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Pianist Katarina Krpan graduated from the Academy of Music in the class of prof. Vladimir Krpan, then attended and graduated from the Conservatoire de Musique (Lausanne) led by prof. Jean - François Antonioli. Over the years she is working and teaching in the piano department of the Music Academy in Zagreb, where in 2010 she bacame a professor.She organised a series of notable recitals, concerts with symphony and chamber orchestras and chamber music performances, and with that she is included among the leading Croatian concert artists early on. Over the years she has built an international reputation by performing in renowned festivals as well as numerous concerts held in major music centers of Europe , North and South America, Australia and Africa. She has performed with the Croatian orchestra and also with numerous international orchestras.
She has recorded quite a number od studio recordings made for the leading Croatian, Swiss and Italian broadcasting house, and several compact discs released by domestic and foreign record labels.
Katarina Krpan has paid great attention to the systematic promotion of new Croatian music, and she has recorded an impressive array of recent piano compositions as a solo artist and as well collaborating with distinguished Croatian authors (Milko Kelemen, B. Šipuš, Mladen Tarbuk...).
A distinct preference for poetic testimony artist often shows on the concert podium linking projects within the concert music and verse. Then she often collaborates with actor Rene Medvešek.
The belief in the necessity of promoting national musical creativity and transmitted to the students, led to her intention to establish HR project that brings together students of different departments with the aim of working on the music of Croatian authors and their performing in concerts across the country.
She has won several awards: Croatian Musical Youth Award (1992), Lisinski Croatian Composers' Society (2012), Milka Trnina Croatian Music Society (2012).