Drago Ivanuša is a composer of film and theatre music, a pianist and
He is one of the most active Slovene composers. Since 1991, he has written
the music for around 130 theatre and dance performances, and 23 films, as
well as many independent compositions for chamber groups and orchestra.
He has worked with some of the best Slovene directors and choreographers.
He has nurtured his love of theatre since when he was young and attended
the Maribor Conservatory of Music and Ballet, watched performances and
learned in the Theatre Studio. Ivanuša typically performs his music live; his
other notable characteristics are sound interventions and strong dramaturgic
features that often place his music in the centre of staged performances.
When in the Nineties Slovene cinematography experienced a renaissance, he
began working with film directors, helping them create a number of
internationally awarded films