Conductor Karmina Šilec focuses on Balkan "sworn virgins" in new project

Maribor, 21 June - Conductor Karmina Šilec has presented her new BABA project, linking music, theatre and literature. The Carmina Slovenica production house collaborated with the Finnish composer Tellu Turkka to put a modern twist on folk music and tell the stories of the Balkan "sworn virgins", women who chose or were forced to live their lives as men.

The artistic head of the Carmina Slovenica choir, Karmina Šilec.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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