Native Croatian / Austrian Antonija Pacek is a neoclassical (cinematic music) composer and pianist. Antonija’s 4th album Forever was published in 2020 by Parma Recordings, and Take Effects Reviews wrote: “Forever often carries a captivating romantic spirit and an exceptional performance that will have you hanging on every note.” To promote her second album Life Stories and her third album Il Mare, Antonija toured Italy in 2018-2019 and played in five cities, including the Auditorium Parco della musica in Rome and Teatro dal Verme in Milan.
Her critically acclaimed, debut album, Soul Colours, was published in 2014 by Autentico Music in Germany and was signed by Warner Chappell. German and Italian critics referred to Antonija’s compositions as follows: “a female response to Ludovico Einaudi”, “resembling Erik Satie’s as well as Keith Jarrett’s The Cologne Concert”, “a concert that goes directly to the soul”, “(it) creates an evocative poetic love”, “Symphony of Emotions”, “(music that is) close to meditation of angels”, “Pacek, Revival of the Great Classics”, and “music as beautiful as a radiant jewel”. Antonija’s music is being played at a number of radio stations around the world, including Classic FM radio in London, FM Classic in New York, Klassik Radio in Vienna. She studied psychology in Vienna and at the University of Cambridge, UK, and lives with her husband and three daughters near Vienna. She is a professor of psychology at several universities in Vienna.