Event Details

  • When: Saturday, 03 February 2018
  • Dates: Saturday 3rd February

    Times: 8.00pm - 10.00pm

    Event Tickets:  General Admission £12 (Concessions £8)

    Where: Ruskin Hall, Emerson College, Forest Row, RH18 5JX

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PERFORMANCE: Re-positioning the Arts in Society

PERFORMANCE: Re-positioning the Arts in Society

A celebratory evening with Miha Pogacnik and Adriana von Runic 

Miha and Adriana will share their lifetime experience through music and story. At the opening of the celebration Adriana will invite everybody to sing with her the “world peace song” and in the course of the event share her global experience, focusing especially on China (www.adrianaflute.net ). Miha celebrates 44 years since the first concert at Emerson which led to over 200 Idriart festivals, performing in over 100 cathedrals including Chartres and the Cheops pyramid and working with global brands on music-based leadership strategy (www.mihavision.com ).


About the performers

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Miha Pogacnik is a celebrity speaker, leadership resonance expert, violinist, visionary, inventor and cultural ambassador.

His life has been marked by social innovations, including creaton of over 200 intercultural festivals in crisis areas of the world, and in the course of last 20 years working with leadership of over 100 global companies, appearing at the World Economic Forum in Davos and China and the European Economic Forum in Alpbach, Austria, as well as in different Agencies of the UN.

His latest social creation in progress is the European Regional Development Model TERRA PARZIVAL in Slovenia.

He also teaches at business schools including HARVARD, IEDC , INSEAD, IMD, IESE Barcelona, CEIBS Shanghai, THNK Amsterdam, Berlin School of Creative Leadership and Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo.


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Adriana von Runic is a professional flautist and educator. She graduated as a bachelor of music from Munich Richard-Strauss-Conservatorium. Adriana is a master student of Sir James Galway and Irena Grafenauer. Her love for music started at an early age inspired by her pianist mother. Adriana made her solo debut at the age of 16 in Munich, Germany playing the Haydn flute concerto.

Since then Adriana has been performing and teaching in Europe, Australia and Asia. Her repertoire reaches from classical, early music to contemporary future music. Adriana has been part of symphony orchestras and ensembles performing a varies of styles: Rock, Jazz, Celtic, Gypsy, Kletzmer and Sufi.

Her colourful and rich experience in music and teaching has been shared with her global audience and students.