The illyria consort
Bojan Cicic founded The Illyria Consort, formerly known as Suonar Cantando, to explore rare repertoire of the 17th and 18th centuries. The group has recently appeared at the Korkyra Baroque Festival and the Antwerp Laus Polyphoniae Festival with a programme of 16th and 17th-century Adriatic music, and has also toured Holland and Belgium extensively, performing baroque music from Vienna and Venice.
In 2014, The Illyria Consort presented "Treasures of the Monastery" at the Utrecht Early Music Festival, performing violin sonatas kept in manuscript form in the library of the Minorite monastery in Vienna.
In January 2015, the group traveled to Ghent to present a programme entitled "Sounds of Imperial Vienna". In the summer of 2015, The Illyria Consort performed Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico at the Festival de Sablé. In 2017 their debut recording of Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli Sonate da camera vol. 1-6 achieved 5 star reviews in BBC Music Magazine, Diapason and the Gramophone. Later that year, it was a winner of Presto Recordings of the Year award by Presto Classical.