Upcoming Cultural Events 12.12.2016 – 18.12.2016

Artur Rojek, baritone (Poland), Nejc Lavrenčič, piano

On 12 December at 7:30 p.m.

Organizer: Cekinov grad: Muzej novejše zgodovine Slovenije, Celovška Street 23 1000 Ljubljana, +386 (0)1 300 96 10, uprava@muzej-nz.si, muzej-nz.si

A classical music concert with participation of the famous Polish artist and composer Artur Rojek and Slovenian composer Nejc Lavrenčič. Programme: F. Schubert, H. Wolfe.

Singing ensembles of the basic schools in Ljubljana

On 13 December at 5:00 p.m.

Organizer: City Hall (Magistrat, Rotovž), Town Square 1 1000 Ljubljana, +386 (0)1 306 10 20, ljubljana.si

The traditional performances of vocal ensembles of basic schools in Ljubljana in front of the City Hall will accomplish the festive atmosphere in the pre-new year Old Town.

Vlado Kreslin — folk-rock concert

On 15 December at 7:30 p.m.

Organizer: Cankarjev dom, Prešeren Street 10 1000 Ljubljana, +386 (0)1 241 72 99, +386 (0)1 241 71 00, info@cd-cc.si, cd-cc.si

Vlado Kreslin is one of the most prestigious Slovenian musicians. His original author’s music combines elements of folk songs, pop and rock. He regularly takes part in concerts together with other well-known Slovenian artists.

Street Theatre

On 16–20 December

Open-air theatre at the Congress Square in Ljubljana. This year, it brings together guests from Germany, France, Spain, Serbia, Colombia and Croatia—clowns, puppeteers, artists and circus performers.

Musical “Mamma Mia!”

On 17 December at 7:30 p.m.

Organizer: Dvorana Tivoli, Celovška Street 25 1000 Ljubljana, +386 (0)1 430 66 60, sport-ljubljana.si

The “Mamma Mia!” Musical Performance animates the musical heritage of the legendary Swedish Abba band. This time a creative team of 30 people will perform the legendary hits of the band in the Slovenian language. Conductor: Patrik Grjeblo. Director: Jug Radivojević. Lyrics translation: Tomaž Domicelj. Choreographer: Mojca Horvat.

 Uroš Perić & Big Band and the RTV Slovenija Symphony Orchestra

On 18 December at 6:00 p.m.

Organizer: Cankarjev dom, Prešeren Street 10 1000 Ljubljana, +386 (0)1 241 72 99, +386 (0)1 241 71 00, info@cd-cc.si, cd-cc.si

A singer and songwriter Uroš Perić is best known for the general public as an interpreter of the legendary Ray Charles and many jazz hits of the golden jazz era, soul and blues. The current concert will be full of Christmas songs performed in soul style and accompanied by the RTV Slovenija Symphony Orchestra.

Marissa Nadler & Jess Williamson (USA) – folk metal

On 18 December at 8:00 p.m.

Organizer: Kino Šiška – Centre for Urban Culture, Trg prekomorskih brigad 3 1000 Ljubljana, +386 (0)30 310 100, info@kinosiska.si, kinosiska .si

A style of the Boston mezzo-soprano singer Marissa Nadler elegantly combines folk music with elements of country music, while her creative mysticism is accompanied by black metal and other styles of heavy music.