Paxos Festival

Beata Pincetic

Beata Pincetic was born in Zagreb, Croatia. Ms. Pincetic is a graduate of the Zagreb Academy of Music, and she holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance and pedagogy.

She did her post graduate studies at the “F.Liszt” Academy in Budapest where she worked with with professors: S. Falvai, I. Szekely, and I. Gulyas. During her studies she was recipient of a scholarship from the Croatian Ministry of Education. She has participated in seminars with such prestigious names as: P. Sancan, R. Kherer , and K. Katsaris.

She has performed as a recitalist and chamber music soloist in Europe (Norway, France England, Switzerland, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Cyprus , Italy ) and appeared in prestigious music festivals such as the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Zagreb Biennale for contemporary music , Ledra Music International Chamber Music Festival (Cyprus), Sani Classical Music Festival (Greece), ‘Open Days’ in A.Onassis Cultural Center etc.

Since 2004 she formed a piano duo with her husband Christos Sakellaridis with whom they perform internationally and has recorded a critically acclaimed CD with 20th century music with 2 pianos. She has recorded for radio (E.B.U.)and television.