Pianist and Researcher

Inja Stanovic is a Croatian pianist and researcher, born in Zagreb and currently residing in Sheffield, UK. As a pianist, Inja has performed throughout the world, including concerts in Croatia, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Her pianism focuses upon Nineteenth-century performance practice, as she combines musicological research (with particular emphasis upon Nineteenth-century reception, stylistic tendencies, and performance techniques), and practice-based research (involving historically-informed performance practice).

Inja’s research focuses upon 19th Century performance practice, combining: 1) musicological research, with emphasis upon 19th Century reception, stylistic tendencies, and performance techniques; and 2) practice-based research, involving historically-informed performance practice. Her research interests include early sound recordings and mechanical recording processes, performance practice 1780-1930, Frédéric Chopin’s reception, and topics associated with piano performance and repertoire.