Chamber Choir Lavirint

Zaječar, Serbia

Željka Aleksić conductor

Tara Aleksić piano accompainment


The Chamber Choir Lavirint was formed in 2001 and performs vocal and vocal-instrumental music of national and foreign composers of different epochs. So far, it has given a large number of public performances and concerts in Serbia, Bulgaria, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Republic of Srpska, Greece, Czech Republic, Montenegro. In 2013 won the Golden diploma in the 4th Venezia Music Festival, Italy. In 2014th Lavirint won Silver diploma at the Sing’n’joy Vienna Choir festival and 29th International Franz Schubert Choir Competition. In July 2016 Labyrinth participated at the 34th International Festival of Choirs in Preveza, Greece and won a bronze medal. Since 2015, Chamber Choir Lavirint organizes and participates in World Choral Day celebration in its hometown and in town of Negotin.

Željka Aleksić, the choir conductor, finished primary music school in Zaječar (accordion and flute). Since 1992 she has led the vocal-instrumental quartet Lavrint, which in 2001 grown into a chamber choir. In 2004 she was awarded with a Medallion for the cultural contribution of the city of Zaječar. She is a physician, doctor of medical sciences, dealing with nuclear medicine and thyroidology.

Zajecar is a town in Eastern Serbia, situated at the confluence of two rivers into a Big Timok river. Zaječar is famous for its nearby archaeological site Gamzigrad with late Roman imperial fortified palace Felix Romuliana, a part of Unesco's World Heritage List and is widely known for "Gitarijada", the oldest music festival of rock bands in the region of South Eastern Europe.


Title Composer Lyrics
Da ti pukne Stefan Gajdov (1905-1992) Folk song
Northern Lights Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978) Song of Solomon
(Religious text)
Sing We and Chant it Thomas Morely (1557-1602) Michael Drayton (1563-1631)
The Cherubic Hymn Irina Denisova (b. 1957) From the Divine Liturgy of
the Holy Orthodox Church
IV Rukovet (IV Garland) Stevan St. Mokranjac (1856-1914) Folk song