vendredi 25 Mai. 2018 - 20h00
Carlo Prampolini Ana Julija Mlejnik
Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
Antonin Dvorak: Sonatina – Allegro risoluto, Larghetto, Scherzo, Finale
César Franck: Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano
Ana Julija Mlejnik is a native of the picturesque, ancient town of Škofja Loka, an area that contributed a large number of important Slovenian cultural personalities. She inherited her love of music from her musical family. She started learning violin in her hometown and then continued her studies in the class of prof. Tatjana Špragar in Ljubljana. She finished Musical Highschool and Classical Gimnasyium. Ana Julija proceeded to advanced studies with prof. Gorjan Košuta at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, and followed many master courses. In 2013 she finished her bachelor diploma with the highest grades. Afterwards she continued to study for her masters diploma at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels under the guidance of world-famous violinist – and winner of Queen Elisabeth’s competition – Yuzuko Horigome. In 2016 she graduated with a great distinction. She continues to study for a concert musician in the class of Horigome as a postgraduate student.
Ana Julija also took a great interest in baroque music. Currently she studies as a bachelor student of baroque violin in the class of prof. Ryo Terakado and is a member of London Brandenburg Soloists ensemble. – Besides that she took advice from many other famous professors: R. Friend, I. Ozim, J. Fisher, G. Pauk, S. Kim, C. Forough, S. Ryu, S. Shipps, V. Szabadi, K. Yon, J. Talich, S. Ashkenasi. – Ana Julija won first prize at the Genova international competition and third prize at the international competition Ithaka in 2007. In 2009 she won third prize in a Slovenian music competition in Temsig.
She appears frequently on the concert stage as a soloist. In 2008 she performed at Queen’s Elizabeth’s visit of Slovenija in the Slovenian Philharmony with the Slovenian brass orchestra. In 2011 she performed Vieuxtemps Concerto no. 5 with the Slovenian Opera orchestra in Slovenian Philharmony. In 2016 she had her London debut, playing Bach double violin concerto with orchestra at the Blackheath festival. In December 2016 she performed Brahms violin concerto with George Pehlivanian and the Slovenian Philharmony orchestra in Ljubljan.
Educated as a classical pianist, Carlo Prampolini is currently specializing in the contemporary repertoire. His solo activity includes many collaborations with living composers, as he likes to share opinions and ideas with them; for his ensemble projects, while being very comfortable with traditional piano playing, he has had multiple experiences with experimental music, including live electronics, improvisation, music theatre and other kinds of non-piano related performances.
Qualifications: Classical Education at ‘Liceo Classico Statale “Antonio Pigafetta”’ in Vicenza in A.Y. 2009/2010 – Diploma cum laude in Piano Performance with Riccardo Zadra at ‘Conservatorio “Arrigo Pedrollo”’ in Vicenza in A.Y. 2010/2011
Master cum laude in Piano Performance with Aleksandar Madzar at ‘Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel’ in A.Y. 2014/2015;
High Specialization in Modern and Contemporary Music Ensemble at Teatro “A. Belli” in Spoleto in 2015; Advanced Master in Contemporary Music at ‘Gent School of Arts’ in A.Y. 2016/2017.