Ivo Petrić

Ivo Petrić (16 June 1931 – 13 September 2018) was a Slovenian composer of European classical music.[1]

Ivo Petrić
Born(1931-06-16)June 16, 1931
DiedSeptember 13, 2018(2018-09-13) (aged 87)
Occupation(s)Composer, oboist


Petrić was educated at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana from 1952 to 1958. After completing his studies at the Academy, he conducted and toured with the Slavko Osterc chamber music ensemble until 1982. In 1979, he became Artistic Director of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he held until his retirement in 1995. After his retirement, Petrić concentrated on publishing his extensive original works on compact disc.

Notable works

Petrić's catalogue of works is extensive and extremely diverse. In February 2016, he was given the Prešeren Award, the highest Slovenian award in the field of artistic creation, for lifetime achievement.[2] Some of his most prominent works are:


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