Lovers of early music have been enjoying the Radovlijca Festival for 35 years. In addition to concerts, music workshops also take place.
The Radovljica Festival has been running since 1982 and takes place annually in August. Ten concerts by various performers of early music take place.
The festival is shaped by its quality music as the programmes and performers are carefully selected. Top musicians from all over the world perform. Although the festival is loyal to early music, the programme also includes contemporary performances and theatre and dance. The programme also includes reconstructions of music from the period prior to the beginning of musical notation, to the music of the 21st century and newer works.
In Radovljica, concerts take place in the Radovljica Mansion and St. Peter's church. Every year the festival also hosts one performance in the Church of the Annunciation in Velesovo, Cerklje.
During the festival, workshops with well-known musicians take place in the Radovljica Mansion
The 37th Radovljica Festival 2019 will open on 10 August with Vivaldi's concertos and will close on 25 August with music by Giovanni Gabrieli. It will also feature concerted motets by Isaac Posch, vesper psalms for double choirs from manuscripts preserved in the National and University Library in Ljubljana, Bach's Goldberg Variations, music by Josquin, Schubert, Byzantine chant and much more. Performers include musicians of world renown such as the Russian cellist Alexander Rudin, the French harpsichordist Pierre Hantaï, the Swedish recorder player Dan Laurin and the Swiss organist Rudolf Lutz.
Set off as a family on an adventure accompanied by a cute 'bee' who will explain where she lives, what her chores are, and where she goes to gather nectar. Visit the Museum of Apiculture and see her treasures, and, as a reward, savour the taste of sweet honeybreads.
Available from 24th May 2019!
Written by Rebecca Svetina, March 2019
Where do these kids get their energy?! When your kids need to burn off some steam, but you need a bench or coffee, check out one of these public playgrounds in and around Radovljica and Bled. Each has its own perks.
Radovljica is richer for a new adventure for families. The themed adventure, named 'Follow a 'bee' through Radovljica', has been designed to acquaint visitors with the life of bees in a fun way will be available from 24th May onwards.