The four pieces that Jan Tominić will perform in the semi-final of Eurovision Young Musicians 2018 have been revealed by HRT.
Croatia has become the first nation in this years edition of Eurovision Young Musicians to reveal the pieces that their artist will be performing at the semi-final of the competition. At the semi-final Jan will be performing;
- Fantasie sur un thème original – Jules Demerssemana
- Cinq danses exotiques – Jeana Francaix
- Aria – Eugène Bozza
- Scaramouche, 3rd century Brazil , Darius Milhaud
Saxophonist Jan Tominić will represent Croatia at this years edition of Eurovision Young Musicians which will be held in Edinburgh this August. Jan who was the youngest of the eight young musicians who took part in the Croatian national final, impressed the jury and will now carry Croatia’s hopes this summer.
Jan Tominić is a pupil of the first grade of high school in the Musical School Ferdo Livadić in Samobor, focusing on the saxophone and taught by professor Tomislava Žužka. Jan performed Pequeña Czarda , for alto saxophone and orchestra Pedro Itturaldea. Jana was viewed as the favourite to win by both of the expert commentators who guided viewers through the show earlier this week.
HRT has yet to reveal its broadcast plans for the competition.
Eurovision Young Musicians has been held bi-annually since 1982. The contest was based on the format of The BBC Young Musician of the Year in the United Kingdom. Performers in the contest must be aged under 18 years and are selected by their participating broadcaster. Each performer performs a piece of classical music of their choice accompanied by the local orchestra. The winner is decided by a jury made up of classical music experts and talents.