Bratislava Music Agency
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The Lek Male Chamber Choir was founded 41 years ago and it replaced the Lek Octet vocal group. The choir gave concert during the visit of the Holy Father John Paul II in Slovenia, May 1996. The choir went to Canada and USA 21 years ago. In 2004 the choir had a concert with the Slovene Army Orchestra in Slovene Philharmonic Society of Ljubljana. In 2007, the choir won a gold award at the Praha Cantat festival. In 2009, the choir competed at Nice festival, France. At the Tonen 2000 choir festival in Westland, Netherlands, it won two silver awards and gold award at the Festa Choralis Bratislava in 2013. Milivoj Šurbek has been its conductor for 27 years. As a highly educated and versatile musician, he started to select compositions by modern composers.
Milivoj Štefan Šurbek Conductor and pianist professor at Ljubljana Academy of Music 1966 graduates Ljubljana Academy of Music as pianist and conductor. 1968-1970 continues his studies in London at The Guildhall School of Music& Drama where he finishes both subjects piano and conducting masterclasses. 1970 - 1985during the whole period he conducts at Ljubljana Opera house. 1982/1983 on the concert tour with Ljubljana Operahouse conducts Bellini's opera I PURITANI at Narodni Divadlo in Bratislava. 1985 – 1991 teaches at Osaka Kyoiku Daigaku and conducts operas and concerts at Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo, Nishinomiya. 1991 – 2000 becomes leading conductor at Slovenian Police Symhonic Band and simultaneously conducting in Ljubljana Opera house and teaching at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. 2010 - 2012 is appointed to the post of Music director of Ljubljana Opera house. Mr. Šurbek works as chorus master and he coaches singers helping them with their careers. He is the esteemed member of the jury at the state and inernational competitions. He is also the winner of Julius Betetto prize and many others.Back to the list of ensembles