The famous Ennio Morricone at Arena Zagreb
an overview of his greatest works, the legendary film score composer
and conductor, Ennio Morricone, will put on a performance at Arena
Zagreb on April 11th. The great maestro is visiting Zagreb as part of
his tour “My Life in Music (50 Years of Music World Tour)”, in which he
will conduct more than two hundred musicians on stage.
Morricone is one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. He was
born in Rome in 1928, and during his prolific career he has composed
music for more than five hundred films and television series. He gained
global fame whilst working with Italian spaghetti western directors
Sergio Leone, Duccio Tessari and Sergio Corbucci. Some of the most
famous films of that genre, which he composed scores for, are “A Fistful
of Dollars”, “For a Few Dollars More”, and “The Good, The Bad and The
Ugly”. Apart from western movie scores, he has also composed music for
films of other genres, ranging from comedy, drama and thrillers, to
horror and romantic films. Therefore, he has worked with some of the
best renowned directors in the world, including Martin Scorsese, Quentin
Tarantino, Pedro Almodovar, Brian DePalma, Oliver Stone and many
Among many awards, he received a lifetime achievement Academy
Award in 2007, a Grammy, five BAFTA’s and three Golden Globes. A live
performance by such a legend, whose opus has made a significant mark on
the history of film music, is a real cultural treat for Zagreb.
Tickets for this concert are already available and can be purchased via Eventim.