NIGHT OF SLOVENE COMPOSERS

34th Slovenian Music Days

7. April 2019
19.00
Knight's Hall, Križanke
FREE TICKETS

Important information

General

Audience members are politely reminded that mobile phones, watches and other technical devices emitting acoustic signals must be switched off during performances.

Audio and video recording and photography are prohibited at all Ljubljana Festival events.

Once purchased, tickets will not be refunded.

Tickets will not be refunded if an event is interrupted by a power failure or (in the case of outdoor events) adverse weather, or disrupted by noise or any other external factor.

If an event is cancelled you may exchange your tickets for tickets to any other Ljubljana Festival event or request a refund, which must be collected within one month.

The Ljubljana Festival reserves the right to change the programme, performers, venues and scheduled start times.

Ljubljana Festival tickets are exempt from VAT (Point 13 of Article 42 of the Value Added Tax Act in conjunction with Article 69 of the Rules on implementation of the Value Added Tax Act).

Križanke Summer Theatre

The roof of the Križanke Summer Theatre was damaged by late snowfall in 2016. As a result, seating in the venue is currently exposed to the elements. Seats in rows 9A, 14 and 15, seats in the balconies and seats located by statues and towers have a restricted view of the stage.

Free tickets for the concert are available at the Križanke Box Office and online at www.ljubljanafestival.si

Lara Šalamon, flute
Jože Kotar, clarinet
Oskar Laznik, saxophone
Milan Nikolić, bassoon
Robert Petrič, horn
Jure Gradišnik, trumpet
Tina Žerdin, harp
Izidor Erazem Grafenauer, guitar
Programme:

B. Arnič Lemež: Pastoral Sketches (for harp)*
D. Beovič: Five Dances (for clarinet)*
P. Dolenc: Birth – Death – Eternity? (za rog)*
T. Habe: Needles and Leaves (for clarinet)*
M. Korošec: Machine (for trumpet)*
N. Kuhar: Two Etudes (for clarinet)*
I. Lunder
: Telegram (for saxophone)*
M. Matić: Gravity (for guitar)*
E. Spruk: Cycle of 13 traditions – Relevation (for flute)*
A. Strajnar: Two selfies (for guitar)*
M. Strmčnik: Dialogues (for bassoon)*
B. Zupančič: Illusion (Indian Summer) (for harp)*
* premiere performance

The Society of Slovene Composers is a professional association dedicated to the systematic promotion of Slovene composers. Since its foundation on 22 December 1945, it has enabled the regular performance of new works by Slovene composers and, since 1954, the publication of musical works via its publishing arm Edicije DSS. Concerts have also been a constant part of its activities. The Night of Slovene Composers cycle, which always includes premiere performances of new Slovene compositions, has been under the artistic direction of the noted Slovene composer and teacher Črt Sojar Voglar since the 2018/19 season. This year’s programme includes new creations from twelve composers that enrich the solo repertoire for eight different instruments. Emil Spruk (b. 1960), mainly known as a trombonist, arranger and conductor with the RTV Slovenia Big Band, has written a piece for the flute. Three composers have written new works for the clarinet: the established composer and teacher Tomaž Habe (b. 1947), David Beovič (b. 1977), who also writes music for the theatre, cinema, events, etc., and Nejc Kuhar (b. 1987), who is active as a composer, guitarist and teacher, primarily outside Slovenia. Igor Lunder (b. 1969), who is also a jazz guitarist, big band conductor and teacher, has written a new work for the saxophone. Maksimiljan Strmčnik (b. 1948), a composer and renowned concert organist and harpsichordist, has chosen the bassoon. The new piece from composer, solo singer and music teacher Pavel Dolenc (1968) is for the horn. Marijan Korošec (b. 1939) has directed his creative impulses towards the trumpet, an instrument he knows intimately well, as the former first trumpet of the principal orchestras in Slovenia and professor of trumpet at the Academy of Music. The evening’s two female composers, Blaženka Arnič Lemež (b. 1947) and Brina Zupančič (b. 1953), both of them also pianists and teachers, have opted to compose solo pieces for the harp, which serve to bookend the concert programme. The composer and guitarist Aleš Strajnar (b. 1947) has written a new piece for the guitar. The interpretations of the new works are entrusted to outstanding Slovene musicians of the middle and younger generations, all of whom trained at the Conservatory or Academy of Music in Ljubljana and who are, in some cases, active today at these institutions as mentors to new generations of musicians.

Important information

General

Audience members are politely reminded that mobile phones, watches and other technical devices emitting acoustic signals must be switched off during performances.

Audio and video recording and photography are prohibited at all Ljubljana Festival events.

Once purchased, tickets will not be refunded.

Tickets will not be refunded if an event is interrupted by a power failure or (in the case of outdoor events) adverse weather, or disrupted by noise or any other external factor.

If an event is cancelled you may exchange your tickets for tickets to any other Ljubljana Festival event or request a refund, which must be collected within one month.

The Ljubljana Festival reserves the right to change the programme, performers, venues and scheduled start times.

Ljubljana Festival tickets are exempt from VAT (Point 13 of Article 42 of the Value Added Tax Act in conjunction with Article 69 of the Rules on implementation of the Value Added Tax Act).

Križanke Summer Theatre

The roof of the Križanke Summer Theatre was damaged by late snowfall in 2016. As a result, seating in the venue is currently exposed to the elements. Seats in rows 9A, 14 and 15, seats in the balconies and seats located by statues and towers have a restricted view of the stage.