Nuška Drašček Rojko

Nuška Drašček Rojko studied at the Ljubljana Academy of Music with Matjaž Robavs. During her studies, she won awards and merits at both Slovenian and international competitions: Feruccio Tagliavini, Deutschlandsberg (Austria); Nuits lyriques, Marmande (France); Grandat (Italy). Since the graduation she regularly performs in both Ljubljana and Maribor opera houses, in roles such as Carmen (Carmen), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Emilia (Otello) and Olga (Eugene Onegin). Her performances as a soloist include Das Lied von Der Erde and Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra (conductor: Uroš Lajovic), oratorio Golgotha by Frank Martin with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra (conductor: Matthias Bammert), Lojze Lebič’s November Songs with the Ljubljana Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (conductor: Marko Letonja) and The Burnt Grass with the SNG Maribor Symphony Orchestra (conductor: Mladen Tarbuk).

As Laura in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta she toured with Anna Netrebko and the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume. One of the performances of the tour, which included Vienna, Berlin, Munich, Amsterdam, Paris and Prague, was recorded live for the Deutsche Grammophon.