Natan Zlodre (1996) completed three grades of high school in “Pavao Markovac” music school in Zagreb, in prof. Xhevedet Sahatxhija’s class, and from 2014 continued his education with the renowned professor Goran Listeš at the music school “Pavao Markovac” in Zagreb, where he graduated with honors in 2015. He studied at the Art Academy in Split (Croatia), in prof. Goran Listeš’s class. He is currently studying at the Academia Muzyczna im.I.J.Paderewskiego w Poznaniu in the class of maestro Lukasz Kuropaczewski (Poland). Natan has won many international and national competition awards (15 first prizes and 8 special prizes).
He is also the winner of Central Croatian Cultural and Publishing Society award, concert as a part of “Young Musicians in Central Croatian Cultural and Publishing Society” (2011/2012), as well as three-time consecutive winner of The Town of Sinj Award (2009, 2010, 2011) ,award winner at XVII. LIONS GRAND PRIX. In 2014 he was awarded with an annual prize “Young Guitarist Price” by Lions Clubs International ,as well he is one of the prize-winners at the mo.Vinko Lesic concert cycle in sesson 2016/2017. Natan is Special Rector award recipient for the artistic achivments from the University of Split in academic year 2016/2017. He is a one time scholarships award winner of Marjan Club (2011) and Split-Dalmatia County (2013 and 2016). Professor Igor Zidić, the president of Central Croatian Cultural and Publishing Society awarded him with a letter of thanks for success and collaboration.
He performed at the events such as “GuitarVirtuosoWeek” in Supetar, Zagreb Guitar Days, Split Classical Guitar Days and at the happenings of Croatian Association of Fine Arts, Croatian Composers’ Society and Croatian Olympic Commete. Natan held noticeable recitals in Central Croatian Cultural and Publishing Society (2012), in Concert Hall Vatroslav Lisinski (2013). He performed at the prestigious festival of chamber music “Musica Maxima 6” held in Mimara Museum under the sponsorship of the president of The Republic of Croatia Dr. Ivo Josipović and the embassy and The Ministry of the Russian Federation (2014), and at the festival “Musica Maxima 7” held in Mimara Museum under the sponsorship of the president of The Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and the embassy and The Ministry of the Russian Federation (2015) known as “the youngest Croatian laureates”. He also performed at Science Festival in front of the president of The Republic of Croatia Dr. Ivo Josipović (2014) and in July of 2014 he opened the concert festival “GitarISTRA More i Gitara” in Vrsar with a recital which he was given as a laureate of the competition. As a guest he gave recitals on prestigious Akademi Gitary Festival in Jarocin (Poland,2016.) , and Ronda Guitar House in Malaga (Spain,2016.). In 2017. he played guitar recital in new-opened Bersa Brothers Concert hall in Zadar , and recital was broadcast on Croatian National Television (HRT). He also made a guest appearance on the CD of the esteemed Croatian guitarist Petar Čulić.
After premiere in Moscow, 2014, Natan was the second guitarist who was given the honor to perform unpublished “Paganini Concerto”, the concert for guitar and the orchestra of the composer Stephan Goss (London), modeled on Paganini’s Sonata (Zadar, 2015).He also played guitar solo part with CNT of Split orchestra in The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini on the 63. Split Summer Festival opnening live on the Croatian National Television (HRT).
– in 2016 he was given the chance to play for Maestro Manuel Barrueco in Alicante (Spain), one of the best classical guitarist of all times according to many.
As a pasive and an active participant he attended masterclasses of the world’s leading vodećih guitarists and teachers such as: Zoran Dukic, Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Aniello Desiderio, Pepe Romero, Goran Krivokapic, Costas Cotsiolis, Gabriel Bianco, Anton Baranov, Petrit Ceku…
You can listen to Natan at the following page: https://www.youtube.com/user/NatanZlodreGuitar