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Till end of year Petar will record 2 CDs - one as classical guitar recital and one with his own compositions. Recording will be held in Zagreb. Promotion of CDs will be in 2014.
Amazing concert in Norwich in St. Andrews hall as soilist with Mozart Orchestra - Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo on May 4.
Tirana Guitar Festival (Tirana, Albania) - - - 1. prize
Tremolo guitar fest (Skopje, Macedonia) - - - 1. prize
Omis Guitar Fest (Omis, Croatia) - - - 1. prize
World Guitar Competition (Novi Sad, Serbia) - - - 2. prize
Sarajevo Guitar Festival (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) - - - 2. prize
Guitar Art Festival (Belgrade, Serbia) - - - 2. prize
Jeunesses Musicales (Grožnjan, Croatia) - - - 2. prize
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- Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 08:45
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«...Petar Culic gave one of the main evening recitals, at a venue that backed onto the Cetina River which feeds into the Adriatic at the port of Omis. A unifying feature of the Croatian guitarists press quotes is a certain tendency towards comments on his stage demeanor. This might not appear to be worthy of note at first, after all its a critics prerogative to offer something in the way of a performers public persona, but those who have encountered Culic in person will have an idea of what this really means. The importance of such behaviour should not be underestimated since many fine players ignore this aspect of their performance to the detriment of their career. What perhaps assisted Culic on this occasion though was the home crowd who had come to hear him, evidence for which could be found in his seven encores. The Koblenz Guitar Academy graduate performed a programme of Sor, Ponce and Giuliani in addition to Henzes Drei tentos and Culics own work M: a title invented by the composer purely to create intrigue in the audience. The high viewing totals for M on You Tube suggest tha Culic was on to something with this idea...»
Guy Traviss, Classical Guitar Magazine, August 2011.
Biography (ENG) / Hrvatski životopis artist biography
Biography on English and Croatian language ...
Concierto de Aranjuez review:
«...Besides the skilled techique, the precise rhythm and the articulated expression exhibited in the first few beats of the first part, young guitarist also revealed a poetic note in his interpretation of Rodrigo's composition, which left an extremely strong impression on the listeners. In that sense, we should also point out his musical phrasing in the second part of the concert, Adagio. He approahed the interpretation of this work with knowledge and careful planning, along with the orchestra which was a reliable partner, as well as a great contributor to a more intimate expression...»