We are looking forward to getting together again at our next Prešeren Evening. It will take place on Saturday 1st February 2020 at the Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel (the same place as this year). Put the date in your diary!
Alongside the usual dinner, we will be entertained by two multi-talented Slovene musicians, Boštjan Gombač and Saša Olenjuk.
Boštjan, a clarinettist, is a master of a range of instruments and has featured in 120 albums! He has been performing ethno and classical music for the last 15 years. With the group Terra Folk, he won many music prizes, also a BBC3 radio World Music Award.
He performs with bands Katalena, Bast, Bachology Quartet, Los Hermanos Muy Simpaticos. Amongst the musicians he has played with are Marc Ribot, Greg Cohen, Neil Innes, Tommy Emmanuel, The Cat Empire, John McSherry, Arvid Engegard, Susanne Lundeng, Knut Eric Sundquist, Theodossi Spassov. He also writes music for theatre and film.
Saša is a violinist, guitarist, composer, arranger and producer. He is a first violin in the Maribor opera house orchestra, and plays with a host of other bands and musicians.
Prepare for a top musical event. You won’t want to miss it!