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Lana Trotovšek

Violinist

Music

Coming to London all alone at the age of 21 was a big step for me. Trinity Laban made me feel comfortable in the big city and offered me a spring board to a professional music world that I am now in. I was also privileged to receive scholarships from the college that covered my tuition fees. Most importantly, I had the opportunity to work with greatest masters and meet people that changed my life.

Lana Trotovšek
Lana Trotovsek

Biography

Lana Trotovšek completed her Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Advance Diploma graduating in 2009. She has given recitals in the UK at the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place and Cadogan Hall as well as performances internationally in Europe, China, the UAE and the USA. She made her debut with Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and Valery Gergiev in 2012 performing Prokofiev's Concerto No.1. Lana performed with Moscow Soloists and Yuri Bashmet in Slovenia and Italy in 2014 and her performances have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, Radio Television Slovenija and Arte TV France. Lana was the violinist with the Greenwich Trio, with fellow alumni Stjepan Hauser and Yoko Misumi. The trio won a number of prizes including the Georg Solti Award and the Tunnell Trust Award. From 2011 to 2013, she was the leading violinist of the Badke Quartet.  She is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including the Prešeren Award in Slovenia. Lana plays the Pietro Antonio dalla Costa violin made in 1750 on a loan from a private benefactor.

While at Trinity Laban, Lana was supported by the Helen Roll Trust and received a Gladys Bratton Scholarship.