Tomislav Fačini

Tomislav Fačini (Zagreb, 1975) graduated cum laude in conducting at the Academy of Music in Zagreb. In the same year he won second and special prize at the Antonio Pedrotti International Conducting Competition in Trento. After continuing his education in Milan at the Accademia Hans Swarowsky and the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, he was employed at the Academy of Music in Zagreb, where he currently teaches choral conducting.

Performing both concert and opera repertoire, Tomislav Fačini has conducted at practically all Croatian festivals and at many festivals and concert series in the neighboring countries. He released numerous CDs and made recordings for film and phono-archives.

From 1993 to 2008 he was the conductor of the Oratory Choir of the Church of St. Marko in Zagreb, and since 2004 he has been leading the vocal ensemble Antiphonus. From 2014 to 2017 he was the chief conductor of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra. In addition to conducting, he is engaged in arranging and composing. In 2017/2018 Fačini started as the chief conductor of the HRT Choir.