Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
VOX MEDICORUM mixed Choir, had been at first founded as an mixed octet (the Medical octet) by a group of physicians, nurses, medical students and some others, mostly former members of the Academic Choir Tone Tomšič. As a mixed vocal group, VOX MEDICORUM has retained this character to the present. It is an important part of Culture and Art Society of Ljubljana Medical Centre and medical Faculty dr. Lojz Kraigher. The voice of sc. "singing doctors" takes an important part in the medical conventions, on different meetings since singing to their colleagues is VOX MEDICORUM’s special mission. The repertoir covers all periods from the Renaissance to the present day and different arrangements of Slovene and foreign folk songs. The choir has recorded two compact disks, is regularly present at yearly choral meetings in Ljubljana and has two times taken part in "Naša pesem" competition in Maribor. It has regular concert performances at home and abroad - as in Italy, Hungary, Croatia, two times in Paris… In 2018 it had two concerts in Oslo.
Conductor and pianist professor at Ljubljana Academy of Music 1966 graduates Ljubljana Academy of Music as pianist and conductor. 1968-1970 continues his studies in London at The Guildhall School of Music& Drama where he finishes both subjects piano and conducting masterclasses. 1970 - 1985 during the whole period he conducts at Ljubljana Opera house. 1982/ 1983 on the concert tour with Ljubljana Operahouse conducts Bellini's opera I PURITANI at Narodni Divadlo in Bratislava. 1985 – 1991 teaches at Osaka Kyoiku Daigaku and conducts operas and concerts at Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo, Nishinomiya. 1991 – 2000 becomes leading conductor at Slovenian Police Symhonic Band and simultaneously conducting in Ljubljana Opera house and teaching at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. 2010 - 2012 is appointed to the post of Music director of Ljubljana Opera house. Mr Šurbek works as chorus master and he coaches singers helping them with their careers. He is the esteemed member of the jury at the state and inernational competitions. He is also the winner of Julius Betetto prize and many others.Back to the list of ensembles