30/09/2022 20:00

Town hall

Besides already well known guests of the festival, Mate Bekavac, Mairead Hickey and Per Rundberg, also performing will be a chamber orchestra with a provocative name “FB banda”, made out of the most eminent musicians of Ljubljana Philharmonic, RTV symphony and Maribor opera orchestras. First concert of this ensemble on this year’s festival is orientated towards W.A. Mozart, his contemporaries, as well as modern composers which composed their works inspired by the work of the great composer.


Chamber orchestra “FB banda“ (Slovenia)
Mate Bekavac, clarinet (Slovenia)
Mairead Hickey, violin (Ireland)
Per Rundberg, piano (Sweden)



V. Silvestrov: Messenger for piano and chamber orchestra

W. A. Mozart: Concerto for piano and orchestra in A-major, K.414

F. Mendelssohn: Concerto for violin, piano and string orchestra

I. Jevtić: Concerto for clarinet, piano and string orchestra

A. Raskatov: Five minutes from Mozart’s life

W. A. Mozart: Divertimento, K. 136


“FB banda” is a group of young musicians, who besides routine work in their base orchestras still wish to make a different contact with music, which is without sindicates and administrative rules which suffocate honest and commited dealing with music. Their only goal is: learning and giving, being in mutual contact, and to touch their audience with music – in that way interpreting classical music from a different angle, without the usual patina of so called serious music. Aerated with smiles and tears on the faces…

Mate Bekavac