Srećko Krile was born in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
He exerted the distinguished musical and singing talents very early. At the age of ten, he played a role in Honneger’s Oratorio Jeanne d’Arc at the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. His specifically colored tenor voice was very welcome in many choirs.
In the 1980’s he acted in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, equally taking part together with professional academic singers in “peasant and soldiers Choirs”. After that, in a period of seven years, he was singing Renaissance and Baroque repertoire.
Next six years he played Dalmatian traditional repertoire (klape), often taking solo-roles. Only in his mid-ages, he started educating his voice systematically, investigating old romanticists and Italian Opera. Accompanied by the piano, he plays in Croatia and abroad. His performance is well accepted at International Conference’s gala dinners, too. His repertoire is broad, includes old romanticists, lied, Neapolitan songs, Opera arias, and popular evergreen canzonets.
Also, he is a composer with own lyrics in the stile of folk and popular music. As an attractive singer, playing the guitar, we can see him on many cultural happenings. Some of his songs we can hear on radio programs, too.
The most popular songs are those that glorify the sea beauty: “Bistrina je gola”, “Kad bi mogli kao more” and “Lokrum” (famous island near Dubrovnik). His heritage is from Ston region so in the song “Hodiljska kanzona” he described the beauty of that region, well known by production of shells (oysters, mussels, etc.).
His future work is defined with different musical styles, always looking for a new challenge.
Srećko Krile’s music