Events

06.
June 2020.
Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Main hall

C. ORFF: CARMINA BURANA

Saturday U 19:30
Main hall
Organizer: Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall
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CARL ORFF: CARMINA BURANA 
IVANA LAZAR, soprano
LADISLAV VRGOČ, tenor
LJUBOMIR PUŠKARIĆ, baritone
ZAGREB PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
IVAN GORAN KOVAČIĆ ACADEMIC CHOIR 
VETON MAREVCI, conductor
 
Programme
 
FORTUNA IMPERATRIX MUNDI | FORTUNE, EMPRESS OF THE WORLD
O Fortuna | O Fortune
Fortune plango vulnera | I lament the wounds that Fortune deals
 
I. PRIMO VERE | IN SPRING
Veris leta facies | The joyous face of Spring
Omnia sol temperat | All things are tempered by the Sun
Ecce gratum | Behold the welcome
 
UF DEM ANGER | In the Meadow
Tanz | Dance
Floret silva nobilis | The forest flowers
Chramer, gip die Varwe mir | Monger, give me coloured paint
Reie | Round Dance Were diu Werlt alle min | If the whole world were but mine
 
II. IN TABERNA | In the Tavern Estuans interius | Seething inside
Olim lacus colueram | Once I swam in lakes
Ego sum abbas | I am the abbot of Cockaigne
In taberna quando sumus | When we are in the tavern
 
III. COUR D'AMOURES | COURT OF LOVE
Amor volat undique | Love flies everywhere Dies, nox et omnia | Day, night and everything
Stetit puella | There stood a girl Circa mea pectora | In my breast
Si puer cum puellula | If a boy with a girl
Veni, veni, venias | Come, come, pray come
In truitina | On the scales
Tempus est iocundum | Time to jest
Dulcissime | Sweetest boy
 
BLANZIFLOR ET HELENA | BLANCHEFLOUR AND HELEN Ave formosissima | Hail to the most lovely
 
FORTUNA IMPERATRIX MUNDI | FORTUNE, EMPRESS OF THE WORLD
O Fortuna | O Fortune
 
The Ivan Goran Kovačić Academic Choir is famous for its impressive performance of Carl Orff's masterly piece of work. The choir has appeared with it on all most important stages in Croatia and they have never left audiences indifferent. Its quality has been recognized by the world's most prominent musicians, who have gladly embraced the cooperation. Standing out on the long list of them are J. Carreras, A. Bocelli, I. Mula, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, V. Gergiev, the Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra, the  Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra and others.
 
The experience will be enhanced by Ivana Lazar, member of the Croatian National Theatre Opera in Zagreb, tenor Ladislav Vrgoč, principal singer with the Croatian National Theatre Opera in Osijek and baritone Ljubomir Puškarić, member of the Croatian National Theatre Opera in Zagreb.
 
This unique project will be conducted by young talented conductor Veton Marevci, who won Best Young Musician of the Year Award awarded by the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra in 2018. He graduated from the Zagreb Music Academy in the class of maestro Uros Lajovic. 
 
The Zagreb Philharmonic is an orchestra boasting a 149-year tradition of distinguished performing in Zagreb and Croatia. It has been a promoter of the art of music across Croatia as well as the country’s cultural ambassador in the world. As one of the trademarks of the city it operates in, the music institution that boasts a long and notable tradition embodies the image of Zagreb as a Central European urban center of music, art and culture.
The Orchestra started performing in the year 1871 and in 1920 it got its current name.  Ever since that time, it has continually brought the best classical music to Croatia’s capital. Its history has been shaped by first-class principal conductors such as Friedrich Zaun, Milan Horvat, Lovro von Matačić, Mladen Bašić, Pavle Dešpalj, Kazushi Òno, Pavel Kogan, Aleksander Rahbari and Vjekoslav Šutej.
Many distinguished conductors and composers including Leopold Stokowski, Paul Kletzki, Sir Malcom Sargent, Kurt Sanderling, Carlo Zecchi, Jean Martinon, Milan Sachs, Krešimir Baranović, Boris Papandopulo, Stjepan Šulek, Milko Kelemen, Igor Stravinski, Krzysztof Penderecki and others have performed with the Zagreb Philharmonic.
Among the Philharmonic’s more recent guest conductors are Dmitri Kitajenko, Lorin Maazel, Leopold Hager, Uroš Lajovic, Valery Gergiev, Marko Letonja, Sir Neville Marriner…
The Orchestra has had the honour of hosting famous soloists such as Yehudi Menuhin, Antonio Janigro, Mstislav Rostropovich, Leonid Kogan, Luciano Pavarotti, Ivo Pogorelić, Montserrat Caballe, Alexandar Rudin, David Garrett, Julian Rachlin, Shlomo Mintz… 
The 2019/2020 season also saw the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra nominated for the biggest musical award Grammy! In the summer of 2019 under direction of Tim Akins they recorded an album Something’s Happening! with Cece Winnans, bestselling gospel singer of all time.