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Dreaming vs. Living the Professional Choir Conductor’s Life
September 21, 2021 at 19:00 CET (Online Session)
When, how, and why can someone decide to become a choir conductor? What can you learn through studies, what do you learn from experience? How do you enter the club of professional choir conductors? What is the competition behind it and what does luck have to do with it?
This is a chance to delve deep into the life of a professional conductor and gain insights into the path ahead and the intricacies it involves.
Martina Batič is musical director of the Choeur de Radio France in Paris and holder of the Slovenian National Prize “Prešeren Fund Awards 2019”, awarded for her artistic achievements in choral conducting for the past three years. She is a former choirmaster of the Slovenian National Opera House Chorus, choral director of the Slovenian Philharmonics, and artistic director of the Slovenian Philharmonic Choir.
Martina regularly collaborates with the Swedish Radio Choir, the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, The Netherlands Radio Choir, Flemish Radio Choir, etc. Her most notable recent performances include her collaboration with the Radio France Choir, the concert for the 150th birthday of the Chorégies d’Orange, and a concert opening the season 2019-2020 at the Grand Théâtre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence.