Tenso Days Nova Gorica

Tenso Days Nova Gorica (SI) were organized around the commemoration of the battles at the Soca/Isonzo front in 1917, and featured a special exhibition : A hostile storm is shaking the world – Music at the WWI front from 12-24 September in Castle Kromberk in Nova Gorica, and an international symposium Music and culture in the great war. The festival was hosted by Kulturni Dom Nova Gorica.

On Monday 25 September Tenso moved to Zagreb for two more days of activities.

See the photos made by Leo Samama during the Tenso Days Nova Gorica 2017.


Thu 21 Sept
16:00 – 19:00 TYCW  session 1 Latvijas Radio Koris,  James Wood, Leo Samama (coaches) Glasbena Šola (music school)
20.00 Gala opening concert Zbor Slovenske Filharmonije, Martina Batič (conductor), Tomaž Sevšek (organ) Sveta Gora, bazilika Kraljice Svetogorske
Fri 22 Sept
9.30 – 17.00 Music in WWI Symposium (part Slovenian part English) Kromberk Castle, Kromberk
ca 16:00 TMC (extra session) Tenso Europe Chamber Choir, Martina Batič (coach) Glasbena Šola (music school)
20.00 Mother Sun Latvijas Radio Koris, Sigvards Kļava (conductor) Sveta Gora, bazilika Kraljice Svetogorske
Sat 23 Sept
11.00 – 20.00 Choral chain on the walk of peace amateur choirs locations along the 1917 war front
10.00 – 13:00 TYCW session 2 Latvijas Radio Koris, James Wood, Leo Samama (coaches) Kulturni dom Nova Gorica
19.00 – 20.00 final concert Choral Chain Zbor Dekor, Petra Grassi (conductor) with a special appearance of Bernarda Fink Kulturni Center Lojze Bratuz Gorizia (IT)
20.30 Nigdar ni tak bilo, da ni nekak bilo  Zbor HRT, Tomislav Fačini (conductor), Kulturni dom Nova Gorica
Sun 24 Sept
12.00 Motets and more Tenso Europe Chamber Choir, Sigvards Kļava (conductor) Kostanjevica monastery, Škrabčeva ulica 1, 5000 Nova Gorica
19.30  concert  Latvian Radio Koris, Sigvards Kļava (conductor) Slovenska Filharmonija, Ljubljana
Mon 25 Sept  ZAGREB
10:00 – 13:30 TMC Zbor HRT,  Grete Pedersen , Daniel Reuss (coaches) Addiko centar , Dvorana Rab
20.00 concert Latvijas Radio Koris, Sigvards Kļava (conductor)  Hrvatski glazbeni zavod, HGZ (Croatian Music Institute)
Tue 26 Sept  ZAGREB
10:00 – 13:30 TMC Zbor HRT, Grete Pedersen , Daniel Reuss (coaches) Addiko centar , Dvorana Rab

programme subject to change