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Here I’ll share stories behind my music, pictures, upcoming concerts, or brief articles about my music. Follow my blog to stay updated about tour dates and new releases.

OWMR radio nominated “Forever” for album of 2021

OWMR radio nominated “Forever” for album of 2021

Just on my birthday, One World Music RADIO in UK nominated my album “Forever” for BEST SOLO PIANO ALBUM in year 2021! This year, I have got so many marvellous present for my birthday and they all relate to my music! Feeling so grateful!

Nomination for the best album in 2021

Nomination for the best album in 2021

Feeling delighted and humbled that Matthew Mayer on SOLOPIANO.COM nominated my previous album “Forever” for Album of 2021 in its category “Solo Piano”. It would be surreal if this album wins this title! I learned about the nomination just one day before my birthday 🙂

FM Classic radio London

FM Classic radio London

On March 18th, as my new CD “Seasons of Life” gets published by Yellow Rose Records, FM Classic radio London will broadcast “Springtime” on Smooth Classics program with Margherita Taylor. I am delighted that next to Aloft and Almost Goodbye, this very prestigious radio station will broadcast also the newest composition from my new album!

Happy Women’s Day

Happy Women’s Day

To all the women, listener, fellow composers, friends, wishing a very happy Women’s Day!

BYOM academy and Archiv Frau and Music organize interviews with female composers and performers of female composers today on IG. Join us.

In regard to this, it inspired me to create a FEMALE COMPOSER playlist on Spotify with the cover picture of an amazing female composer Dora Pejacevic – follow it and share it HERE

Meet the Artist Interview with Frances Wilson

Meet the Artist Interview with Frances Wilson

To read more about my upcoming album, who influenced my music, about my beginnings with an alcoholic teacher, what were my challenges and pleasures when creating music and working with other artists, my definition of success, where I would like to be in 10 years time… please click on this link and read the full interview: here

Radio Stephansdom Vienna

Radio Stephansdom Vienna

Very delighted, honored and grateful that the director Christoph Wellner of radio Stephansdom Wien, the most prestigious classical radio in Austria, chose to present my new album “Seasons of Life” in his program “Rubato”, exclusively on March 10th at 11.00 am. The most beautiful present for my birthday!

Health NOW, Happy Conference 2022 in Lisbon

Health NOW, Happy Conference 2022 in Lisbon

Join us at Happy Conference 2022 in Lisbon at Tivoli Theater on March 29th, 2022 with a number of renowned speakers. The major topic is Health NOW: How leaders and teams dare to create greater organizations.

For Tickets and more information please go to: click here

“Lost” will be broadcasted on FM Classic Radio NY

“Lost” will be broadcasted on FM Classic Radio NY

My birthday is on March 10th, and last week, I just got an answer from Classic FM radio in New York, that Diana Jones, the program manager of the radio show “Fresh from the Wrapper” will present my new album “Seasons of Life” and will play composition “Lost” on WCNY radio station in New York.

What a beautiful present for my birthday!

“My first, my last, my everything” Interview on 8.03.2022

“My first, my last, my everything” Interview on 8.03.2022

Dear friends and listeners,

on March 8th, International day of women, and the female composers day, Archiv Frau und Musik will have a series of interviews titled “My first, my last, my everything!” where female composers and performers Kamilla Arku, Ines Simoes, Izabela Jutrzenka-Trzebiatowska, Sofia Livotov, Egita Gielen, Anna Maria Mendieta and I will be interviewed on Instagram. On the image, you can find timings of interviews and we hope that you will join us!

Have a great weekend, Antonija

Donne – the biggest database of female composers

Donne – the biggest database of female composers

Donne – Women in Music is celebrating female composers, empowers and advances women in music, promotes diversity, equality and inclusion, and has created the biggest data base with female composers throughout many centuries. It is curated by Gabriella di Laccio, who is based in UK. I am very honored that as of Feb. 2022, I am also listed as a female contemporary composer on that impressive list. Thank you, Gabriella!

For more information CONTACT:

GABRIELLA DI LACCIO
Soprano  |  Founder & CEO Donne Foundation
“Dreaming” is published

“Dreaming” is published

Thank you Yellow Rose Records for publishing my single “Dreaming” today. The single is dedicated to all of us dreamers and I hope the composition will encourage you to never stop dreaming. Thank you to numerous playlist curators for including “Dreaming” to your beautiful playlists: Relaxing Peaceful Piano, Emotional Piano, Illuminate Piano, Elegant Piano, Solo Piano Music – Peaceful Instrumental Music, Contemporary Classical – Discover New Music, Instrumental Chill, Piano Sanctuary, Moments of Time, Peaceful Piano, Piano Moods, Just piano songs, The Pianist, Piano Discovery, Calming Piano, Peaceful & Relaxing Piano Instrumentals, Work from Home, Piano Journal Power Session, Ambient Focus Piano, Purely Piano, Classical Music for Commuters, Neoclassical Piano…

Thank you Stephansdom radio!

Thank you Stephansdom radio!

On Feb. 9th for early birds, “Sorrow” will be broadcasted at 5.55 am. Thank you Christoph Wellner, for choosing this composition for your program!

