VLADIMIR AČIMOVIĆ, piano
EMILIJA MLADENOVIĆ, cello

3rd concert of the international music cycle Young Virtuosi

7. November 2019
19.30
Knight's Hall, Križanke
Free entrance

Important information

FESTIVAL LJUBLJANA GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. SERVICE PROVIDER
1.1. FESTIVAL LJUBLJANA
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1000 Ljubljana

2. GENERAL
2.1. Upon arrival at a venue, audience members or purchasers of Festival Ljubljana events are required to switch off any mobile phones, watches or other devices that make noise and could disturb the performance.
2.2. Any audio and/or video recording or photography is strictly prohibited at all Festival Ljubljana events. Festival Ljubljana reserves the right to remove from a venue any audience member contravening this point. In this case, the audience member will not be entitled to any refunds or compensation for the ticket purchased, and will be liable to Festival Ljubljana for any damages it incurs as a result of the audience member contravening this point.
2.3. Festival Ljubljana reserves the right to change the programme, performers, venues and scheduled start times in cases including, but not limited to, performers’ illness, weather conditions preventing an event from taking place, other force majeure events and actions by audience members in contravention of these General Terms and Conditions.
2.4. Festival Ljubljana 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).

3. KRIŽANKE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
3.1. The part of the Križanke Open-Air Theatre intended for the audience is not covered with a roof, which means that in the event of bad weather (rain, wind, etc.) the audience may be exposed to the elements; in such cases, Festival Ljubljana is not obligated to change the programme, venues and/or scheduled start times.
3.2. 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. Audience members viewing a performance from the these seats will not be entitled to a purchase price reduction, to a refund of the purchase price or to any compensation for such tickets. By purchasing such tickets, audience members shall be deemed to accept the aforementioned properties of these seats.

4. EVENTS WITH A BACK-UP LOCATION AND/OR TIME
4.1. Some events are organised by Festival Ljubljana with a back-up location and/or time, which is stated at ljubljanafestival.si and on the ticket, on which the back-up location and/or time, as well as other important information are indicated.
4.2. If an event referred to in point 4.1 is held in a back-up location and/or at a back-up time, the selected location and/or time will be announced no later than on the day of the event at www.ljubljanafestival.
4.3. If an event is held in a back-up location and/or at a back-up time, audience members or purchasers will not be entitled to a purchase price reduction, a refund of the purchase price, any compensation or exchange of the ticket for a ticket to any other Festival Ljubljana event.

5. REFUND AND EXCHANGE OF TICKETS
5.1. If an event is interrupted or is not held due to a power cut, noise, adverse weather or any other external factor or force majeure (hereinafter: “reasons for interruption”), audience members or purchasers will not be entitled to a refund of the purchase price, exchange of the ticket or any compensation for a purchased ticket.
5.2. If an event is cancelled other than for reasons referred to in point 5.1, in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions, audience members or purchasers will be entitled to a refund of the purchase price for a purchased ticket, or to have their purchased ticket exchanged for a ticket to any other Festival Ljubljana event.
5.3. The exchange of a ticket pursuant to point 5.2 above shall only be possible in the case of purchased tickets, and provided that there are still tickets available for the chosen event and provided further that any difference in price between the original purchased ticket and the new ticket is paid by the audience member or purchaser.
5.4. Exchange of tickets shall not be possible for events organised as co-productions with other organisers.
5.5. Audience members or purchasers may claim a refund of the purchase price for a purchased ticket at the sales point where they purchased the ticket.
5.6. If a ticket was purchased online, audience members or purchasers shall exercise their right to ticket exchange or to a refund of the purchase price at the online sales point of the vendor Eventim SI d.o.o., Celovška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia. The vendor’s e-mail address: info@eventim.si.
5.7. Tickets can be exchanged or the purchase price refunded within 30 days of the cancelled event. Audience members or purchasers shall be refunded the amount that they actually paid to purchase the ticket. Where a ticket is exchanged for another ticket, the price actually paid for the ticket by the audience member or purchaser shall be taken as the basis for determining the exchange. In no case shall Festival Ljubljana refund audience members or purchasers who chose to exchange their tickets any difference in price between the original ticket purchased and the ticket to another event.
5.8. In cases referred to in point 2.3, audience members or purchasers will not be entitled to a ticket exchange or a refund of the purchase price.

