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Kresimir Pusticki

Kresimir Pusticki was born iz Zagreb in 1975. As an exceptionally talented child, from early on he discovered he had a perfect pitch. During his schooling he won the highest prizes at musical competitions (first prize in Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo and Belgrade, as well as the Darko Lukić competition). He studied with prof. Ante Živković and as a 20-year-old graduated from the Academy of Music in Zagreb. In 2009 he obtained his Master of Arts degree.

As a successful chamber musician he often plays with his siblings in a string trio PST. From 1998 till 2008 he was a member and a principal viola player in renowned Croatian chamber orchestra, the Zagreb Soloists, where critics often singled him out. His great talent and versatility in music shows in the Brass Symphony Orchestra Of Croatian Army, where he was hired for a year as a pianist in the Big Band lead by Miljenko Prohaska. In 2011 he started playing as a part-time principal violist in Croatian Radiotelevision Symphony Orchestra.

Krešimir Petar Pustički works as an associate professor on the Academy of Music in Zagreb. He is distinguished soloist which Croatian critics find as one of the best Croatian string players. Pustički also proved himself to be a very successful recording producer, when he won Porin in 2007, Croatian music award, for the best classical album. Since then he became one of the most sought recording producers for classical music in Croatia.

„Krešimir Petar Pustički is not only one of our best violists, but string players in general. His sound is beautiful and powerful, his technical skills are astonishing, as well as his musicality and thoughtfullness of music...“ V. Požgaj

„The artist achieved the unity of reproductive expression in thoughtfull and actual harmony with the score, which pointed out the quality of the young violist.“ D. Komanov

„His performance of Suite Hebraique by E. Bloch was technically absolutely perfect, up to the smallest details in numerous virtuoso passages, but he managed to stay completely relaxed which allowed him to freely enjoy in oriental flavours and ceremonial rhythms.“ B. Pofuk