Živa Ploj Peršuh strongly believes in the importance of passing the knowledge and the skills in the arts, especially in classical music of all periods and genres.
She is gathering world most versatile and recognised musicians around her in Ljubljana where she is the key personality, founder and artistic director of the activities of the Ljubljana International Orchestra, Academy BSA and the platform European Career Center for Artists Triple Bridge.
Partners and supporting partners for the programmes are Music Academies and Institutions from 20 European Countries.
To support the idea of connecting with the EU, to encourage spirit and diverse practice and to explore possibilities for the young musicians and music works, she has involved with different projects. These have been supported by EU Creative Europe: Connecting through Music with MIO2012 for Maribor European Capital of Europe in 2012, Music up close network with Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia di Roma and Side by side – R(oyal) C(oncertgebouw) O(rchestra) meets Europe.
She enjoys working on projects that provide with flexibility and focus on an interdisciplinary approach.