Sebastian Quartet

Over the years, the group grew into one of the most significant chamber music ensembles in Croatia. Sebastian Quartet gave many concerts in Croatia, Slovenia, France, North Korea, Italy, Austria and Hungary. It has been running a concert seasons at Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb.

Sebastian Quartet gathers four among finest musicians of Croatian musical life: Anđelko Krpan and Teodora Sucai Matei – Violins, Nebojša Floreani – Viola, Zlatko Rucner – Cello.

Sebastian String Quartet was founded in 1982 by its current members while they were still students. They were known as Zagreb Musical Youth String Quartet. The quartet was attending master courses for chamber music led by renowned musicians in Grožnjan (Croatia), Rogaška Slatina (Slovenia), Pecs (Hungary) and Saumure (France). In 1988, the quartet was invited to become a member of The International Foundation Yehudi Menuhin in Paris.

Over the years, the group grew into one of the most significant chamber music ensembles in Croatia. In 1990, the members changed its name into Sebastian String Quartet. Sebastian quartet gave many concerts around Croatia, Slovenia, France, North Korea, Italy, Austria and Hungary. It has been running its own concert seasons at Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb for many years.

Quartet’s wide and rich repertoire includes works from standard repertoire to contemporary works, emphasising on music by Croatian composers. Sebastian Quartet made significant recordings of works by Croatian composers from 18 Century to later periods and performs new contemporary works regularly, many of which were dedicated to the ensemble.