As a soloist Martina Filjak performed with the Symphony Orchestra of Aachen, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, the Bremer Philharmonics, the Staatskapelle Weimar, the Staatskapelle Halle and the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock.
Other orchestra engagements brought her to the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogota, the The Florida Orchestra, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, the Orchestra La Verdi Milano, the San Diego Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Orquesta Filarmonica de Malaga, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires at the Teatro Colon, the Robert Schumann, Philharmonie Chemnitz, the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, the Japan Century Orchestra, the Israel Chamber Orchestra, as well as the Orchester Philharmonique de Strasbourg, the Torino Philharmonic Orchestra and the Zagreb Philharmonics.
Martina Filjak has worked with conductors such as Michael Schønwandt, Heinrich Schiff, Theodor Guschlbauer, JoAnn Falletta, Stanislav Kochanovsky, Alexander Shelley, Hans Graf, Markus Poschner, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Josep Caballé-Domenech, Carlos Miguel Preto Paul Goodwin and Stefan Sanderling.
Future projects include appearances at the Stift music festival in the Netherlands and concertos along the Bremen Philharmonic and Michael Schonwandt as well as the Kansas City Symphony and Michael Stern.
As a recepient of various awards in her native Croatia, Martina takes pride of being awarded the ‘Vladimir Nazor’ prize, the ‘Milka Trnina prize’ of the Croatian association of musical artists, ‘Orlando’ prize for her performance at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, the ‘Judita’ prize for her performance of Dora Pejacevic’s Piano concerto at the Split Festival. In 2009 she was honored by the President with the ‘Red hrvatskog pletera’ for the international achievements.
Her special passion for chamber music shows in the collaboration with top-class partners such as the Szymanowski Quartet, the Amaryllis Quartet, the Ensemble Berlin, as well as Dmitry Sinkovsky, Radovan Vlatkovic, Felix Klieser, Monika Leskovar and Tatjana Vassiljeva.
Martina Filjak’s large repertoire ranges from Bach to Berio and includes more than 30 piano concertos. In addition, she is committed to researching less well-known piano literature and various concert formats.
The artist lives in her adopted home of Berlin, loves to travel and speaks seven languages.