Festival Bled – SLOJazz

Read more at www.lakeblednews.com Who was the kid on vibes? During Festival Bled,  I have listened to and enjoyed more chamber music than I guess I have ever heard performed in concert before. It has been a really memorable experience, filled with learning and surprise and challenge and joy. I mentioned this in passing to Read more about Festival Bled – SLOJazz[…]

Cello Attacca – Closing concert for Festival Bled 2015

Read more at www.lakeblednews.com A severe case of cello twirling broke out last night in Bled Castle during the final concert of Festival Bled. The outbreak began towards the end of the concert when cellist (well, they were all cellists, weren’t they?) Vita  Peterlin gave her instrument a quick twirl. Other members of Cello Attacca were seen – during one of Read more about Cello Attacca – Closing concert for Festival Bled 2015[…]

The Past – The Present – The Future; Violinists under Profs. Robert Szreder and Piotr Jasiurkovski

Read more at LakeBledNews.com The two great producers of dance music Nile Rogers and Bernard Edwards penned and produced the classic Sister Sledge song Lost In Music. (That will give you a hint as to where my music comfort zone resides.) “Classical” music, as we generically refer to what is a much wider range of Read more about The Past – The Present – The Future; Violinists under Profs. Robert Szreder and Piotr Jasiurkovski[…]

DO-RE-ME At Bled Castle – Festival Bled

There is a different excitement in the air when young people are the performers and when children make up a significant portion of the audience. And it is real excitement – anticipation of the expected and unexpected, as they gossip and switch seats and move the chairs on the ground to make a loud reverberating Read more about DO-RE-ME At Bled Castle – Festival Bled[…]

East Meets West – Young Korean Violinists ed by Prof. Saewon Suh Festival Bled

It is the jaw dropping brilliance of these young musicians that makes nights like last night so memorable.  Festival Bled continued Wednesday night as a lightning storm raged over Lake Bled. The Grand Hotel Toplice was once again the venue for performances by young musicians attending masterclasses at the Festival. This time it was the Read more about East Meets West – Young Korean Violinists ed by Prof. Saewon Suh Festival Bled[…]

The Best of Fritz Kreisler – looking to the past and the future at Festival Bled

Originally in Festival Bled Diary Read more at www.LakeBledNews.com Read more at LakeBledNews.com It was pretty close to standing room only in the Grand Hotel Toplice, Bled last night, as the room filled with people waiting in anticipation for what was going to be an extraordinary concert. Prof. Michael Frischenschlager introduces the concert Toplice is a big hotel. Read more about The Best of Fritz Kreisler – looking to the past and the future at Festival Bled[…]

Opening concert – Saksofonski Orkester SOS – Slovenian Saxophone Orchestra

Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS A saxophone makes most music better. But can you imagine what 14 saxophones can do? This was a stunning performance to open the 20th Festival Bled. Rather a traditional classical concert SOS played “Golden Classics” in St Martin’s church. Better still, not all the pieces Read more about Opening concert – Saksofonski Orkester SOS – Slovenian Saxophone Orchestra[…]