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Guitarist Mak Grgic to perform with Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra

By  May 23, 2018

Guitarist Mak Grgic and the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christoph Campestrini will perform on Friday, May 25th, at the Guitar concerto by Delo Jusic Concert. The event will take place at the terrace of MOMA Dubrovnik at 9 pm.

Mak Grgic was named "fanciful, gifted and expressive" guitarist by the New York Times as well as the "guitarist to pay attention to" by the Washington Post. This talented guitarist will perform on the concert, conducted by Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini, music director of the International Music Festival – Dubrovnik in late summer, who is having concerts all over the world and currently is on the function of the chief conductor of the Vienna Chamber Choir.

Mak Grgic was born in Ljubljana, studied guitar in Zagreb by Ante Cagalj at the Music School "Elly Basic" and graduated in Alvaro Pierri's class at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He recently completed his doctoral studies at the University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music as a student of William Kanengiser and Skott Tennant from the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. He’urrently working at the University, Mount St. Mary "in Los Angeles, and is also the artistic director of the interdisciplinary art festival - M.A.R.S. and the Zagreb Guitar Festival.

The Dubrovnik audience will have the opportunity to hear the guitarist at the Guitar and orchestra of Đeli Jusić concert, while in the second part of the concert the orchestra will perform Symphony no. 3 in D major "Poland" P.I. Tchaikovsky.

After Guitar Concerto by Delo Jusic, orchestra will perform Symphony no.3 in D major, op. 29 ‘’Polish’’ by P.I. Tchaikovsky.

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