Voice masterclass – POSTPONED

Dear participants, we are very sorry to inform you that Claudia Visca’s voice masterclas in August was POSTPONED due to unforeseen circumstances. Instead of the planned date in August, the masterclass will be held in December as an independent program under the name Youngmasters Voice. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and thank you for…

Apply for the Festival Chamber Orchestra!

Dear string players, this year we are starting a new era of the Youngmasters String Orchestra. We are establishing the Festival Chamber Orchestra, which will be the main star of this year’s Gala Concert. The right to participate in the Festival Orchestra is acquired by all string players who send a short video of their…

Jelena Očić’s Cello Masterclass

The late Siegfried Palm, great interpreter of contemporary music, wrote of Jelena Očić, “she is one of the leading talents for contemporary music”. Bernard Greenhouse, founding cellist of the Beaux Arts Trio, said “I know no superior female cellist in her generation.” Jelena Očić was born in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Having completed her…

Aljoša Jurinić’s Masterclass

Hailed as “a startlingly subtle and visionary pianist” with “a rare blend of charm and mastery”, Aljoša Jurinić has established himself on the international stage at the world’s preeminent piano competitions. Best known for winning the 2012 International Robert Schumann Competition in the composer’s hometown of Zwickau, he was also a laureate at the 2016…

Watch 2021 Gala concert on Croatian radio television

You can spend your Saturday morning this weekend watching last year’s Gala concert, which was considered a special way of celebrating the 10th anniversary of the International Summer School of Young Musicians in Samobor, on the Croatian radio television. This was a concert that featured excellent musicians, distinguished lecturers and guests who presented the works…

Diverse program and different musicians made Youngmasters Gala concert special

Traditionally, the most formal concert at the Youngmasters Festival, the Gala Concert, was held on August 27th, 2021 at 8:30 pm in the St. Anastasia Church in Samobor. Participants of the Youngmasters summer school, as well as world-renowned musicians and interesting guests made festival’s tenth jubilee special. Besides musical performances and concerts, the audience had…