Jošt Lampret, double bass
Izak Hudnik, cello
2nd Concert of the International Music Cycle
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2nd Concert of the International Music Cycle
JOŠT LAMPRET, double-bass
JAN SEVER, piano
IZAK HUDNIK, cello
TIM JANČAR, piano
L. M. Škerjanc: Five Lyrical Melodies for Cello
J. Brahms: Sonata for Violoncello and Piano E minor op. 38
J. Brahms: »O Tod, wie bitter bist du« from 4 Ernste Gesänge, op. 121
F. Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D. 821
R. Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, op. 70
Jošt Lampret is a student at the Ljubljana Academy of Music in the class of Z. Marković. The winner of three first prizes and three gold plaques at the national young musician’s competition (TEMSIG), he is also the recipient of a gold plaque from the International String Competition in Niš, Serbia. He has performed as a soloist with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra, the String Chamber Orchestra of the Ljubljana Academy of Music and the Symphony Orchestra of the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet. He works with the Scaramelli Bass Quartet, the Goran Bojčevski Trio, Marko Hatlak and FUNtango and the double bass quintet Bass Chorus and plays in numerous project ensembles, both classical and jazz. He has worked with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra, the RTV Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the SNT Opera and Ballet Ljubljana and the Ljubljana International Orchestra, among others.
Jan Sever is one of the more prominent Slovene pianists of his generation. He collaborates regularly with leading Slovene musicians and is a regular guest at important concert cycles and festivals both in Slovenia and abroad. He is the permanent pianist of the Slavko Osterc Trio, an ensemble specialising in performances of works by 21st century composers. His repertoire encompasses a broad and extremely varied range of classical piano music and chamber music, covering all eras and compositional styles. He also frequently performs modern music and works by Slovene composers. He is a permanent member of tango quartet Quatro Por Tango and the groups Astorpia and FUNtango, whose repertoire mainly consists of tango music by the Argentine composer Ástor Piazzolla. As a student, he Won numerous prizes at national and international competitions and in 2004 won a student Prešeren Prize for his performance of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the Symphony Orchestra of the Ljubljana Academy of Music. He has worked for a number of years at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet as a teacher and accompanist.
Izak Hudnik (born 1997) studied cello with I. Mitrovič until leaving secondary school and then continued with M. Mlejnik at the Ljubljana Academy of Music and R. Latzko at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. As the winner of first prizes at national competitions (2009, 2015, 2018) and international competitions in Poreč (Antonio Janigro International Cello Competition), Liezen, Trieste, Gorizia and Ljubljana (Svirél), he has earned himself a series of performances both at home and abroad. His performances as a soloist with leading Slovene orchestras, the Zagreb Soloists, the Württemberg Philharmonic Orchestra of Reutlingen and the Dutch Student Orchestra, his solo recitals and his committed music-making in numerous chamber ensembles, frequently with pianist Tim Jančar and violinist Ana Dolžan, not to mention his appearances at various festivals (Slowind, Cellofest, Accademia dei Cameristi in Bari, Italy), have consistently earned him flattering reviews and rank him among the finest musicians of the younger generation. He is currently pursuing postgraduate studies in cello with G. Gnocchi at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and M. Mlejnik in Ljubljana.
Tim Jančar (born 1993) had his first piano lessons with D. Cvetko at the Lower School of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana. He then enrolled at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet to study piano and composition, before continuing at the Ljubljana Academy of Music with T. Ognjanovič. He has participated in several national and international competitions. In 2013 he received the Škerjanc Prize of the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet and in 2017 the Ljubljana Academy of Music Prešeren Prize. As a student he has performed with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of the Giuseppe Tartini Conservatory of Music in Trieste and the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra. In May 2016 he gave a solo recital in Vienna, representing the Ljubljana Academy of Music, as part of the “Piano Forte – The Next Generation” cycle sponsored by the Bank of Austria. He is also active in the chamber music field (as a member of the trio Ad Hoc) and every year attends seminars and summer schools with distinguished teachers.