A B O U T
Chamber orchestra Amadeo was founded in Škofja Loka in 2013 and till present-day exists under artistic leadership and guidance of pianist and conductor Tilen Draksler. The main purpose of the orchestra is to recreate quality music of past and contemporary composers. It constantly seeks to redefine what is or what is not possible within musical performance in strong connection of nowadays much needed interdisciplinary artistic approach. With such programs they are trying to appeal to wider public as art and music gives soul to universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to the life and everything else. At the same time it also gives opportunities to outstanding young musicians to participate in creating quality music within and outside of Slovenian cultural space. It consists of students and graduates of renowned music schools such as: Academy for music Ljubljana, Gradz, Klagenfurt, Detmold, Vienna, Zagreb and members of RTV Symphony orchestra Slovenia, Slovenian Philharmonic orchestra etc.
Chamber orchestra Amadeo held concerts in "Kristalni abonma", "Mednarodni cikel" and took part in festivals such as "Pisana Loka", "Loka v Snegu" (Škofja Loka), "Poletje v knežjem mestu", "Večeri v atriju" (Celje), concert cycle in National gallery in Ljubljana and Freising (Germany), “Gerbičevi večeri” in Cerknica etc.
With chamber orchestra Amadeo performed as soloist renowned Slovenian and foreign artists such as Matjaž Robavs (tenor), Liza Šparovec (soprano), Marta Močnik-Pirc (soprano), Urška Rihtaršič (harp), Franc Avsenek (viola), Igor Krizman (accordion), Goran Farkaš (folk instruments), Feri Lainšček (poet), Ana Obreza (dramaturg), Rok Kravanja (actor) etc.