Share
Project Views
61
Appreciations
3
Followers
7
Following
0
Pianist and composer Matej Meštrović was born in Zagreb in 1969 into an artistic family.
From 1982 through 1990 he won first prizes at biennial competitions for schoolchildren and students in Croatia and the former Yugoslavia. At the Croatian Music Days in 1985, he was the youngest composer taking part.
compose… Read More
Pianist and composer Matej Meštrović was born in Zagreb in 1969 into an artistic family.
From 1982 through 1990 he won first prizes at biennial competitions for schoolchildren and students in Croatia and the former Yugoslavia. At the Croatian Music Days in 1985, he was the youngest composer taking part.
composed the music for numerous other theatre performances and for films, and musical material for TV and radio commercials and jingles. In April 1998 he composed the music for a 360-degree projection film directed by Vinko Brešan, One Day on the Croatian Coast, which was shown at the Lisbon Expo in 1998. There he also took part in the making of the exhibition and the furnishing of the Croatian pavilion, for which he won the City of Zagreb Prize.
In the same year he started working with the well-known Croatian director Stipe Božić, for whose documentary and travel films he created the musical settings (Depths, North Pole, Dhaulagiri, Holy Mountains of the World). The film Reticent Wall won the first prize at the Trento International Film Festival in 1999.
In June 2000 he wrote the music for a 360-degree projection film entitled Dreamscape directed by Tomislav Rukavina, which was shown at the Hannover Expo in 2000.
In 2004 he created the custom-designed record entitled Sounds of Velebit that, with the journal National Geographic, was distributed in a pressing of 45.000. In October 2006, the premiere of the ballet Sounds and Shadows of the Ballet ensemble of Šibenik Theatre was put on, choreographed to the sounds of this recording. As composer and director, he has produced a project promoting the Croatian monumental heritage for UNESCO.
In the years 2005, 2006 and 2007 he worked with composer Tonči Huljić on the production of the albums A New World, Electric and Pure by Maksim Mrvica. Read Less
Member Since: May 11, 2011