February 28, 2012 @ 2:00pm
BC Creative Hub
837 Davie Street
Tickets: FREE! (RSVP’s required)
Open to the general public, music appreciators and musicians alike. Please note that NO music reading skills are necessary.
RSVP to CMC BC Region:
- eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- phone: (604) 734 ‐ 4622
A lovely afternoon is in store for the audiences interested to understand and hear what is new on the Croatian contemporary music scene. Listen to the lecture, listen to the music and join in the discussion. Renowned Croatian composer Sanja Drakulić will be in attendance, offering insights offer insights into her own music and as well as introduce the current Croatian music landscape.
This concert is presented by Vancouver ProMusica.
Sanja Drakulić, pianist and composer (Zagreb, 1963) graduated in piano (P.Gvozdić) from the Music Academy in Zagreb and specialized in piano in Nice, Weimar, Paris and Moscow (R.Kehrer).
She studied composition at the École Normale de Musique A.Cortot in Paris, the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna, the Academy of Music in Zagreb (S.Horvat) and from 1987 at the P.I.Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow (A.Pirumov, Y.Boutsko), winning the Master of Fine Arts (1992) and the Doctor of Musical Arts (1994) degrees and studying musicology (E.Gordina) and organ (O.Yanchenko). She was a teaching assistant in composition at the same conservatory for two years.
Her composition Five Intermezzos for piano solo was awarded the first prize at the All‐Russian Young Composers’ Competition in Moscow (1993). She was awarded Yeltsin’s Presidential Scholarship for composers and numerous prizes for compositions in Croatia.
She is a member of the Croatian Composers’ Society, the Russian Composers’ Association and the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters.
She works as a Full Professor at the Art Academy/Department of Music, J.J.Strossmayer University in Osijek, Croatia. She teaches composition and music theory at the international master classes and seminars. Drakulić served as the program director of the International Music Festival in Pula, Croatia.
Her works have been performed by internationally acclaimed soloists, ensembles and orchestras in Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, the Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA, etc. She also performs her own piano works.
Her opus includes music for solo instruments, concertos, chamber music, choral, orchestral, electro‐acoustic music, ballet and opera.
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