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Blues, Jazz & Classical Music in November

wed, October 27th, 2021

We announce a series of musical events in the next 30 days. Former students of the Blagoje Bersa Music School, nowadays students of music academies in Zagreb, Sarajevo, Osijek and Split - Lucija Paleka, Tea Anić, Ivana Anastasija Barjašić (violin); Karla Milićević (cello); Adrian Valčić, Natalija Bugarija (piano); Ana Dobrijević (flute); Marta Zrilić (clarinet); Nicole Buterin (soprano), will perform a concert on Saturday, October 30th. Free entrance.

 

Norman Beaker, a blues veteran whose reputation is best illustrated by the fact that in 2017 he became the eighth British musician included in the American "Blues Hall of Fame", which before him included Alexis Korner, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, John Mayall, Jeff Beck , Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Eric Clapton, have played with names such as Chuck Berry, Jack Bruce, Van Morrison, Peter Green, Buddy Guy, Ruby Turner and BB in his career. King. He will perform in Zadar with his trio on Sunday, November 14th. Tickets.

 

On the occasion of 70 years of life and 50 years of career of Ljubomir Gašparović, pianist, full professor at the Academy of Music in Zagreb, restorer and together with his son Danijel the owner of the most valuable and largest collection of historical pianos in this part of Europe, piano duo Gašparović on Friday, November 19th will present Franz Schubert's monumental Fantasy, arguably the most complex work for piano four hands, a selection of extremely popular Hungarian dances by Johannes Brahms, a fantastic suite Ma mère l'Oye (My Mother Goose) by Maurice Ravel - inspired by Sleeping Beauty and other characters from fairy tales - and the Dance Suite of Boris Papandopulo, an attractive four-part work in which Papandopulo evokes the traditional dances of his time. Tickets.

 

The Zadar Chamber Orchestra opens its cycle on Monday, November 22nd, with a concert of symphonies by Sorkočević and Haydn conducted by Veton Marevci. A brilliant pianist Lovre Marušić, who last summer performed at the opening of the Musical Evenings at St Donatus and won second prize and a silver medal at the prestigious Cleveland International Piano Competition will appear as a soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 9, KV 271, Jeunehomme. Tickets.

 

Elvis Stanić Group, a jazz fusion group that combines the Mediterranean melody of traditional Croatian music with the rhythms of Latin expression and contemporary tendencies in jazz is coming to town on Saturday, November 27th. Elvis Stanić is considered one of the best Croatian contemporary guitarists and accordionists and the most awarded jazz composer of the middle generation. Tickets.

 

Concerts by Norman Beaker and Elvis Stanić are held in cooperation with the Croatian National Theater in Zadar. The concert of Elvis Stanić is held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia.

 

COVID passport is not required to enter the concerts, but we invite visitors to be patient and behave responsibly when entering and staying in the concert venues, while respecting the current epidemiological measures: wearing masks, respecting the distance and collecting contact information.