6. MOBILITY IMPAIRED PERSONS
6.1. Festival Ljubljana allows mobility impaired persons in wheelchairs to attend events for free.
6.2. Mobility impaired persons who wish to attend a Festival Ljubljana event must announce this in advance by telephone at +386 1 241 6026 or +386 1 241 6028.
6.3. Free attendance of events shall be offered to persons referred to in the preceding point until all available places are taken, with available places being allocated to those persons on a “first come, first served” basis.
6.4. Persons accompanying mobility impaired persons must purchase tickets.

7. GIFT VOUCHERS
7.1. Holders of gift vouchers issued by Festival Ljubljana can exchange their gift vouchers for tickets to any Festival Ljubljana event.
7.2. Gift vouchers can be exchanged for tickets to any Festival Ljubljana event chosen, subject to availability of tickets for such an event.
7.3. The value of a gift voucher is indicated thereon. If the value of the ticket is more than the value of the gift voucher, the gift voucher holder must pay the difference. If the value of the ticket is less than the value of the gift voucher, Festival Ljubljana will not be obliged to pay the difference to the gift voucher holder.
7.4. A gift voucher is transferrable and may be transferred to a third party without restrictions; it must be redeemed within five months of the date of its issue.

8. PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION AND STATEMENT OF CONFIDENTIALITY
8.1. Festival Ljubljana shall act as a controller and processor of personal data in the following cases:
– a complaint under the complaints procedure (point 8.1 and subsequent): the purpose of the processing is to resolve a complaint arising from a contractual relationship, and to meet regulatory standards relating to the resolution of complaints under the Consumer Protection Act.
8.2. In the case referred to in the preceding point, Festival Ljubljana shall collect and process the following information: name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
8.3. Festival Ljubljana shall process collected personal data in accordance with applicable legislation on the protection of personal data.
8.4. Festival Ljubljana’s policy for managing and processing personal data is as follows:
– it never leases or sells data, and does not permit their processing by any third parties, except for contractual processors of personal data;
– it allows contractual processors to process personal data only provided that they ensure an adequate level of personal data protection as required by applicable legislation;
– it only retains personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which they were collected;
– it undertakes to permanently protect all personal data;
– personal data are only processed by persons authorised for that purpose by Festival Ljubljana, and by contractual processors’ authorised persons;
– it amends the rules on personal data protection in line with changes to legislation on the protection of personal data.
8.5. Festival Ljubljana shall collect and process personal data (the first indent of point 8.1) on the basis of:
– point (b) of Article 6(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: “GDPR”),
– point (c) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR,
– point (e) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR,
– point (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR.
8.6. For all information concerning personal data processing or the rights of data subjects (rights to withdraw consent, to access, to rectification, to erasure, to restriction of processing, to data portability and to object), you can contact Festival Ljubljana using the contact information provided in point 1.1 of these General Terms and Conditions.
8.7. If you believe that the processing of your personal data breaches applicable legislation on the protection of personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner at the following address: Informacijski pooblaščenec, Zaloška cesta 59, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, tel.: +386 1 230 9730, e-mail: gp.ip@ip-rs.si.

9. AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
9.1. In the event of changes to any regulations relating to the operation of Festival Ljubljana, including regulations on personal data protection, or any other regulations, and in the event of changes to its own business policy, Festival Ljubljana shall amend these General Terms and Conditions.
9.2. All amendments to these General Terms and Conditions shall enter into force and be applied eight days after the publication of the amendments. Should amendments to these General Terms and Conditions be required owing to harmonisation with regulations, those amendments may exceptionally enter into force and be applied within a shorter period of time.

10. COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
10.1. Audience members or purchasers shall submit a complaint regarding a Festival Ljubljana service in written form either via e-mail at maja.stojanov@ljubljanafestival.si or by registered mail at the following address:
Festival Ljubljana
Trg francoske revolucije 1
1000 Ljubljana – with the label: “FOR MARKETING”.
10.2. The complaint handling procedure shall be confidential.
10.3. In their complaint, audience members or purchasers must provide contact information (name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) and a detailed description of the incident and/or reasons for the complaint.
10.4. Festival Ljubljana will handle the complaint within eight days of receiving it in a written form. Within the same period, Festival Ljubljana will be obliged to send the audience member or purchaser a written reply to the complaint submitted.
10.5. Festival Ljubljana will endeavour to settle any dispute amicably.

