• English
  • Slovenščina

Photo: Peter Gedei


Pianist Lovorka Nemes Dular graduated from the Academy of Music in Ljubljana in the class of prof. Dubravka Tomsic Srebotnjak. She continued her studies with prof. Arbo Valdma at Hochschule fuer Musik in Koeln (Germany) and with prof. Konstantin Bogino at European institute for musical studies (IESMUS) at the Academy St. Cecilia in Bergamo (Italy). She also graduated in musicology at the Philosophical Faculty in Ljubljana.

She received additional tuition from renowned pianists and pedagogues such as Jacob Lateiner, Igor Lazko, Oleg Maisenberg, Nikolai Luganski and Marina Horak.

She has given a number of piano recitals, appeared as soloist with orchestra and in chamber ensembles in Slovenia, Italy, Germany, Croatia, Bosnia, Estonia and Finland. In march 2008 she gave a recital at 41st Tribune Darko Lukic Tribune in Zagreb and won The Prize of the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall.

Among her numerous appearances there are some to be pointed out:

  • Performance of Rhapsody in blue by Gershwin in the Slovenian Philharmonic hall in Ljubljana with the brass orchestra of Music school Grosuplje in 2005
  • 3 recitals organized by EPTA (European piano teachers association) in 2006/7
  • Performance of the First piano concerto by Tchaikowsky at the festival Musica in laguna in Chioggia (Italy) with the orchestra from Chioggia under the leadership of maestro Pietro Perini in 2007
  • Recital in Sarajevo (Bosnia) organized by Musical Youth in 2007
  • Performance of the music of contemporary fenno – ugric composers, Ligeti, Sumera, Rautavaara, at EPTA conference in Tallinn (Estonia) in 2008
  • Series of concerts The tale of two pianos throughout Slovenia in a piano duo with Mladen Delin
  • Appearance at the festival Erik Satie in Paris (France), organized by music and artistic society Parade in 2009
  • performance at the festivals Veris in Logatec (Slovenia) and Artptuj at Ptuj (Slovenia) in 2009
  • in august in the same year performance of the works by Sibelius and Rautavaara at the festival Summer in the Old Ljubljana town
  • (International Music Summer), organized by Imago Sloveniae.

In 2013 she gave a lecture-recital dedicated to Wagner’s piano works and solo songs, at the symposium The hidden worlds of R. Wagner organized jointly by the Slovenian Wagner’s Society and the Culture and Congress Center Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana (Slovenia). The performance was repeated at the Croatian National Theatre (HNK ) in Zagreb (Croatia). 

Release of the CD Evterpi featuring works of Žarko Živković.

In 2014 she performed a recital in a duet with a renowned pianist Marina Horak in Grosuplje (festival Intermezzo generationis) and in Trieste (Italy). This year she presents the works of  Haydn, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Maticic. Currently she cooperates also with the least mentioned renowned slovenian composer Janez Maticic.

In the same year she recorded works of Kurtág and estonian composer L. Sumera for Radio Slovenija.

In 2015 she performed a recital in a big hall of Zavod Sv. Stanislava in Ljubljana, containing works of  Haydn, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Matičič.

In 2016 she performed at the festival Sarajevska zima (Sarajevo Winter) at the hall of Bošnjački institut in Sarajevo (Bosnia). In April she participated on Slovenian musical days, organised by Festival Ljubljana in the Big Hall of Slovenian Philharmonic in Ljubljana. She appeared as soloist in the First piano concerto by Janez Matičič with the Orchestra of Slovenian Radio and Television (RTV), conducted by  Živa Ploj Peršuh. At the end of the year she performed three recitals with the works of  Matičič, Ravel and Debussyja together with the pianist Marina Horak.

From the year 2016 on she collaborates with the ensemble [TriO]. Her musical partners are flutist Nikolina Kovač Juvan and hornist Robert Petrič. In 2017 they performed  at the festival  Jesenske muzičke svečanosti v Skopju (Makedonija). In the same year she started to collaborate intensely with violinist Nadežda Tokareva. They perform regularly and record for  RTV Slovenija. For 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth they are preparing performance of  the complete violin and piano sonatas.

In 2018 she prepared a solo recital in Ljubljana, organised by Imago Sloveniae and dedicated to the composers Janez Matičič and Einojuhani Rautavaara, for which she received good rewiews.

In the same month she held concert with  [TriO] st the festival Arsana in Ptuj (Slovenia).

