Katarina Nagode, flute traverso
Mojca Jerman, baroque violin
Martina Okoliš, harpsichord
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788), Trio sonata in A minor, Wq 148
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767), Trio sonata in A minor, TWV 42: a6
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697–1764), Trio sonata in D minor, Op. 4, No. 1
Marin Marais (1656–1728), Pièces en trio; Suite in G minor
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750), Trio sonata in C major, BWV 529
Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741), Trio sonata in D major, RV 84
The ensemble Tacet, dedicated to early music, was founded just before the pandemic in 2020. Their repertoire includes music from early to late Baroque. With their interpretations, the trio wishes to connect to diverse audiences and spark an interest in early music.
As a flautist, Katarina Nagode mostly devotes herself to the period between early Baroque and late Romanticism. She searches for the sound of the original historic instruments and how it relates to playing music today. She plays the baroque, classical and modern flute. While studying with Simona Vake at the music high school in Maribor, Katarina won many domestic and international awards, winning the grand prix at TEMSIG in 2007. She attended the programme for talented young musicians at the University of music and performing arts in Graz and in 2015 received her bachelor’s degree there, completing her master’s in 2018 in Nils-Thil Krämer’s class with distinction. Meanwhile she also studied flute traverso with Sanda Koppensteiner and enrolled in an undergraduate programme with Claire Genewein at the Private university Anton Bruckner in Linz, which she graduated from with distinction in 2019. Via Erasmus+, she also attended Mario Messani’s classes at the Music academy in Prague. She currently studies with Marcello Gatti at Mozarteum in Salzburg. She collaborates with several early music ensembles both at home and abroad. She has been a member of the Bachakademie Stuttgart, she has played with Vocal Ensemble Rastatt, Les Favorites and the ensemble Cordia. She has also worked on the project “Harmoniemusik” at the University of music in Graz. In 2020, she performed Bach’s Magnificat as an orchestra member at the Slovenian Philharmonic. She has worked with internationally acclaimed conductors like Hans Christoph Rademann, Jos van Veldhoven, Holger Speck, Gary Garden … During her studies, she was a member of the Opera and Symphony Orchestra of the University of music in Graz and she participated in the project Euphony Youth Orchestra which toured Graz, Linz, Ljubljana and Zagreb. Between 2014 and 2016 she was a member of the orchestra academy at the Weissenstein Castle in Pommersfelden in Germany, where in 2015, she performed Mozart’s concerto for flute and harp in C major as a soloist. As a solo flautist, she has collaborated with North-West Opera and Doyle Opera in Ireland. She is a frequent substitute for Slovenian National Theatre in Maribor and she has also done projects with the Graz Opera.
Mojca Jerman has recently finished her baroque violin studies with Enrico Gatti at the music conservatory in Bologna. She got her bachelor’s at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana in the class of Vasilij Meljnikov. She is the recipient of the Italian award Il Premio Nazionale delle Arti 2021 in the early music category. During her studies, she spent a year at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with Priya Mitchell. Her interest in baroque music started at the academy in Ljubljana, where she worked as the concertmaster for the baroque orchestra for two years. The orchestra performed Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater in collaboration with the Ballet Company of the Maribor Opera House, as well as the entire Passion of John by Johann Sebastian Bach. During those years, her baroque music mentor was Egon Mihajlović. Mojca performs as a member of several orchestras and chamber ensembles. In September 2018, she participated in the project of the youth orchestra Cuban-European Youth Academy, organized by the German Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble from Hamburg. With Rêverie trio, she has performed all over Slovenia, Europe and Argentina, winning many an award at home and abroad. In 2014, Mojca performed Bruch’s first concerto for violin and orchestra with the Symphony Orchestra SNG Maribor as a soloist. For this performance and her other high artistic achievements during her studies, she was given the student Prešeren award. She frequently collaborates with Ensemble Antiphonus from Zagreb (Split, Vienna, Zagreb), she has performed multiple times at the Early Music Festival Harmonia Concertans in Ljubljana under the guidance of Domen Marinčič. Since autumn 2019, she has been a member of the Parisian orchestra Insula.
Martina Okoliš got a degree in music pedagogy with distinction at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, which she followed by studying instruments with keys with an emphasis on the organ and eventually getting a master’s in harpsichord with Egon Mihajlović, completing her studies with a concert that earned her a diploma summa cum laude. She has participated at many concerts of the Jeunesses Musicales Slovenia (“The beautiful world of playing the organ”, “By Youth for Youth”). As a soloist, she has performed Poulenc’s concerto for organ, string orchestra and timpani at the Slovenian Philharmonic in Ljubljana. As a harpsichordist, she has played at the festival of historic music and dance Musica Locopolitana. She also works as an accompanist and assistant conductor with the Baroque Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. Between 2015 and 2019, she participated at the Ljubljana international summer school and festival of early music as an accompanist. Furthermore, she has performed with the chamber string orchestra and accordion orchestra of the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. She is a member of the Baroque Hymnia Quartet, with which she gave at independent concerts as part of the Ljubljana year as the European Capital of Culture as well as many other concerts. With Egon Mihajlović, she plays as a harpsichord duo. She has been invited to the international harpsichord festival in Belgrade, where she also taught a master class for young harpsichordists. Martina dedicates herself to pedagogy elsewhere too: she teaches piano, organ and harpsichord at both the Music School Radovljica and the Fine Arts Department of Celje Grammar School, as well as being an assistant professor to Egon Mihajlović at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, where she teaches the harpsichord. As a lecturer, she also participated at the 1st international harpsichord festival Čembalijada in Ljubljana in 2015.
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