Concert in Linz: Hacko conducts Barber & Shostakovich
Works by Shotakovich, Tachaikovsky and Barber will be on the program of Österreichische Symphoniker November 17 concert. This is the first event in the series of Austrian/American Cultural Projects.
What is in the Season Ahead at the Symphoniker
Hačko discusses his vision and plans for Österreichische Symphoniker and gives an inside look at what ideas guided him in shaping the orchestra's season. One idea seems central: to offer a unique and diverse programming, including unusual repertoire choices and new works.
Österreichische Symphoniker at Kremsmünster
The Symphoniker opens its Summer Concerts Series with a concert at the famed monastic town. Artistic Director Zvonimir Hačko led the orchestra in a performance that was characteristically disciplined yet exciting. Prokofiev, Piazzolla and Mendelssohn engage the crowd.
Concert in Peuerbach: The Heat Was On
It was an unusually hot day in Peuerbach yesterday afternoon -- both literately and figuratively speaking -- when Österreichische Symphoniker delivered a strong performance of new and old music at the Melodium concert hall.
European Viola Association - A New Initiative
For some time now European violists have been dreaming of creating a professional association that would bind them together, open performing opportunities, and provide the much needed platform for collaboration among the artists of this sadly neglected instrument. Now, all of this is changing...
Hačko Named Artistic Director of Austrian Symphony Orchestra
Last spring, European/American maestro Zvonimir Hačko took the command of the Symphoniker at the time when a new vision and élan are welcome. Like very few, Hacko brings with him a special combination of talent, accomplishment, and breeding: a great artistic record coupled with thorough knowledge of the European classical tradition and the American perspective on market-driven cultural presence.
Spanische Musikwoche Wien 2013 at Konzerthaus
Following the long tradition of Spanish music festivals in Vienna, Spanische Musikwoche Wien 2013 features works of Manuel de Falla. Zvonimir Hačko, Artistic Director of the festival will conduct several concerts at Vienna's prestigious Konzerthaus. Spotlighted will be prominent Spanish and other European artists.
Camerata Philadelphia Ambassador Tour to China
Endorsed by US Senator Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania, Camerata Philadelphia took a three-week, nine-concert Ambassador Tour to China last January, Led by European conductor Zvonimir Hačko, Camerata performed to packed venues and enthusiastic audiences.
Walzer Philharmonie Tour to China
Viennese Walzer Philharmonie traverses China with New Year's gala repertoire, performing fourteen concerts in Chinese major cities. On the repertoire are the typical Viennese masters including Beethoven, Mozart, the Strauss family, Lehar, and other. Packed concert halls and wild applause greet the orchestra.
American Premiere of Igor Kuljeric's "Croatian Mass"
Croatian composer Igor Kuljeric completed his mass only a few weeks before its premiere and only a month before his own death. The work is a testament to his irrevocable place in the rich tradition of Croatian classical music. A year later, Hačko gives the American premiere of the work to critical acclaim.
Sharon Isbin concert with Croatian Chamber Orchestra
REVIEW, Zagreb, Croatia
American guitar diva Sharon Isbin collaborates with Hačko and Croatian Chamber Orchestra in performance of Rodrigo's famous Concierto de Aranjuez.
Jesus Final Hours Told With Gusto
Patricia Beach Smith of Sacramento Bee reviews Hačko's performance with Choir and Orchestra of St. Cecilia of Arvo Part's monumental work "Passio.".
Hacko leads Croatian Philharmonic, Cantori Sanci Marci
Croatia's premiere ensembles give an elucidating performance of 20th century works. The concert at Zagreb's old St. Mark's basilica included works by Shotakovich and Duruflé. The acoustics of the venue proved well suited for the repertoire drawing the expectant audience to participate in the emotionally charged revelry.
Conversations With Composer Igor Kuljeric
A few days before the world premiere of Kuljeric's Croatian Mass, Zvonimir Hačko had a conversation with the composer on live-radio program discussing the birth and completion of what was to be Kuljeric's final musical testament.