Žiga Brank

Žiga Brank is a violinist and a violin professor at the Ljubljana Music and Ballet Conservatory and the Ljubljana Academy of Music. He began his music studies in Ljubljana under the tutorship of Mile Kosi. He continued his studies at the Rostock College of Music and Theatre, and at the Karlsruhe College of Music. He was the first recipient of the prestigious Škerjanc Award and won the Slovenian state competition TEMSIG on a number of occasions.

He previously held the position of concertmaster of the SNG Maribor Symphony Orchestra and was a member of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra. He also performed with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and the Zagreb Soloists. His recordings for the ZKP RTV Slovenia include a rarely performed violin concerto by Ferruccio Busoni, 24 Caprices for solo violin by Niccolò Paganini (2016) as well as music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven and Eugène Ysaÿe. As a soloist, Brank has performed in Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and Ireland.

Maribor Festival in Graz

7. 9. 2017 19:30