Ljubljana International Orchestra (LIO)
|LIO - Mednarodni orkester Ljubljana|
|Slovenska cesta 19, SI-1000 Ljubljana|
|Phone||386 (0) 599 51 504|
|Fax||386 (0) 599 40 466|
|Founded by||Delavnica Association|
|Živa Ploj Peršuh, Conductor, Artistic director|
- 11 July to 15 July 2018
The performances Hero 2.0, produced by Moment Arts and Culture Association and En-Knap Productions, Dark Union and Ant Ferocious, both produced by En-Knap Productions; a concert by the Ljubljana International Orchestra (LIO) and the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by and co-produced by Ljubljana Festival; and an event by the Slovenian rapper , at the Mittelfest at , in ,
In 2010 the Delavnica Institute of Art and Culture Maribor based in Maribor, which was in 2012 the European Capital of Culture established the Maribor International Orchestra 2012. An orchestra of outstanding young musicians has evolved through the summer academy and master classes where the participants played in a symphonic orchestra and work with the best conductors from countries other than their own. In 2010 already Maribor hosted 122 musicians from 21 countries.
The MIO2012 project has been developed with international partners from the United Kingdom (MacLaurin Media Ltd and St John’s Smith Square), the Czech Republic (Narodni Divadlo Brno), Serbia (Balkan Urban Movement), Macedonia (Interkultura), Austria (KSŠŠG) and Slovenia (Glasbena matica Ljubljana and Ljubljana Festival), with the support of musicians (trombone), Latica Honda-Rosenberg (violin), Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Wolfram Christ (viola), and Klaus Arp (conducting).
The conductors Klaus Arp (Germany) and Slovene Philharmonic) and Yuri Kalnits (soloist).(Slovenia) have contributed most to the development of the orchestra. The concertmasters of the orchestra are Gregory Ahss (concertmaster of Camerata Salzburg and Luzern Festival Orchestra), (concertmaster of
Important collaborators of the LIO are soloists Wolfram Christ (violin), Branimir Slokar (trombone), Reinhold Friedrich (trumpet), Konstantin Pfiz (cello) an the violinists Gregory Ahss and Gilad Karni. Other permanent collaborators are Knut-Erik Sundquist (double bass),(clarinet), Igor Ahss (bassoon), (french horn), (trombone) and Raymond Curfs (timpani).