After completing his theology studies in Ljubljana , he went on to study composition at the local music college, which he also successfully completed. He has lived in Vienna since 1976 , where he works as a composer, conductor and hospital chaplain. Ipavec mainly writes works for large choirs (oratorios, masses, etc.), but also symphonies and operas.
On December 4, 2006 he was awarded the Golden Decoration of Honor of the Republic of Austria .
- Zlatorog (Opera)
- The Way of the Cross
- Missa populorum
- Fonte d'Amore (Oratorio on Francis of Assisi )
- Let my nightingale sing (oratorio on the Slovenian poet Simon Gregorčič )
- Ad Missam in Agris (Oratorio on Saints Benedict and Bernhard , 1998)
- Tomaž Faganel: Ipavec, Avgust. In: Oesterreichisches Musiklexikon . Online edition, Vienna 2002 ff., ISBN 3-7001-3077-5 ; Print edition: Volume 2, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 2003, ISBN 3-7001-3044-9 .
- Biography (slovenian)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Slovenian-Austrian composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1940|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Gorizia|