Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
MIXED CHOIR LJUBLJANSKI MADRIGALISTI is a renowned and successful vocal ensemble that was founded in 1991. Until 2001 it was led by Matjaž Šček who established the choir and won its recognition in Slovenian music space. After that his work was continued by Walter Lo Nigro, Andreja Martinjak, Mateja Kališnik and Primož Malavašič. The choir's repertoire covers works from all music periods; including Slovene and foreign, renaissance and modern choral music. The choir participates in competitions where it has so far achieved numerous medals and awards. In 2018 the baton was handed to Klara Maljuga and under her leadership the choir received the Sozvočenje 2020 award for best programme and best novelty song.
KLARA MALJUGA graduated at Academy of Music and Ballet University in Ljubljana, where she finished her studies of choral conducting. She gained her first conductor’s experience as an accompanist of the Mixed Choir of Ljubljana Music and Ballet Conservatory, at the time conducted by Matjaž Šček, and later in the Tone Tomšič Academic Choir. She led many vocal groups; Klapa Planta from Vipava and Academic Choir Alojzij Mav from Ljubljana and collaborated with the Boys' Choir of Diocesan Classical Gymnasium among others. Her major breakthrough came in 2016 when she got into the semi-finals at the Matej Hubad Competition for Young Conductors. From 2016 to 2018 she attended Europa Cantat Festival as a member of the Youth committee of the European Choral Associations. She is currently the choirmaster of the Mixed Choir Ljubljanski Madrigalisti.In 2018, at the national competition of Slovenian youth choirs in Zagorje ob Savi, she received a special award for the best debut choir leader.Back to the list of ensembles