Zagreb Classic brings the program for 2024



Author: Matina Tenžera

Expect a total of nine concerts under the starry sky

Organized by the Zagreb Tourist Board (TZGZ), the City of Zagreb and partners, the Zagreb Classic 2024 will be held in Zagreb from June 22 to July 2 on King Tomislav Square. Thus, in the mentioned period, through a total of 9 free concerts, the audience will be able to enjoy top classical music in the open air. At the Zagreb Classic 2024, the GK Komedija Ensemble, the Ballet of the Croatian National Theater in Zagreb, the HRT Jazz Orchestra, the HRT Symphony Orchestra, Tango y cine, Urban&4, and the Zagreb Philharmonic will perform. The festival has been held since 2016, and it enjoys a cult status among artists and music lovers, which is confirmed by this year's edition.

Program 22.6. Film classics / 9 p.m

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HRT Symphony Orchestra; Valentin Egel, conductor; Martina Filjak, piano; Davor Nekjak, baritone; Josipa Bilić, soprano; Gabrijela Deglin, soprano Program

Richard Strauss: Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Introduction (2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968)

Johann Strauss Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube (Introduction, Waltz 1, Coda) (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo from the opera Cavalleria rusticana (Raging Bull, 1980)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Excerpt from the opera The Magic Flute (Premeditated Love Letters, 1985)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Duet of the Countess and Susanna Sull'aria… che soave zeffiretto from the opera The Feast of Figaro (Shawshank Redemption, 1994)

Ludwig van Beethoven: 2nd movement, Allegretto from the 7th Symphony (The King's Speech, 2010)

Richard Wagner: Trot of the Valkyries from the musical play Die Walküre (Apocalypse Today, 1979)

Gustav Mahler: 4th movement, Adagietto from 5th Symphony (Death in Venice, 1971)

Edvard Grieg: In the hall of the mountain king, from suite no. 1 Peer Gynt (M, 1931)

Samuel Barber: Adagio for strings (Vod smrti, 1986)

George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Manhattan, 1979/The Great Gatsby, 2013)

Gioachino Rossini: Overture from the opera Wilhelm Tell (The Lonely Avenger, 2013)

24.6. The Swinging Count / 8:30 p.m

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HRT Jazz Orchestra; Miron Hauser, conductor Program

Sammy Nestico: Basie – Straight Ahead

Buster & Bennie Moten / arr. Ernie Wilkins : Moten Swing

Sammy Nestico: Switch in Time

Sammy Nestico: Hay Burner

Sammy Nestico: The Heat's On

Sammy Nestico: The Queen Bee

Sammy Nestico: That Warm Feeling

Vernon Duke/EY Harburg/ transc. Jeff Hest : April In Paris

Frank Foster: Blues In Hoss' Flat

Freddie Green / Donald E. Wolf / arr. Ernie Wilkins: Corner Pocket

Neal Hefti: Cute

Neal Hefti: Flight of the Foo Birds

Neal Hefti: Kid From Red Bank

Neal Hefti: Li'l Darlin'

Jeff Hest: One O'Clock Jump

Frank Foster: Shiny Stockings

Neal Hefti: Splanky

25.6. HNK Ballet / 9 p.m