Srba Dinic was born in Nis (Serbia). He attended the Belgrade Music Academy, where he studied piano, chamber music and conducting. In 2001, he was engaged as a Principal Conductor at the Opera House in Bern by Maestro Miguel Gomez-Martinez. In 2004, he became Chief Conductor and since 2007 he has also been the musical Director of the Opera House in Bern.
He has conducted a great variety of operas including: Manon, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Idomeneo, I Puritani, Andrea Chenier, Carmen, La Wally, Cavalleria Rusticana, Mazeppa, Madama Butterfly, La Forza del Destino, La Traviata, Macbeth, Nabucco, Falstaff, Rigoletto, Il Barbiere dI Siviglia, Medea, Un Ballo in maschera, Les Contes d’hoffmann, Die Fledermaus, Der Rosenkavalier.
In 2006, 2007 and 2008, he was invited to conduct Tosca, Madama Butterfly and Norma at the Staatstheater Stuttgart (Germany). He made his debut at the Festival of Avenches (Switzerland) with Il Trovatore. He returned to Nis, Serbia to conduct Verdi’s Requiem. He then conducted a series of gala concerts with Agnes Baltsa in Switzerland and Italy, with Würtemberg Philharmonic Orchestra and Münchener Symphoniker and a series of gala concerts (Asia Tour), with Salvatore Licitra.
In 2009 he conducted Bellini’s I Puritani at Savonlinna Festival (Finland) with “Teatro Massimo” from Palermo and a series of gala concerts with Ramon Vargas in Switzerland and in Germany with Würtemberg Philharmonic Orchestra.
Srba Dinic has collaborated with many orchestras:in Switzerland; The Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Germany; Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Würtemberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Münchener Symphoniker, Spain; Orquestra di Valencia, Italy; Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Serbia; Belgrade Symphony Orchestra, Korea and Taiwan; Taipei Symphony Orchestra and China; Shanghai Symphony Orchestra.
As a concert pianist, he has performed in Serbia with The Belgrade Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra Nis. He has also performed as a guest in Italy, Norway, Sweden, Croatia and many other countries. He has been the leader of many choirs and groups of chamber music and has worked as an Assistant for Chamber Music at the Music Academy in Belgrade.
As an accompanist, he has worked with many artists for example, Grace Bumbry, Noemi Nadelman, Claes H. Anhsjö.
During the season of 2009/2010, he conducted La Bohème, Eugene Onegin and Dialoges des Carmelites at the Bern Opera and Aida in Palermo with Teatro Massimo, at Teatro di Verdura (Open Air), Carmina Burana again at Massimo di Palermo, in Savonlinna (Finland) for the Finale of Savonlinna Opera Festival’s International Opera Singing Competition, then a series of concerts with the Nürnberg Symphony Orchestra and the Final Concert with Ramon Vargas, in the Ramon Vargas Festival in Bratislava.
During the season of 2011, he has conducted a new production of Tosca and Die tote Stadt by Korngold in Bern and was highly acclaimed in La Gioconda at Teatro Massimo di Palermo. He currently is conducting a new production of Der Fliegende Holländer in Bern.
Some future engagements: The Rake’s Progress in Bern and two symphonic concerts (music by Petrassi, Schönberg and Mozart) at the Filarmonico di Verona.