Igor Horvat répétiteur
Pianist Igor Horvat hails from Croatia. He completed a BA and an MA in Piano Performance at the Zagreb Music University in 2014, and with an Erasmus scholarship was able to study Piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He is currently enrolled in the graduate program at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna, and is the only student to be admitted to both the Vocal Collaborative Piano and Voice divisions. His teachers include David Aronson, Noel Flores, Carolyn Hague and Birgid Steinberger. In the summer of 2016, he was invited to the CoOPERAtive Program in Princeton, NJ, as a pianist intern on a full scholarship. In Vienna, he has served as a rehearsal pianist and coach for numerous opera and operetta productions, most recently for Alma Deutscher’s Cinderella under the artistic patronage of Zubin Mehta. In March 2017, he was appointed music director for a production of Bellini’s Norma by an independent opera company in Vienna. This summer, he is joining the Aspen Music Festival and School as an Opera Coach Fellow, where he will work on productions of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges and the US premiere of Luke Bedford’s Seven Angels. He has accompanied Lieder and aria recitals in Austria, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, Switzerland and the USA. This summer, he will work with Malcolm Martineau and Angelika Kirchschlager as a 2017-18 Britten-Pears Young Artist.