Marjana Jocif, recorder
At the harpsicord: Eva Dolinšek
Diego Ortiz (c. 1510–c. 1576)
Recercada segunda sobre O felici occhi miei
Jacob van Eyck (1590–1657)
Engels Nachtegaeltje (English Nightingale), from Der Fluyten Lust-hof
Giovanni Battista Fontana (1571–1630)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Partita in C minor (orig. A minor) for solo flute, BWV 1013
François Couperin (1668–1733)
Concerts royaux: Premier concert
Archangello Corelli (1653–1713)
La Folia, Op. 5 No. 12
Marjana Jocif (1997) is a young Slovenian master on a recorder. In recent years, she has achieved brilliant successes at the national competitions of young musicians TEMSIG. In 2015 she competed as a member of the recorder quintet La dolce fiamma and won the golden plaque. In 2016 she performed as a soloist and received – in addition to the golden plaque – the first prize and a special award for the achieved 100 points. At this year’s 48th TEMSIG she was again rated with the highest possible number of points and she was given a gold medal, the first prize, special award for the achieved 100 points and special recognition for the best performance of the composition of the Slovenian composer.
Jocif began her education at the Music School Kranj with Professor Špela Loti Knoll and continued at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana with Mateja Bajt, who is also her current Professor at the Department of Old Music of the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. She performs with various ensembles for old music, both at festivals and in subscription cycles. Among her important performances are the concerts in the cycle of the Music Youth of Ljubljana, a concert with the group La dolce fiamma (2015), a solo evening accompanied by harpsichordist Alberto Busettini (2016), a concert in duo with Una Košir and with harpsichordist Eva Dolinšek (2017), etc.
Eva Dolinšek studied piano at the Music School Nova Gorica with professors Pavel Pahor and Aleksandra Pavlovič. Afterwards she studied harpsichord with Egon Mihajlović at the Department of Old Music of the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. In 2015 she graduated summa cum laude and became a master – an academic musician of the harpsichord. Her activity in the field of revival and research of old music continues with solo and chamber concerts, professional lectures, presentations of the instrument (harpsichord), etc. Since 2011 she has been artistic director of the baroque chamber group Musica Nucis. During her studies she performed as a soloist and chamber musician in numerous projects of the Academy of Music. At the closing concert of the International Campus Musica Udine 2016, she was awarded the first prize by an expert jury; as a soloist she was invited in the concert season Amici della musica. In December last year she completed her biggest project, the making of her first CD (»Baroque«).