S V I R É L GALA
reception and concert for the 10th anniversary
8 April 2018 at the Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana
The 10th Anniversary of the Svirél International Music Competition and Festival for Soloists and Chamber Music Groups will be celebrated with our musical friends, partners, alumni, and supporters.
We are honoured to host a vibrant and versatile symphony orchestra Zugló Philharmonics from Budapest with their homeland classics.
The Svirel Gala event program:
17.00 reception of guests with aperitive at Grand Hotel Union concert hall (Ljubljana)
17.30 official greeting and a short award ceremony
18.00 orchestra gala concert
19.15 after reception-meet and greet (upon invitations)
Svirél International Music Competition and Festival for Soloists and Chamber Music Groups has become one of the biggest international music competitions in Central Europe, hosting over 1000 young perspective musicians from 23 countries from all over the world. This year, the 10th Svirél International Music Competition and Festival will be taking place from 12th March to 8th April at the inspiring music venues such as Dobrovo Castle, Villa Vipolže and Co-Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Nova Gorica, in touch with the local area and its specificities which make the perfect conditions for a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere for visitors and at the same time stimulate the motivation for success of competitors. The accompanying Svirél Music Festival leaves a special cultural imprint in villages, castles, manors, churches, cultural houses and restaurants where it takes place. Through its events, the international jury and competitors get to know the rich cultural and natural heritage of this unique area.