18. June
at 18.00
The White Hall of Rače Castle – Rače


Mojca Jerman, violin
Katarina Leskovar, cello
Tanja Činč, piano


Franz Schubert (1797—1828), Piano Trio in B-flat major, D. 28

Klara MlakarUnder Your Skin, Preludium to Piano Trio in g minor by composer Clara Schumann (premiere)

Franz Schubert (1797—1828), Nocturno in E-flat major, Op. 148 D. 897

Emilie Mayer (1912—1883), Piano Trio in B minor trio, Op. 16

The concert celebrates the tenth anniversary of Trio Rêverie. For this special occasion, we have commissioned a brand-new piece from the talented up-and-coming composer Klara Mlakar, which will make its world premiere on this occasion. Known for her expertise in intricate musical structures and her exploration of the human voice and various instruments, Klara Mlakar has a degree in composition and music theory from the Academy of Music of Ljubljana, where she studied under the tutelage of Professor Vito Žuraj. She is currently continuing her studies in composition at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe in Germany under the guidance of Professors Markus Hechtle and Wolfgang Rihm.

According to the composer, her new composition Under Your Skin “was created as a contemplation inspired by Clara Schumann’s Piano Trio. It was born out of questioning those deeply rooted parts of our individual selves in which we subconsciously base all our decisions and actions. This train of thought then took her onto the topic of music, wondering how compositions impact one another, and above all, how composers “live” in one another? Is our (musical) personality truly our own, or is it essentially just an amalgamation of different influences into a filter, through which we then interact with the world?”

The members of Trio Rêverie, pianist Tanja Činč, violinist Mojca Jerman, and cellist Katarina Leskovar, have garnered numerous accolades at both domestic and international competitions. Until 2016 they had a common mentor in Professor Tomaž Lorenz, after which they studied under the tutelage of Professor Chia Chou at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. They have also refined their skills under the guidance of several renowned professors, including Trio di Parma, Homero Francesch, Nora Chastain, Wen-Sinn Yang, Daniel Rowland, Julian Arp, and Werner Bartschi. They actively perform around the world, having graced many major festival stages in Ljubljana and across Slovenia as part of the GM Oder cycle, the Gallus Fest program in Idrija, the “Young Talents” cycle in Dobrna, concerts by the Ljubljana Youth Music, the Tartini Festival in Koper, the European String Teachers’ Association, the birthplace of Hugo Wolf in Slovenj Gradec, Rače Castle, and the Crystal Subscription in Škofja Loka. They regularly perform abroad, having played in Italy, Hungary, Switzerland, Germany, and in the capitals of Croatia, France, England, and Austria. In September 2015, they earned the title of a world-touring ensemble when they crossed the ocean to embark on their concert tour of Argentina to play four concerts in Buenos Aires and two in the south of the country, in Villa Angostura and Bariloche.

Their exceptional talent is also evident from their high rankings at various international competitions. In 2013, they were the only awarded Slovenian chamber group at the Festival Bled international chamber group competition. In 2014, they were the absolute winners among chamber groups at the Tartini international competition in Piran. In 2015, they won first prize at the Primož Ramovš national chamber group competition, as well as first prize at Grand Prize Virtuoso international competition, where they were proclaimed absolute winners of the competition. In 2016, they participated in the “New Shakespeare Songbook” European project with RTV Slovenia on the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death.

Admission: 6 €.

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