The best participants of the soloists’ master classes at the Branimir Slokar Academy
Artistic direction: François Benda, clarinet
François Benda regularly appears as a guest artist at music festivals, in chamber concerts and as soloist. His broad repertoire has been enriched in collaboration with contemporary composers Krzysztof Penderecki, Heinz Holliger, Elliott Carter, Luciano Berio, Georg Friedrich Haas, Wolfgang von Schweinitz and Bernhard Lang.
In addition to his solo career, François Benda is one of the most highly sought after Professors of Clarinet. He teaches at the University of Arts in Berlin and the Hochschule für Musik der Stadt Basel, Switzerland.