Release of the double CD with [TriO] featuring original and adapted works for the ensemble and CD Wagnerjeve muze featuring works for solo piano and soprano and piano by Richard Wagner (soprano Teja Saksida).

In december Nemeš Dular performed a recital with violinist Nadežda Tokareva  at  the cycle of chamber music concerts of Music school Zavod Sv. Stanislava.

In 2019 the mentioned duo performed a concert in the cycle Grajske harmonije at the Castle Kromberk (organized by Kulturni dom Nova Gorica) and in the cycle Wolf povezuje 2019 in the birth house of Hugo Wolf in  Slovenj Gradec (organized by Društvo Hugo Wolf Slovenj Gradec).

In 2018/19 she  continued recording of complete Beethoven violin-piano sonatas with Tokareva. She recorded Sonata 2 and Cantus Arcticus of Rautavaara for RTV Slovenia.

In march 2019 concert with [TriO] at 5. šolskem abonmaju at the Music School in Murska Sobota (Slovenia).

At the end of august Nemeš Dular and Tokareva staged a concert  including works ranging from jazz to country and musical by renowned composers at the festival Noči v Stari Ljubljani (Imago Sloveniae).


In the year 2021 Nemeš Dular  performed contemporary music concert with singers Theresa Plut in Martin Sušnik.

With violinist Tokareva she recorded Scenes from Childhood for violin and piano by Aleš Friedl in studio Pianoroom.

In July and August she presented with pianist Jasmina Trajcheska billateral project Balkan Synthesis in Prilep (North Macedonia) and in  Ljubljana. Project was supported by both Ministries of Culture, MOL, Imago Sloveniaeand other sponsors.

In October she appeared on stage with flutists Liza Hawlinaand Annemarie Glavič at the evening of composer Žarko Živković in Philharmonic Hall in Ljubljana.

In april 2022  Nemeš Dular appeared as the chamber partner of tubist Uroš Vegelj, hornist Jože Rošer and euphonist Nejc Merc at the Night of Slovenian composers, organized by Festival Ljubljana.

In May she cooperated in the project Musical Revolution – Project Darmstadt orgenized by Academy of Music in Ljubljana.  In the same month she performed solo recital in Kulturni dom  Straža na Dolenjskem (Slovenia) and in june in  Hrvatski dom in Split (Croatia).

In the same year she appeared at two concerts with ensemble for contemporary music .abeceda (Recital II. (infra.norma.meta) in Cankarjev dom (Ljubljana, Slovenia) and on Biennale Koper (Slovenia)).

In november she held a concert in  KD Sevnica (Slovenia) with yiolinist Nadežda Tokareva.

In february 2023 she was a part of a project RE_HUMANIZACIJA IV. with ensemble .abeceda.

In May she performed a concert Hommage a Janez Matičič with pianist Jasmina Trajcheska  (cycle Grajske Harmonije at the Kromberk Castle, Slovenia).

In 2023/2024 Nemeš Dular is having a lively concert season. She will be performing with ensemble .abeceda, David Kocijan, Theresa Plut, Martin Kozjek, Karmen Pečar Koritnik, Anja Kralj, Jasmina Trajčeska, Eva Jurgec, Nina Prešiček Laznik, Davorin Mori and Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra in Ljubljana, Maribor, Koper, Mokronog (Slovenia) and Lahti (Finland). 

In 2013 the CD Evterpi was released, containing works of Slovenian composers Žarko Živković. In 2018  were released the double CD [TriO], with the original and adapted works for that ensemble and CD Wagnerjeve muze, with the works for piano solo and piano and soprano by Richard Wagner, soprano part sung by Teja Saksida.

She regularly records for the Slovenian National Radio and Television (RTV SLO), publishes musicological articles and teaches piano and accompanies at the Grosuplje Music School. Her concerts abroad are supported by Slovenian Embassy and Ministry of Culture. 


Lovorka Nemeš Dular is a musician of broader range, devoted to pianism, pedagogical and musicological activity.

Her musical path lead her from Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak (Ljubljana), Arbo Valdma (Köln), Konstantin Bogino (Bergamo) to Marina Horak  (Ljubljana).

Her wish to comprehend music more deeply led her to graduation from musicology.

She is enthusiastic in discovering rarely performed and new works of music. She is analytical, curious, reveals music from different points of view and often refreshes her interpretations. She loves recording music and collaborating with other musicians.