Dré A. Hočevar: Opus I. _ composition for .meta [Dré A. Hočevar, 2020/2021]
Tilen Lebar: Hassan
Alastair White: new composition (including student participants)
Pre-concert talk moderated by Urška Rihtaršič.
The .abeceda ensemble for new music brings together young professional musicians who perform contemporary music. The ensemble, featuring the standard chamber ensemble setup, is also a platform where young composers get the opportunity to create, workshop and present new musical works. The artistic director of the group’s activities is Slovenian composer, researcher and instrumentalist Dré A. Hočevar, while the artistic director of the ensemble is instrumentalist and composer Gašper Livk. The concert program features works written by the .abeceda ensemble’s resident composers: Tilen Lebar, Alastair White and Dré A. Hočevar.
Composition by Alastair White will also be performed by students of the Maribor Conservatory of Music and Ballet, who will participate in a workshop in the week preceding the concert, and in collaboration with the .abeceda ensemble.
The concert will be preceded by a pre-concert talk moderated by musicologist and harpist Urška Rihtaršič.