This fantastic cello duo from Croatia, consisting of Luka Štulić and Stjepan Hauser, got to know the fame with their cover of “Smooth Criminal” which became hit on Youtube. You’re invited to attend 2Cellos in Arena Pula this year!
Both Štulić and Hauser are classically trained musicians who met at a master class in Croatia during their studying time. Little did they known that recording famous Jackson’s single would start an avalanche of public interest in their music interpretation. Since the song’s release in 2011, the official video now reaches over 23 million views!
2Cellos is currently signed to Sony Masterworks label. They released their first album “2Cellos” in July 2011 which included covers of songs “Use Somebody” by Kings of Leon, “Welcome to the jungle” by G’n’R, “Fragile” by Sting and other covers by U2, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Muse and Nirvana.
After the success of the first album release, Elton John asked the duo to perform with him on his 2011 thirty- city tour. In addition, the duo performed their “Smooth Criminal” arrangement in the third season of tv-series of Glee, on the Ellen Degeneres show and in front of the full Arena Pula in Croatia.
Their second album titled “In2ition” came out in 2012 in Japan and a year later in the rest of the world. This album featured singles “Highway to hell” by AC/DC, “Supermassive Black Hole” by Muse and “Il Libro Dell’Amore”. The album featured yet another great list of cello interpretation of rock and pop songs like “We Found Love”, “Every Breath You Take”, “Clocks” and “Voodoo People”. In2ition also included several surprise vocals and instrumental partners.
Third album, the “Celloverse” was released on January 2015. Just like previous album releases, Celloverse included a wide array of cover songs, mastered by the duo with their amazing cello talents. This album listed covers of AC/DC “Thunderstruck”, Aviicii “Wake Me Up”, “Street Spirit” by Radiohead and Michael Jackson’s “They Don’t Care About Us”. The album featured an original work of 2Cellos named after the album title.
In March 2017, 2Cellos will release their fourth album “Score”. The album was recorded together with London Symphony Orchestra and includes various films and television music. To mark the release, 2Cellos recorded and released official youtube video for Game Of Thrones Medley, a fantastic cover made by the duo! The album track list includes world known film music like Love theme from “The Godfather”, “Rain Man” theme, “Schindler’s List” main theme, “May It Be” and “My Heart Will Go On”.
THE SCORE WORLD TOUR
2Cellos return to Pula for the second time. Their first concert was held there in 2013 and was completely sold out. The Pula concert means a lot to Stjepan Hauser because Pula is his hometown. This event will be the only one performed in Croatia this year, so if you’re interested in attending, make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible!
2Cellos in Arena Pula concert will take place on 2.7.2017. The duo will perform together with symphony orchestra and we know the event will be spectacular!
Don’t miss out on fantastic opportunity to enjoy the music of 2Cellos this year in Pula Croatia! See you there!