“Lost” on Stephansdom Radio

“Lost” on Stephansdom Radio

Thank you Ana Tajder for informing me that “Lost” played today on Radio Klassik Wien or Stephansdom radio around 12.45. My composition was in such a great company 🙂

Yellow Rose Essentials 2021 – LOST

Yellow Rose Essentials 2021 – LOST

Absolutely honored and delighted that my composition “Lost” has been chosen to be featured in Yellow Rose Records 2021 Essentials – top songs from their incredible artists during last year!

Fall Train

Fall Train

A new single “Fall Train” that I composed, recorded and mixed, and Davor Rocco made a beautiful mastering, is coming out on Jan. 14th, 2022. This composition is very reflective and full of emotions with romantic and vintage vibes. I am feeling excited about your impressions…

A Time for Peace – Christmas Compilation

A Time for Peace – Christmas Compilation

Christmas time has been approaching quickly. If you wish to listen to a peaceful music full of joy and Christmas spirit, Yellow Rose Records created a A Time for Peace compilation that is coming out on Dec. 3rd, 2021! Surrender to the beautiful, reflective tunes with a holiday season vibe! I feel very humbled and delighted that my compositions, “Life Is…” is part of this amazing compilation.

Spotify Streams

Spotify Streams

It feels great to see almost 121000 streams for my album “Forever” on Spotify! Thanks to all of my listeners and to all the amazing playlists on Spotify from my fellow musicians that are included the songs from my “Forever” album, published by Parma Recordings. Special thanks for the efforts of Yellow Rose Records to publish and to place “Lost”, “Sadness” and “Rain Drops” to various playlists. There are more than 46000 streams for the three singles published in the summer and the fall this year.

A beautiful review from One World Music Radio

A beautiful review from One World Music Radio

Taken from the OWMR website, there is a full text of the review for Sanja Romic’s and my song “Rain Drops”. We are moved by Steve’s impressions about our creation! It gives us wings to keep on creating…

Worldwide Audience

Worldwide Audience

I am delighted to present the statistics from Spotify about the top 12 countries in Nov. where my music has been majorly streamed! Thank you to each and one of the listeners!

Radio Broadcasting

Radio Broadcasting

Radio WTUL has been broadcasting throughout the year my compositions from the album “Forever”! The recently chosen compositions were Sofia and Gone Young! Thank you!

Heart Dance Records playlists

Heart Dance Records playlists

Special thanks for Ella Hunt and Heart Dance Records for including Sanja and my composition “Rain Drops” on their Beautiful Piano and Grl Pwr playlists among enchanting compositions, both piano and orchestrated pieces.

 

“Sadness” and “Lost” on TwentySound radio

“Sadness” and “Lost” on TwentySound radio

I would like to thank to TwentySound radio in Berlin, Germany for broadcasting my new singles “Lost” and “Sadness” on their radio in the morning program – film and neoclassical music…

“Sadness” on new playlists

“Sadness” on new playlists

I would like to thank to dear Jean Bell and Peaceful Moments Music for adding “Sadness” to their Dark Piano and Transcendental Music playlists on Spotify; to Ray Pherz for adding the song to Piano Works in Tempered Mood playlist; to Elson Complex for including “Sadness” to Melancholy playlist on Spotify; to dear Lisa Cullum for appreciating and adding “Sadness” to her playlist Here’s to the Music on Spotify; to dear Daniela Spadini for taking “Sadness” to her Illuminate Piano playlist; to dear Ante Svircic for adding “Sadness” to Piano, Strings & Movies – cinematic music featuring also Max Richter, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. Special thanks to my label Yellow Rose Records for placing “Sadness” to the following playlists on Spotify: Piano Sanctuary-Beautiful Solo Piano, curated by Eric Lawrence; Musica Clasica para relajarse playlist curated by Hillside Recording studio; Peaceful Piano Music, curated by Stefano Costa; Instrumental Discovery, curated by Dave Williams; Taste of Melancholy by Adrien de la Salle; New Releases You Really Need to Hear by Shoshana Michel; Classical Soundscapes by Ambient Soundscapes; Multicolored Piano by Andrei Poliakov; Instrumental Chill by Valley View Records; Instrumental Music for Drawing & Painting by Tom Merrall; Study Focus by Kristoffer Wallin; Neoclassical New Age Music Gems by Karen Biehl; Contemporary Piano by Dario Crisman.

Cinematic Sounds

Cinematic Sounds

I am grateful to Heart Dance Records for accepting “Sadness” and for sharing the song to their Cinematic Sounds playlist! #filmmusic #filmcomposer #cinematicmusic #femalecomposers # Sanja Romic

“Sadness” is out today

“Sadness” is out today

I am excited to share with you that composition “Sadness” is out on all major streaming platforms including also Amazon and Bandcamp for downloads – published by Yellow Rose Records. It was a collaborative project: I composed and performed it on piano, and Sanja Romic arranged it for oboe and played it on the record. Sanja beautifully embellished “Sadness” with her emotional tune of oboe. It is calming and somber vibe.

To find it easier click here

101 k for Forever and 28.5 k for Lost

101 k for Forever and 28.5 k for Lost

I would like to thank everyone for listening to and sharing my tracks from the album “Forever”, as well as to thank to all of the playlists that shared and included various compositions from that album. Today I have more than 100 k streams only on Spotify! Thanks to Parma Recordings as well!

I am very grateful to my label Yellow Rose Records for doing an amazing work – placing “Lost” to various playlists! Today “Lost” has after 2.5 weeks 21000 streams already!