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.
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