A cycle of contemporary composed music Zvokotok
focuses on contemporary composed music. It is
defined by the research of compositional procedures and often linked to music
technology. It encourages and merges unique sound languages and performative innovativeness
and moves contemporary compositions into new spatial and concert forms.
Zvokotok connects established
institutional spaces of artistic activity with premises of the dynamic action
of NGOs. It implements and maintains unburdened space of
dialogue and overcome the artificial distinction between areas and venues of
In 2019 Primož Trdan
focuses on the
young generation of Slovene interpreters of contemporary music and their integration into foreign ensembles. The programme is trying to enrich the established contemporary improvisation procedures by
adding certain sound solutions created by young European composers, who
originate in the modernistic heritage of the composer's use of varied sound
means, noises, environmental and concrete sounds, but create in tight dialogue
with the contemporary digital age.
The series that was planned for 2020
by Mauricio Valdés San Emeterio will be dedicated to the ambience sound interpretations of electro-acoustic music from the past and the present.
In 2021 Luka Zagoričnik will create a series
dedicated to the heritage of so-called experimental music, which will - within the heritage of contemporary
classical music and broader - research the concepts of indeterminacy, minimalism, jazz avant-gardes,
improvisational and aleatoric compositions, new notations (prose and graphic
notations,...), performances, happenings, political activism and new social
relations outside as well as within the musical discourse.