A dedication to one of the most prominent composers of choral literature in Croatia, as well as beyond, brings together choirs and vocal groups from Rijeka and the environs.
This choral concert represents the greatest dedication to Ivan Matetić Ronjgov (HR) which the Rijeka theatre has so far presented to this excellent composer, melographer and music pedagogue, and upon the 140th anniversary of his birth and 60th anniversary of his death. Matetić’s work as a composer classifies him as one of the most prominent composers of choral literature in Croatia as well as beyond.
With this concert, the Rijeka theatre gathers together the best choirs and vocal ensembles from Rijeka and the surroundings and perform many of Matetić’s works which Rijeka’s audience have not had the opportunity to hear for more than 30 years.
Under the direction of managing maestro Tomislav Fačini (HR), participating in the concert are the choir of the Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc Rijeka, the Croatian Radiotelevision Choir, the Val chamber choir, the Kaplan youth choir, the mixed choir of the Ivan Matetić Ronjgov Music High School, the Kanat mixed vocal ensemble and others.