These General Terms and Conditions shall enter into force on 25 July 2019.

VLADIMIR AČIMOVIĆ, piano

EMILIJA MLADENOVIĆcello 
NATALIJA MLADENOVIĆ, piano

Programme:

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Variations sérieuses in D minor, Op. 54
N. Metner: Sonata Reminiscenza from Forgotten Melodies I, Op. 38
F. Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
F. Liszt: Transcendental étude No 10. in F minor, S.139
F. Liszt: Transcendental étude No. 12 in B♭minor, S. 139

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J. Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
G. Cassadó: Suite for Cello Solo
S. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
D. Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68

Emilija Mladenović was born into a musical family in Samara (Russia) in 1999. She began having cello lessons with her father Milutin Mladenović at the age of five. She graduated from the Petar Konjović Music School in Belgrade in 2013 as the top student of her year and continued her education at the Vatroslav Lisinski Music School in Belgrade, where she was awarded a Vuk Karadžić Diploma in recognition of her outstanding achievements. She is currently a first-year undergraduate student at the University of Music in Detmold (Germany) in the class of Xenia Janković. She has won more than 40 prizes at competitions and festivals in Serbia and abroad. She has received commendations from the municipalities of Voždovac and Čukarica for her outstanding results (2011–2016) and is the winner of three Dositej Awards (2015, 2016, 2017). She is a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester –one of the most prestigious youth orchestras in the world – under conductors Herbert Blomstedt and Jonathan Nott. She has performed with numerous international orchestras, including: the German-Nordic Youth Philharmonic (in a concert in the grand hall of the Philharmonie in Berlin); Orquestra Vigo 430 (as principal cello in a performance of Tosca); the Orchesterakademie of the Tyrol Festival Erl (Austria); the orchestra of the Toppenkurset International Summer Academy & Festival of Music (Norway); and the Bolshoi Orchestra (Serbia), among others. She has also attended seminars with noted teachers and cellists.

Natalija Mladenović began piano lessons at the age of five in her native Samara (Russian Federation). At the age of 11 she enrolled at the Central Special Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where she studied with professors Vladimir Bunin and Anatoly Ryabov. She was admitted to the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow at 17 and studied in the classes of Larissa Dedova, Irina Osipova and Yevgeny Malinin. She continued her postgraduate studies at the same school, completing them with honours in 1996. She is a laureate of the Petar Konjović (Belgrade) and Nikolai Rubinstein (Paris) international piano competitions. She has performed all over the former Soviet Union, Germany, Switzerland, France, Bulgaria, Denmark, Montenegro and Croatia. She has performed as a soloist with the Samara Philharmonic Orchestra and the RTS Symphony Orchestra (Belgrade) under the batons of Angel Šurev and Bojan Suđić. She was the piano accompanist at a public class given by Mischa Maisky in Belgrade. She is employed as a collaborative pianist in the String Department of the Faculty of Music at the University of Arts in Belgrade. She also holds a teaching post at the Arlemm Summer School.

Vladimir Ačimović completed his initial musical education in Bulgaria with Milena Kurteva and then studied with Suzana Novaković at the Secondary School of Music in Niš. He is currently enrolled at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz in the class of Milana Chernyavska and at the Faculty of Music of the University of Arts in Belgrade in the class of Lidija Stanković. He has won first prizes at numerous national and international competitions. He has performed successfully in Serbia, Russia, the Czech Republic, Italy, Bulgaria, Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Romania, Spain, Germany and North Macedonia. As a representative of the Serbian Ministry of Culture, he performed as a soloist with the Presidential Orchestra of the Russian Federation under the baton of maestro Anton Orlov, honoured artist of the Russian Federation, in the prestigious St George Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, at the international children’s music festival Melodika Pokoleniy on 31 May 2015. He is the winner of the 2012 Constantinus Prize, awarded to the most promising musicians under 18, and holds a scholarship from the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Serbia. Other awards include a Dositej Award from the Ministry of Youth and an award from the Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences given to the most promising young talents in Serbia for achievements in the field of culture. He is the holder of a Go Styria! music scholarship for 2019.

