For 40 years, Arts & convention centre
Avditorij Portorož – Portorose has been organizing summer concerts in Piran featuring
outstanding musicians, which makes this lovely Mediterranean town an important centre
of unrepeatable chamber music and provides a unique musical backdrop to its marvellous
architecture. With its programme and organization fostering quality, the
festival Piran Music Evenings ranks among the elite of chamber festivals.
aim of the festival is to continue the music tradition initiated by the famous
Piran-born violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini and the “Accademia dei
Virtuosi” in the 18th century, as well as to strengthen cross-border
cooperation. The past four decades saw participation of more than 230 Slovene
and foreign solo performers and ensembles.The programme variety is reflected in
the selection of not only ensembles and performers, but also authors and
periods performed. They range from medieval compositions to baroque masters,
from the giants of classical music and romanticism to contemporary composers
and new pieces by emerging authors.
The concerts enrich the music scene in the
wider region and offer an unforgettable music experience in Slovene Istria.
Thursdays at 9pm in the Cross Corridor
inside the Minorite Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi, Piran
SRĐAN BULATOVIĆ and DARKO NIKČEVIĆ, guitar duet
BRIN BERNATOVIČ and DIANA GRUBIŠIĆ ĆIKOVIĆ, harp duet
MOIRA CAUZZO – violin and RICARDO ALÌ ALVAREZ – piano
Admission fee: 14 €, 12 € for students and
pensioners. Access all tickets 40 €.
The Artistic Director is the Director of
Portorož-Portorose Auditorium, Ms Dragica Petrovič.