Listen to Slovenia Concerts
“It’s now or never!” sang Elvis Presley, probably knowing at EC Ljubljana 2021 would welcome its visitors with an extraordinary opportunity to familiarise themselves with the rich choral tradition of a country that has a huge coeur or is it choir? The beat (we can’t stop ourselves) will be felt at a series of concerts where choirs, ensembles and bands will perform the creme de la créme of Slovene choral music. We are certain that our choir music will become your coeur music and perhaps even the new core music of your choral practice.
The Slovenian Philharmonic Choir
The only Slovenian professional a cappella choir, celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year and is a true promoter of Slovenian music of all time periods. The choir performs a selection of choral pieces from all over the world with the most famous European choral conductors.
The concert programme offers less known choral music by contemporary Swedish composers and music with Mediterranean and Latin-American temperament.
Pieces by Hansson, Sandström, Sköld, Hillborg, Matamoros, Vila i Casañas, Guastavino, Montsalvatge, conductors Gary Graden and Josep Vila i Casañas.
St. Stanislav Girls' Choir
This is one of the most internationally recognisable Slovenian choirs at the moment, their performances include interesting stage presentations of compositions.
They were chosen to perform at two of the most internationally recognizable events for choral experts - the IFCM World Choral Symposium 2017 and the ACDA 2018 National Convention (one of the five non-American invited choirs),
Programme titled SHARING MY TRUE SELF consists of diverse repertoire: two new compositions by Bec and Močnik, Gallus, Čopi, Jennefelt, Ešenvalds, Vovk, Patriquin, Hyokki …
Megaron Chamber Choir & Chamber Choir of Conservatory of Music and Ballet Ljubljana
Megaron Chamber Choir unites former students of the Diocesan Classical Gymnasium at St. Stanislav’s Institution in Ljubljana, who had before been active in various choral ensembles and received music education in one or more of the five choirs at the Diocesan Classical Gymnasium. The choir is distinguished by its recognizable rich sound and diverse repertoire and collaborates with many orchestras and guest conductors.
The KGBL Chamber Choir has become one of the most prominent Slovenian choirs and the most eager promoter of new compositions written by the young generation of Slovenian composers.
Programme performed together with Megaron Chamber choir: from the flourishing period of Slovene music in the 19th century to the poetics and timelessness of choral pieces by contemporary Slovene composers.
Pieces by: Mav, Klemenčič, Ipavec, Dev, Lebič, Vulc, Makor, Mlakar, Sojar Voglar…