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Bad Lori

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Duet Bad Lori comes from a classical music milieux. The academically trained musicians and composers Alenja Pivko Kneževič and Simon Penšek create their own brand of art pop music.

Bad Notion

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Under the name Bad Notion hides a power trio from Ljubljana, which was formed in 2013. The band performs blues rock with a touch of funk.

Bakalina

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Taking its name from an old term for a clay vessel, the Bakalina Duo consists of singer Jani Kutin and accordionist Renata Lapanja. Both musicians originate from the hills surrounding the town of Tolmin and address their audiences in the local dialect. This native language not only permeates their music, but is also embedded in its innermost core. Standard words do not come close to capturing the essence of their sound.

Balans

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The perfectly chaotic focus of the Ljubljana-based art duo is sustained by Kristin Čona, Andrej Pervanje and their visual artist Alessandro di Giampietro. Their experimental audio-visual experience plays with the hypnotic guitar rhythms, a retro matrix and provocative singing about the banality of everyday life, often pierced by resounding cries and sharp whistling.

Balkan Boys

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The Balkan Boys blend the elements of Balkan music, ethno/folk music and mix them with the rhythms of ska and rhumba.

Balladero

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Balladero is an internationally active act led by accomplished Slovenian singer-songwriter Dominik Bagola. With two internationally produced albums, Balladero has been performing extensively in Slovenia and across Europe with numerous concerts and tours also in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the UK.

Banditi

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Banditi is a punk rock band from Idrija, which has been active since 2005.

Barbara Grahor Vovk

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Barbara Grahor Vovk is a Slovenian jazz and classical violist, composer, arranger, conductor, and pedagogue, In March of 2018, she received her master’s degree summa cum laude at the Ljubljana Academy of Music. Already during her studies, she audited classes in jazz harmony and jazz arrangement, which further strengthened her bond to jazz and improvisation. She is currently finishing her second master’s degree in jazz improvisation for strings with Prof. Gregor Hübner at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, where she also resides and creates. Both as violist and composer, she wants to transcend the boundaries between classical music and jazz and thereby bring fresh ideas to the stage and to her work with others. She creates both as a soloist and in assorted chamber ensembles – the Samo & Barbara duo, in a duo with pianist Shuteen Erdenebaatar, in the NOVA string quartet, and in various professional orchestras. She is currently one of the art directors of the NOVA chamber orchestra.

Barbara Jernejčič Fürst

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Mezzo-soprano Barbara Jernejčič is noted for being among a handful of vocalists whose main focus of interest is primarily music by contemporary Slovenian composers (having premiered over 50 new works). She has established herself as an operatic soloist and concert singer. Barbara Jernejčič also devotes her time to teaching.

Barbara Kozelj

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Slovenian mezzosoprano Barbara Kozelj debuted with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2013. After that her career has taken flight. A Carnegie Hall debut the year after in St. Matthew Passion with Iván Fischer received critical acclaim, describing her voice as “deep and dark” and “enchanting”.