Tomislav Fačini

Tomislav Facini (1975, Zagreb)acting chief conductor since 2014, studied conducting at the Music Academy of Zagreb and was awarded the Rector's Prize upon graduation. He continued his studies at the Hans Swarowsky Academy in Milan and at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe and afterwards began lecturing at the Music Academy of Zagreb.  

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Pavle Dešpalj, honorary conductor

Pavle Despalj, conductor(1934), one of the most prestigious Croatian conductors, has received his first lessons in piano, violin, composition and conduction from his father, composer and conductor, Šime Dešpalj, in Zadar. He graduated in composition from the Zagreb Academy of Music under Stjepan Šulek.

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Christoph Campestrini

The Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini is defined by the rich musical tradition of his home country as well as the cosmopolitan education that he received during his formative years in New York. He studied conducting, composition, philosophy and languages at The Juilliard School and at Yale University.

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Noam Zur

Conductor and composer Noam Zur is in equally highly demand as a guest conductor for both the operatic and the symphonic repertoires. His repertoire includes over 30 operas and more than 250 symphonic works from all styles and periods. Since 2015, he is the Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra’s "Tino Pattiera“ International Opera Arias Festival and from 2017, he is Music director of the State Symphony Orchestra of Salta, Argentina.

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