cellist and comedian
Violoncellist Tilen Artac was born in Slovenia in 1985. In June 2007 he finished his masters degree magna cum laude at the Music Academy in Zagreb, Croatia, with Prof Valter Dešpalj. He is currently attending The Master Study Class for violoncello at the Music Academy in Graz with Prof Rudolf Leopold and chamber music with Prof Chia Chou. Already during his studies he achieved great success. He won the first and the second award at the European competition Alpe-Adria in Gorizia (Italy). He is a member of the piano trio "Tempogiusto", which also won first place and a golden prize at a national competition.

As a solo and chamber musician he performed at home and abroad: Moscow, Helsinki, Brussels, Paris, Amsterdam (Cello Biennale 2008), Haag, Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Dubrovnik ...

He also played as a soloist with the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra in the concert hall of Vatroslav Lisinski in Zagreb.

Tilen is a member of Cellomania, an ensemble of cellos and performed with renowned artists like Mischa Maisky and Giovanni Sollima. Tilen also studied with artists like Dimitry Ferschtman, Wolfgang Herzer and Reinhard Latzko. As a soloist, he performed with the United Orchestra of the Annual Bled Festival in Slovenia. He is also very active in the radio and television industry. He has been a part of the comic troupe Radio Ga-Ga for five years and is a star of the radio program “Radio Ga-Ga” and TV show “Hri-Bar” - both very successful and highest rated shows in Slovenia.


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