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Mario Copor

Mario Copor attended a piano in Zagreb at the elementary and secondary music school ''Elly Basic" in the class of the professor Ljubomir Minja Kolak and he graduated (1995) and MA (1998) at the Music Academy in Zagreb in the class of Stjepan Radic. He studied in Austria in the class of the prof. Ludowig Hoffman as a solo pianist and in the class of the prof. Conrad Richter as a pianist in the field of vocal music-opera direction "lied".

Ever since high school and during his studies he won prestigious awards at national competitions, performances at home and abroad from Japan over the whole of Europe to South Africa as a soloist with famous orchestras and ensembles, and within the chamber. For the performances in Japan, he won the Dean's Award. Specialy he worked with opera singers and worked as an accompanist and has performed with many famous names of opera singers singing but also in the field of musicals, operetta and pop and jazz music, with whom he recorded several albums (CD Lidija Horvat Dunjko for primary textbooks published by the''school''of the book, CD with Mira Vlahovic, 2 CDs with children and girls choir ''Mozartina''...) and also held numerous performances. As a soloist and accompanist to singers he has recorded many works for television and radio broadcasts.

In 2002 together with flutist Renata Penezic and oboist Branko Mihanović established trio, and performed the instrumental virtuosity of processing a variety of popular opera arias and early in 2009 the CD "Opera souvenirs" was released by Croatia records.

He is a member and co-founder of the ensemble for contemporary music,''Acoustic Project'' under the sponsorship of the Zagreb Philharmonic, and he is also the director of the Zagreb Opera Studio.

His work and achievements in the field of singing rehearsals and concert accompaniment features a special quality, which demonstrates a thorough knowledge of musical specificity and complexity of vocal expression in all areas. Since 1996. continuously works as artistic associate (accompanist) to the singing department of the Music Academy in Zagreb and in 2009. as a senior artistic associate.