oneness Heart