Serbia who started
performing at seven years of age and attended the Basle Music
Academy, where he
studied with Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
In 1998, he
joined the London Symphony Orchestra.
Other groups with whom he has worked include the Basle Radio
Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Chamber Orchestra
of the Auvergne, the Combattimento Consort, the
Manchester Camerata, the Netherlands Chamber
Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Suisse-Romande, Orchestre d’Auvergne, Orchestre de Chambre de
Lausanne, the Razumovsky Ensemble, the Rotterdam
Philharmonic, the St. George Strings Orchestra, and the Vellinger
May 2004, he and double bassist Rinat Ibragimov and harpist Bryn Lewis shared solo duties
when the LSO gave the world premiere of Dmitri Smirnov’s
“Triple Concerto 2”.
He and cellist
Tim Hugh were the soloists when the LSO interpreted Johannes Brahms’
“Double Concerto” at the Barbican on 5th December
2004. The program was rounded
out with Brahms’ “Symphony No. 1” and Richard
Wagner’s overture from Tannhauser.
They were back
at the Barbican in February 2005 when Gordan was
the soloist on Brahms’ “Violin Concerto”.
November 2005, Gordan, Tim and pianist Lars Vogt
were the soloists on Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Triple Concerto in
C”. The concert concluded
with Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 6 in F”
The St. George Strings Orchestra performed Wolfgang
Amadeus Mozart’s “Symphony No. 29” and all five—count
them, five—violin concertos in December 2006. The extravaganza was named
“Concert of the Year” in Belgrade.
2007, Gordan participated in the Festival de l’Emperi, Salon de Provence Music Festival.
He and cellist
Christophe Coin, violinist Daishin Kashimoto and pianist Eric Le Sage appeared at the
Salle Pleyel in Paris, France,
on 13th January 2008.
Their recital consisted of Robert Schumann’s “Piano Trio
No. 2 in F major, Op. 80”, “Piano Trio No. 3 in G minor, Op.
110”, and “Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105”.
March 2011, he was the soloist when Douglas Boyd conducted the Manchester Camerata in a concert at the Coronation Hall in Ulverston.
The LSO and Tenebrae offered up Gabriel Faure’s Requiem at St. Paul’s Cathedral on 28th
June 2011. Gordan
opened the proceedings with Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Partita
No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004”.
September 2011, they presented Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at the Royal Albert Hall.
Bela Bartok’s “Music for Strings,
Percussion and Celesta” and “Violin Concerto No. 2” and
Karol Szymanowski’s “Symphony No.
3” (“Song of the Night”) on 10th May 2012.
which Gordan appears include: Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9, Beethoven: Symphony No. 7/Triple Concerto, Brahms: Symphonies 1-4/Double
Concerto/Serenade No. 2, Brahms: Symphony No. 2/Double Concerto, Discovering LSO Live Part 1 and Holst:
The Planets by the London Symphony Orchestra; Cooldown Classix; The Greatest Composers: Bach; Pasticcio: Sonates et airs baroques; Robert Schumann: Klavierwerke & Kammermusik
– X; Tartini:
Devil’s Trill Sonata/Four Violin Concertos and Tartini:
Violin Concertos with Orchestre d’Auvergne; Top
100 Classics; Vivaldi: Concerto di
Amsterdam with the Combattimento Consort; Willem De Fesch: Concerti Grossi
and Violin Concertos; und, Zeitreise durch die Musik.
In the field
of music education, he has taught at the Rotterdam Conservatory and the
Royal College of Music.