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Luisa Antoni

Artist

Born in Trieste, Luisa Antoni received her undergraduate conservatory degree in piano, while at the same time earning a Bachelor’s degree in the Philosophy of Music. Completing her PhD in 2006, her doctoral dissertation was subsequently released in Italian by the publishing house Trauben (Turin), and in Slovenian by Mladika (Trieste). The Italian edition enjoyed widespread distribution in libraries throughout Europe and the United States. She broadened her studies of piano and harpsichord with I. Gregoletto and E. Fadini, partecipating also in numerous masterclasses (C. Stembridge). She is active as musical journalist with RTV (Slovenia) and has studied composition with F. Nieder, M.Cardi, M. Bonifacio, A. Corghi, R. Vaglini e F. Fanticini.

Ajda Stina Turek

Artist

Ajda Stina Turek is a Slovenian singer known for her interpretations of jazz and blues and her vocal improvisation. In 2018, she released her first EP, Sonder, a set of original compositions featuring 30 musicians from all over the world, followed by a sold-out tour in Slovenia. In 2017 she was the only singer at Berklee College of Music, where she graduated in 2018, receiving the "Outstanding Jazz Vocalist Award." In September 2019 she was a winner of "The Most Promising Author and Performer" award at Popevka 2019, a renowned music festival with the longest tradition in Slovenia. In October she's representing representing Slovenia at Euroradio Jazz Orchestra, for a couple of concerts, performing music of Christoph Cech in Austria.

Žiga Murko

Artist

His curiosity and fascination with the unknown compelled him to experiment with a vast variety of art forms, ranging from jazz, electronic beats, improvisation and to soul music. He graduated on the Jazz Academy in Rotterdam as a trombonist, but is active as well as a producer, composer and singer. Today his discography counts more than 30 solo and collaboration projects for labels as Radio Juicy, Urban Waves and rx:tx, He's Dj show stands out because of his unique live trombone improvisation and his selection of soul, hip-hop, and funk music earned him a spot on festivals as Jazz Festival Ljubljana, Sonae Porto, 12 Point as a member of the collective Container Doxa, but also on contemporary electronic music platforms like Boiler Room. In 2018 he released his first two singles as a singer and songwriter - Shy Girl and Not Knowing you.

Luka Juhart

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Luka Juhart is an accordionist, composer and educator – a versatile musician refusing to narrow his focus to one field alone. As an accordionist, Juhart has gained international renown, particularly in German-speaking countries, as one of the most sought-after performers of contemporary music. Vehemently rejecting constrictions in his view on contemporary music, Juhart does not limit his work to the domain circumscribed by the institution of the Central European musical tradition – he likes to improvise and has been composing his own music since 2013.

Irena Grafenauer

Artist

Irena Grafenauer completed her studies in 1975 in Ljubljana, and further improved her skills with two solo flutists at the Berlin Philharmonic, Karlheinz Zöller in Hamburg and Aurèl Nicolet in Freiburg. As the first woman in history and also a foreigner, in 1977 she made her way to the soloist position of one of the best German and world orchestras, the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, which was then conducted by the renowned permanent conductors Rafael Kubelik and Sir Colin Davis. She continued her artistic career as a top soloist and a teacher, since 1987 she has been a full professor of flute at the Mozarteum College of Music in Salzburg. She is the only flutist in the world to record an exclusive series of ten records for the Dutch label Philips, and as one of the most respected interpreters of Mozart's music, she has participated at the world's largest music publishing project - the release of Mozart's collected works on 180 records.

Domžale Horn Ensemble

Artist

KD Domžalski rogisti was founded in 1991. They first performed with the B horns, and since 2006 with the Es horns, which enable them to perform more demanding compositions by both foreign and, more recently, domestic authors. They participate in various hunting cultural events and gatherings around the country, and also participate in the annual international competition of Hunting Buglers in Austria, from which they usually return with the "Golden Horn" as the highest recognition. As representatives of Slovenia, they also participated in the 2nd European Competition of Hunting Buglers in Levoča, Slovakia and returned with an encouraging fourth place in the face of fierce international competition. Domžalski rogisti give special emphasis to the provision of hunting music to the youngest in kindergartens, as well as to the elderly in nursing homes. The group is combined of up to eight active members, all of whom have brand new Es horns from 2019.