unfortunately won't participate this year.
Violinist JANEZ PODLESEK is a renowned Slovenian violinist and pedagogue. He was the Concertmaster of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra for 15 years (2004 - 2019). Now he teaches at the Academy of music Ljubljana and Conservatory of Music and Ballet Ljubljana. In 2012 he was appointed violin docent.
He received several awards at national and international competitions. In 1999 he was awarded the Škerjanc Prize. During his studies he was twice the recipient of the Prešeren Award of the Academy of Music. As a member of the Slovene Philharmonic String Chamber Orchestra in 2006 he received the Bettet Prize.
He is an active member of the Clavimerata Trio and the Dissonance String Quartet.
As a soloist with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra he has recorded a CD in 2014 with works by Mozart, Krek and Šenk.