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On Saturday April 7th 2018 Marina left the earthly dimensions. In silence she remains connected alive forever with everybody.

news 2009


January 25th – February 19th

Touring the USA:  

  • January 25th: Long Island (New York), at the Long Island Conservatory Marina presents a lecture, recital and master-class
  • January 29th: Middletown (New Jersey), reital at the Public Library
  • February 8th-9th: Davis (California) a two-day master-class in the Sakabe Music Studio
  • February 15th:   Oxford (Ohio) recital at the Miami University
  • February 16th: Cambridge (Massachussets) master-class at the Longy School of Music
  • February 19th: Chicago (Illinois) recital at the University of Chicago - program includes contemporary Slovenian composers (Pahor, Škerjanc, Matičič in Tadeja Vulc: Mysteria)

Programs of other concerts include also Beethoven, Chopin, Franck, Szymanowski, Schubert.


April 14th

Ljubljana, Festival Spectrum

Viteška dvorana Križank (Knights' Hall)             
An evening of Chopin

May 4th-11th

4th Pera Piano Festival, Istanbul, Turčija

Marina was a guest of the festival and gave a recital, held a one-day master-class and was member of the international jury of the Competition for Pianists.

July 3rd

Summer in Dobrna (in cooperation with Imago Sloveniae)

Marina gave a piano recital at this famous Spa resort, as part of the Imago Sloveniae projects. She played: Beethoven Sonata Op. 31/3, Karol Pahor Three Concert Studies, Marko Tajčević Balkan Dances, Ferdo Livadić Notturno, Tchaikovsky Variations op. 19 and Chopin 2 Nocturnes and Barcarolle


July 26th - August 8th

Terra Magica Music Festival in Poreč, Croatia

Marina was participating as mentor at the festival’s Summer Academy. Her master workshop The Hidden Potential took place for one week with international student participation: Kosova, Belarus, Bosnia, Italy, and Slovenia.


August 1st

Basilica St. Euphrasius, Poreč, Croatia

The recital included works by Livadić, Beethoven, Chopin, Tchaikovsky as well as Schubert Sonata op. 42.

September 2nd - 13th

»Hopes, talents, masters« in Dobrich-Albena, Bulgaria.

Marina was a member of the international jury at this Festival Competition. She also played at the Gala concert of the jury members, both solo and in duo with the »golden flute« of Bulgaria, Georgi Spasov.


November 4th,

Great Philharmonic Hall, Ljubljana (organizer Imago Sloveniae), 7.30 pm

»Marina & friends«

Together with performer-friends Marina celebrated her 65th  birthday, wirth a benefit concert dedicated to Beli obroč Slovenije (White Ring of Slovenia, president Vlasta Nussdorfer, attorney of state) that takes care of children who were victims of domestic violence. More than 20 musicians with whom Marina is connected – one way or another – by artistic, pedagogical and life experiences: colleagues, former students, young artists whom she took under her wings… A kaleidoscope of classical and romantic music for piano, cello, violin, organ, harpsichord, singers, harp resounded in a festive mood and was successful till the very last note – in the presence of State President dr. Danilo Türk and First Lady Barbara Miklič-Türk and under the patronage of many political and other public personalities –


November 11th
Ljubljana, RTV Slovenija National Radio, studio 14
Marina recorded for the archives of Ars, Third program Suite nr. 3 in the presence of the composer Janez Matičič.


December 15th

Blue salon, Grand Hotel Union, Ljubljana, organizer Glasbena mladina ljubljanska

» Student & Professor«

A Mendelssohn Evening (Marina’s idea) to celebrate the 200th birth anniversary of the composer. Performers were Katja Konvalinka (soprano), Barbara Sorč (mezzo-soprano), Urška Horvat (violoncello), Kaja Smogavec (clarinet) - all students from Marina’s chamber music class - and Marina herself at the piano. Program: Sonata for clarinet and piano, sonata for cello and piano, Duets for two voices with piano accompaniment.