Important information

FESTIVAL LJUBLJANA GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. SERVICE PROVIDER
1.1. FESTIVAL LJUBLJANA
Trg francoske revolucije 1
1000 Ljubljana

2. GENERAL
2.1. Upon arrival at a venue, audience members or purchasers of Festival Ljubljana events are required to switch off any mobile phones, watches or other devices that make noise and could disturb the performance.
2.2. Any audio and/or video recording or photography is strictly prohibited at all Festival Ljubljana events. Festival Ljubljana reserves the right to remove from a venue any audience member contravening this point. In this case, the audience member will not be entitled to any refunds or compensation for the ticket purchased, and will be liable to Festival Ljubljana for any damages it incurs as a result of the audience member contravening this point.
2.3. Festival Ljubljana reserves the right to change the programme, performers, venues and scheduled start times in cases including, but not limited to, performers’ illness, weather conditions preventing an event from taking place, other force majeure events and actions by audience members in contravention of these General Terms and Conditions.
2.4. Festival Ljubljana 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).

3. KRIŽANKE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
3.1. The part of the Križanke Open-Air Theatre intended for the audience is not covered with a roof, which means that in the event of bad weather (rain, wind, etc.) the audience may be exposed to the elements; in such cases, Festival Ljubljana is not obligated to change the programme, venues and/or scheduled start times.
3.2. 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. Audience members viewing a performance from the these seats will not be entitled to a purchase price reduction, to a refund of the purchase price or to any compensation for such tickets. By purchasing such tickets, audience members shall be deemed to accept the aforementioned properties of these seats.

4. EVENTS WITH A BACK-UP LOCATION AND/OR TIME
4.1. Some events are organised by Festival Ljubljana with a back-up location and/or time, which is stated at ljubljanafestival.si and on the ticket, on which the back-up location and/or time, as well as other important information are indicated.
4.2. If an event referred to in point 4.1 is held in a back-up location and/or at a back-up time, the selected location and/or time will be announced no later than on the day of the event at www.ljubljanafestival.
4.3. If an event is held in a back-up location and/or at a back-up time, audience members or purchasers will not be entitled to a purchase price reduction, a refund of the purchase price, any compensation or exchange of the ticket for a ticket to any other Festival Ljubljana event.

5. REFUND AND EXCHANGE OF TICKETS
5.1. If an event is interrupted or is not held due to a power cut, noise, adverse weather or any other external factor or force majeure (hereinafter: “reasons for interruption”), audience members or purchasers will not be entitled to a refund of the purchase price, exchange of the ticket or any compensation for a purchased ticket.
5.2. If an event is cancelled other than for reasons referred to in point 5.1, in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions, audience members or purchasers will be entitled to a refund of the purchase price for a purchased ticket, or to have their purchased ticket exchanged for a ticket to any other Festival Ljubljana event.
5.3. The exchange of a ticket pursuant to point 5.2 above shall only be possible in the case of purchased tickets, and provided that there are still tickets available for the chosen event and provided further that any difference in price between the original purchased ticket and the new ticket is paid by the audience member or purchaser.
5.4. Exchange of tickets shall not be possible for events organised as co-productions with other organisers.
5.5. Audience members or purchasers may claim a refund of the purchase price for a purchased ticket at the sales point where they purchased the ticket.
5.6. If a ticket was purchased online, audience members or purchasers shall exercise their right to ticket exchange or to a refund of the purchase price at the online sales point of the vendor Eventim SI d.o.o., Celovška cesta 25, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia. The vendor’s e-mail address: info@eventim.si.
5.7. Tickets can be exchanged or the purchase price refunded within 30 days of the cancelled event. Audience members or purchasers shall be refunded the amount that they actually paid to purchase the ticket. Where a ticket is exchanged for another ticket, the price actually paid for the ticket by the audience member or purchaser shall be taken as the basis for determining the exchange. In no case shall Festival Ljubljana refund audience members or purchasers who chose to exchange their tickets any difference in price between the original ticket purchased and the ticket to another event.
5.8. In cases referred to in point 2.3, audience members or purchasers will not be entitled to a ticket exchange or a refund of the purchase price.

