Matej Grahek, flute
Irmgard Anderl Krajter, oboe
Jože Kotar, clarinet
Zoran Mitev, bassoon
Miha Rogina, saxophone
Jože Rošer, horn
Bernhard Heiden (1910–2000), Intrada
Walter Hartley (1927–2016), Chamber music
Henri Tomasi (1901–1971), Printemps
Pierre Max Dubois (1930–1995), Sinfonia da camera
Leon Stein (1910–2002), Sextet
The ensamble Camerata Academica brings together Slovenian musicians, professors at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. The line-up of the ensemble is ever-changing, depending on the specific requirements of their projects, which gives them access to a very varied and wide repertoire. They play pieces for various chamber ensembles that feature string and wind instruments of both worldwide and Slovene, as well as the old and most recent music. Their concerts are an experience to behold due to their technical perfection and musical excellence.
Matej Grahek is solo flautist at the Slovenian Philharmonic and a professor at the Conservatory and the Academy of Music in Ljubljana (AM). He completed his studies at AM and spent two years studying at the Salzburg Mozarteum in the class of Irena Grafenauer. As a solo flautist at the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, he played under the baton of world-famous conductors.
Jože Rošer is solo hornist at the Slovenian Philharmonic and assistant professor at the Academy of Arts, where he also graduated. He also studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Stuttgart School of Music. He received two Prešeren Student Awards: with the brass ensemble of the Academy of Music and with the Slovenian Philharmonic Chamber String Orchestra. He has collaborated with many international orchestras.
Jože Kotar is professor at AG and solo clarinetist of the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra. He is a member, co-founder and artistic director of the Slovenian Clarinet Orchestra and the Slovenian Clarinet Sextet, and a member of the Ariart Wind Quintet, with which he received the Betett Award in 2007. He also collaborates with the MD7 Contemporary Music Ensemble, with which he received the Lipovšek Award.
Miha Rogina was named the best saxophonist of the younger generation by The Sax magazine. He studied in Ljubljana, at the prestigious Paris Conservatory and the Eastman School of Music in the USA. He also completed his studies in orchestral and choral conducting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He is professor of saxophone and vice-dean at AG, and performs as a soloist and conducts renowned orchestras.
Irmgard Anderl Krajter, an Austrian-Slovenian oboist, studied at the Mozarteum. She teaches at the Ljubljana Conservatory. She is a solo oboist at the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Salzburg Cathedral Orchestra. She participates in the chamber orchestra of soloists of the Society of Slovenian Composers. She is dedicated to baroque and renaissance music and is a member of the ensemble Capella Carniola, where in addition to oboe she also plays the renaissance instrument shwam.
Bassoonist Zoran Mitev studied at AG and the College of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. The AG Senate awarded him a special recognition award, and he also received two Prešeren Awards from AG. He is a member of the SLOWIND wind quintet, the Pro musica nova trio, the Slovenian Philharmonic Wind trio and the OFF trio. So far, he has performed more than 40 solo and chamber works by Slovenian and foreign composers.