…Carmina Slovenica are in your face, created by women, driven by women, not afraid to show their teeth or shout down injustice…pure talent and virtuosity is astounding…. the languages, time periods, and cultures blurred into visceral emotion and reaction ...
The almost sinister thought "I'll tell you. You're young, but you're one of us, and I'm one of us, so I'll tell you." gives the Toxic Psalms its tone. Death speaks and murderous plague intones in the background of the whole concert arch.
CD Toxic Psalms brings repertoire on which...
President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor decorated Carmina Slovenica with the Silver Order of Service on Monday for its "extraordinary contribution to the Slovenian and international music culture".
Last week Carmina Slovenica performed at the prominent performing arts festival Golden Mask in Moscow, within the festival’s programme CONTEXT through which the festival presents high-quality foreign productions that give an insight into the diversity and the reality of theatre.
One moment, the performers march militantly across the stage and screech like sirens, the next, they sing Pergolesi's galant Stabat Mater like sweet seraphim. The thirty-one performers of TOXIC PSALMS, the latest production created by conductor Karmina Šilec and her ensemble CARMINA...
…The grandiosity of the staging rivals what one might see at the Met…an overwhelming aural and visual experience… Šilec presents her arcana with a heavy dose of beauty and wonder…"
… vibrantly theatrical, genre-blurring, unusual in its...
I'll tell you. You're young, but you're one of us, and I'm one of us, so I'll tell you.
Toxic Psalms are a reflection of the spiritual anguish of today. At the centre of the project is the shaman idea: everyone and everything that man creates can be turned against him if used without...
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