6. MOBILITY IMPAIRED PERSONS
6.1. Festival Ljubljana allows mobility impaired persons in wheelchairs to attend events for free.
6.2. Mobility impaired persons who wish to attend a Festival Ljubljana event must announce this in advance by telephone at +386 1 241 6026 or +386 1 241 6028.
6.3. Free attendance of events shall be offered to persons referred to in the preceding point until all available places are taken, with available places being allocated to those persons on a “first come, first served” basis.
6.4. Persons accompanying mobility impaired persons must purchase tickets.

7. GIFT VOUCHERS
7.1. Holders of gift vouchers issued by Festival Ljubljana can exchange their gift vouchers for tickets to any Festival Ljubljana event.
7.2. Gift vouchers can be exchanged for tickets to any Festival Ljubljana event chosen, subject to availability of tickets for such an event.
7.3. The value of a gift voucher is indicated thereon. If the value of the ticket is more than the value of the gift voucher, the gift voucher holder must pay the difference. If the value of the ticket is less than the value of the gift voucher, Festival Ljubljana will not be obliged to pay the difference to the gift voucher holder.
7.4. A gift voucher is transferrable and may be transferred to a third party without restrictions; it must be redeemed within five months of the date of its issue.

8. PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION AND STATEMENT OF CONFIDENTIALITY
8.1. Festival Ljubljana shall act as a controller and processor of personal data in the following cases:
– a complaint under the complaints procedure (point 8.1 and subsequent): the purpose of the processing is to resolve a complaint arising from a contractual relationship, and to meet regulatory standards relating to the resolution of complaints under the Consumer Protection Act.
8.2. In the case referred to in the preceding point, Festival Ljubljana shall collect and process the following information: name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
8.3. Festival Ljubljana shall process collected personal data in accordance with applicable legislation on the protection of personal data.
8.4. Festival Ljubljana’s policy for managing and processing personal data is as follows:
– it never leases or sells data, and does not permit their processing by any third parties, except for contractual processors of personal data;
– it allows contractual processors to process personal data only provided that they ensure an adequate level of personal data protection as required by applicable legislation;
– it only retains personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which they were collected;
– it undertakes to permanently protect all personal data;
– personal data are only processed by persons authorised for that purpose by Festival Ljubljana, and by contractual processors’ authorised persons;
– it amends the rules on personal data protection in line with changes to legislation on the protection of personal data.
8.5. Festival Ljubljana shall collect and process personal data (the first indent of point 8.1) on the basis of:
– point (b) of Article 6(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter: “GDPR”),
– point (c) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR,
– point (e) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR,
– point (f) of Article 6(1) of the GDPR.
8.6. For all information concerning personal data processing or the rights of data subjects (rights to withdraw consent, to access, to rectification, to erasure, to restriction of processing, to data portability and to object), you can contact Festival Ljubljana using the contact information provided in point 1.1 of these General Terms and Conditions.
8.7. If you believe that the processing of your personal data breaches applicable legislation on the protection of personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner at the following address: Informacijski pooblaščenec, Zaloška cesta 59, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, tel.: +386 1 230 9730, e-mail: gp.ip@ip-rs.si.

9. AMENDMENTS TO THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
9.1. In the event of changes to any regulations relating to the operation of Festival Ljubljana, including regulations on personal data protection, or any other regulations, and in the event of changes to its own business policy, Festival Ljubljana shall amend these General Terms and Conditions.
9.2. All amendments to these General Terms and Conditions shall enter into force and be applied eight days after the publication of the amendments. Should amendments to these General Terms and Conditions be required owing to harmonisation with regulations, those amendments may exceptionally enter into force and be applied within a shorter period of time.

10. COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
10.1. Audience members or purchasers shall submit a complaint regarding a Festival Ljubljana service in written form either via e-mail at maja.stojanov@ljubljanafestival.si or by registered mail at the following address:
Festival Ljubljana
Trg francoske revolucije 1
1000 Ljubljana – with the label: “FOR MARKETING”.
10.2. The complaint handling procedure shall be confidential.
10.3. In their complaint, audience members or purchasers must provide contact information (name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) and a detailed description of the incident and/or reasons for the complaint.
10.4. Festival Ljubljana will handle the complaint within eight days of receiving it in a written form. Within the same period, Festival Ljubljana will be obliged to send the audience member or purchaser a written reply to the complaint submitted.
10.5. Festival Ljubljana will endeavour to settle any dispute amicably.

These General Terms and Conditions shall enter into force on 25 July 2019.