MAG FESTIVAL 2019
SPLIT GUITAR QUARTET was founded in 2010. The Quartet is formed by prizewinning Croatian guitarists: Kajo Milišić, Josip Dragnić, Goran Cetinić Koća and
Martin Andrijašević. During their continuous presence on the Croatian musical scene, Quartet has held numerous concerts in Croatia and abroad.
During the years of their continuous activity, the Split Guitar Quartet has exceeded its initial role and has achieved a respectable international concert activity. The Quartet has held concerts in Germany at the International guitar
festival in Augsburg, three concerts in Luxembourg, among these the most important one, was held on January 2017 within the prestigious cycle of concerts of classical music „Les concerts du Foyer Europeen“. At the beginning of 2018 Split
Guitar Quartet held a European tour with concerts in Luxembourg, Spain (International festival of chamber music in Torreperogil –
Andalusia) and in Sofia Philharmonic Hall in Bulgaria at the
festival Europe Music 2018 organized in the occasion of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In July 2018 Quartet has played a concert within 30th Imago
Sloveniae Festival in Ljubljana that was recorded by Slovenian National Radio.
In April 2019 Quartet had first Italian
concert tour. The Quartet was awarded for the best classical music concert at Makarska summer festival
in 2015 and with a special prize for great contribution to the Split's
musical scene awarded by City of Split and Croatian Musicians Union in 2016. Quartet's music has been played in various radio shows at Croatian National Radio –
First Channel, Third Channel, Voice of Croatia, Radio Split and Slovenian
National Radio – Third Channel. Their repertoire consists of transcriptions, works originally written for guitar quartet as well as works composed by Croatian composers, which is in line with the tendency to support work of Croatian composers.More
info at www.splitguitar.com and facebook page www.facebook/splitguitar.
"Four young masters demonstrated the wide range of musical expression that one can get playing on a classical guitar..."Augsburger Allgemeine, April 2015."The Split Guitar Quartet concert asserted the strength of the Split Guitar School..."Slobodna Dalmacija, December 2014."An artistically complete dedication in the performance of the Split Guitar Quartet brought life into Sunko's scores which bare a very explicit title - Expectance and
arrival. The contrast between the two parts was clearly heard in all means of musical expressiveness."Cantus, October 2013.