As part of the Violins above Borders exhibition young violinists from Rijeka play Kresnik’s violins which are stored in the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka.
In conjunction with the Violin above Borders / Stradivari in Rijeka – Kresnik and Cremona exhibition, the public have a unique opportunity to hear the sounds of Kresnik’s violins which are held in the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka. Young Rijeka violinists, students of Zagreb’s Academy of Music, Matej Mijalić and Ivan Graziani, hold a concert at which we can hear the works of J. S. Bach, E. Chausson, H. W. Ernst and H. Wieniawski, along with piano accompaniment from Jelena Barbarić Mijalić (HR).
Matej Mijalić and Ivan Graziani are violin students in Prof L. Sorokow’s class at the Zagreb Music Academy.They have received numerous awards at state and international contests. Jelena Barbarić-Mijalić graduated with a master’s degree in piano in Zagreb and perfected it at the High School for Music and Applied Arts in Graz.