Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra

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Komorni godalni orkester Slovenske filharmonije

Glonarjeva ulica 4, SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone

386 (0) 1 426 1420

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386 (0) 1 426 1420

Steven Loy, President



Phone

386 (0) 4 086 5101




Matic Anžej, Legal Representative



Phone

386 (0) 4 166 6644


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The Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra consists of 14 musicians, all members of the Slovene Philharmonic Orchestra. Founded in 1993 under the initiative of Boris Šinigoj, it presents a wide range of classical music repertoire from the Baroque period to the 20th century. Special attention is also paid to compositions by Slovene composers. The Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra received the prestigious Prešeren Foundation Award in 1999, the Župančič Award of the City of Ljubljana in 2004 and the Bettet award in 2006.

Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra 2014 concert at Nova Gorica Arts Centre Photo Matej Vidmar.jpgA Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra concert, taking place at the Nova Gorica Arts Centre, 2014


Programme

Under the artistic leadership of conductor and composer Steven Loy, the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra plays mostly repertoire works of the baroque and classical periods as well as 19th- and 20th-century music, by composers such as J.S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart, P. I. Tchaikovsky, B. Bartók, and B. Britten. The orchestra also presents newer works of Slovene contemporary composers such as Nina Šenk, Lojze Lebič, and Ivo Petrić as well as covering much of the Slovene classical repertoire.

The orchestra, which plays without a conductor, has been recorded many times in live concerts and has released 10 CDs. One of the CDs is dedicated to Slovene Baroque music with compositions of Isaach Posch and Janez Krstnik Dolar. Other CDs include the works of A. Corelli, G. B. Pergolesi, D. Shostakovich, and E. Grieg, as well as 20th-century Slovene composers Uroš Krek and Primož Ramovš.

International cooperation and concerts

The ensemble has appeared throughout Croatia, Austria, Serbia and Italy at events such as the Ljubljana Festival, the Danubia Festival, Slovene Music Days, World Days of Music, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Zadar Festival, Zagreb Summer Festival, Novi Sad Music Festival, and Zagreb Baroque Festival. The orchestra's performances have been well received by audiences and music critics alike.

The ensemble has cooperated with several leading Slovene soloists including mezzo-soprano Marjana Lipovšek, pianist Dubravka Tomšič-Srebotnjak and flautist Irena Grafenauer, as well as many internationally renowned soloists including cellist Mischa Maisky, violinist Sarah Chang, pianist Polina Leschenko and horn player Stefan Dohr. In 2007 the ensemble participated with recognised accordion player Richard Galliano at the International Chamber Music Festival (Music September Festival) in Maribor.

In 2009 the ensemble played the role of residential orchestra and co-produced with the Maribor Festival. Under the artistic direction of violinist Richard Tognetti the orchestra performed 12 concerts at the festival and cooperated with renowned musicians including pianist Boris Berezovsky, horn player Marie Luise Neunecker, soprano Sabina Cvilak, and bassoonist Jane Gower.

The Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra works closely with the National Gallery of Slovenia, which hosts a cycle of concerts and lectures each year, entitled "Harmony of the Spheres". The events combine lectures on fine arts with concerts of chamber music.

Ljubljana Festival 2016 Natalie Clein Cello concert Divertimento Krizevniska Church 02.jpgLjubljana Festival, the famed cellist Natalie Clein performing together with Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra at Križevniška Church, 2016

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