Milena Injac

Milena Injac (1969, Serbia), full professor at the Faculty of Arts, holds a doctoral degree in conducting from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, under the supervision of Prof. Emeritus Darinka Matić Marović. She attended Salvador Mas Conde’s (Spain) Vienna master-classes several times, as well as those of Jorma Panula and Péter Eötvös in Szombathely, Hungary. With the Niš Symphony Orchestra, she won first prize at the Third World of Music International Festival in Italy. She has also performed with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera of the National Theatre in Belgrade, Symphony Orchestra of the Serbian Broadcasting Corporation, Stanislav Binički Symphony Orchestra of the Ministry of Defence, Niš Symphony Orchestra, orchestra and choir of the Sofia Philharmonic, and many other symphony orchestras from the region. Injac also conducted the International Symphony Orchestra of the 29th FIOJ International Orchestra Festival in Mucia (Spain, 2010) and the International Orchestra of the 2012 Eurochestries Festival in Moscow. As a visiting conductor, she has performed with orchestras in Montevideo and Paysandú (Uruguay); San Salvador; London; Madrid, Murcia, Alicante, Águilas, and Cartagena (Spain); Florence, Rome, Sorrento, and Ischia (Italy); Sofia, Vidin, and Shumen (Bulgaria); Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Skopje and Ohrid (Macedonia); Karlstad (Sweden); Vienna and Graz (Austria); Podgorica and Nikšić (Montenegro); and Katerini, Athens, and Karditsa (Greece). Injac was artistic leader and conductor of a staging of Johann Strauss II’s operetta Die Fledermaus and Gioacchino Rossini’s opera The Barber of Seville under the auspices of the project Obnova operske scene u Nišu (Reviving the Opera Scene in Niš). In 2013, she conducted a guest performance of Die Fledermaus at the National Theatre in Belgrade.