Karmina Šilec, conductor and director - author

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Karmina Šilec, conductor and director - author

Karmina Šilec is a conductor and director - author, artistic director of Carmina Slovenica and new music theatre Choregie

élégance à la française

élégance à la française élégance à la française <em>Photo: Slavko Rajh</em>

Photo: Slavko Rajh

élégance à la française <em>Photo: Slavko Rajh</em>

Photo: Slavko Rajh

élégance à la française

Minoriti church, Maribor, 29. 10. 2016 at 20.00

France is widely regarded as a cultural hotbed - from medieval troubadours, major centers for musical development in European Renaissance, followed by baroque François Couperin and Jean-Philippe Rameau or opera masters such as Jean-Baptiste Lully, Georges Bizet, Jules Massenet or Léo Delibes; and nothing reveals this more than names such as Hector Berlioz, Francis Poulenc, Maurice Ravel, Eric Satie, Camile Saint-Saëns, Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez or Edith Piaf.

élégance à la française is a collection of the masters of French vocal music, so we look at the best examples of the music for female choirs, providing a musical odyssey through the times. To already well-known names we added some less known to be discovered. The eclectic aspect of the program - a medley of music and stories is true discovery and rediscovery.

Music: Hector Berlioz, Francis Poulenc, Gabriel Fauré, Camille Saint-Saëns, Maurice Duruflé, Ernest Chausson, Jacques Ibert, Roger Calmel, from Roman de Fauvel

Concert choir Carmina slovenica
Organ and piano: Tatjana Dvoršak
Conductor: Karmina Šilec
Lector: Metka Damjan

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