OPENING CEREMONY
IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET
Art Director: Gedeminas Taranda
Honorable president: Maija Plisetzkaya
CARMEN
Music: Bizet - Schedrin
Choreography: A. Alonso
BOLERO
Music: M. Ravel
Choreography: N. Androsov
With participation of MOB, Macedonia


“Imperial Russian Ballet” was created in April 1994 by soloist of Bolshoi Theatre Gedeminas Taranda and soloist of Igor Moiseyev’ Folk Dance company Nikolai Anokhine on an initiative of famous Russian ballerina Maija Plisetzkaya. She became a honorable president of the ballet.
This company consists of 40 artists from the best ballet schools of Russia (Moscow, Sankt Petersburg, Perm).
“Imperial Russian ballet” company is a member of European Cultural Center in Moscow under patronize of European Parliament. Gedeminas Taranda is one of the founders of European Cultural Center.
The ballet toured in many countries : Japan, Spain, Austria, Finland, Portugal, Brazil, Uruguay, Germany, France, Finland, Italy, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Israel.
The repertoire of the ballet includes the following performances: ”Nutcracker”, “Swan lake”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Giselle”, “Don Quixote”, “Chopiniana”, “Carmen”, “Petrushka”, “Tango Novella”, and with participation of Maija Plisetzkaya : “ Acedora”, “ Bolero”, “Wagner”, “Fawn”.

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THEATER ”BELI” ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
“CRIME AND PUNISHMENT“ - (F. M. Dostoevski)
Director: K. Raim




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PIANO DUO
RENATA AND IGOR ARDASHEV,
CZECH REPUBLIC
(Dvorak, Zouhar, Smetana)



Igor Ardashev, indisputably ranks alongside the most distinguished representatives of the up-and-coming generation of European pianists.
He was born in Brno, in 1967 and graduated at Brno Conservatory and Janacek Academy of music. He has been winning awards since his youth (Smetana contest, Concertino Praga competition, Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow, Maria Callas competition in Athens, Brussels Queen Elizabeth competition and others). He has performed number of successful recitals and concerts in Europe, America and Japan . He has also made exquisite recordings both solo projects (Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Beethoven, Dvorzak…), and piano duet versions (Slavonic dances of Dvorzak with Renata Ardashevova)
Renata Ardashevova, the wife and artistic partner of Igor Ardashev, graduated at Ostrava Conservatory and Janacek Academy of music and attended various international courses. While still a student, due to her original talent, she won the first prize at six contests in her home country (among which the Chopin international competition) and the Gordon Trust prize from the international contest in Glasgow.

14.07.2006

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BRYAN FERRY AND ROXY MUSIC

14.07.2006

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THEATAR OF MUSIC AND POETRY
ELENA KAMBUROVA,
MOSCOW, RUSSIA
“ABSINTHE” - Concert - hallucination
Directed by, stage and plastics: Ivan Popovski
Music composition: Oleg Sinkin

“ABSINTHE” - Concert - hallucination
The orchestra and the vocal ensemble is performing music of
Debussy, Ravel, Faure, Alegri, Pizzigoni, …
…Fantastic dance of the music, poetry and illumination, altogether…



15.07.2006

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THEATER OF MUSIC AND POETRY
ELENA KAMBUROVA, MOSCOW, RUSSIA
“BAKHTALE DROMENSA” “SCHASTLIVIE DOROGI“
(Poem - Rhapsody based on the motives of the poem “Gypsies” of A. S. Pushkin)
Director: Zoja Buzalkovska

This orchestra and vocal ensemble plays and sings traditional gypsy music from Russia, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, Moldavia, Germany as well as Ravel’s Tzigane and compositions of Oleg Sinkin.
Macedonian directors are continuing to reveal the Russian poetry to the Russian viewer. The astonishment from the Adventure of Ivan Popovski has been alive for 10 years so far… And now, Zoja Buzalkovska has presented to the audience Pushkin whom we have never known, we have never heard…



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IRINA EVDOKIMOVA,
actor, Theater of music and poetry E. Kamburova, Moscow, Russia
MONODRAMA: “NOBODY” - Nina Berberova
Director: Vladimir Mihelson


16.07.2006

20

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W. A. MOZART - 250 YEARS FROM HIS BIRTH
REQUIEM
Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir of MOB, Macedonia
Soloists:
Slavica Petrovska - Galic, soprano
Iva Mrvosh, mezzosoprano, Serbia
Armaldo Klogieri, tenor, Albania
Igor Durlovski, bass
Conductor: Darinka Matic - Marovic, Srbija


17.07.2006

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FRANCESCO NICOLOSI, PIANO, ITALY
(Scarlatti, Cimarosa, Mozart, Liszt)

Francesco Nicolosi
He is one of the most distinguished pianists of the Italian tradition.
He has played with prestigious orchestras in some of the most famous concerts halls in the world.
The authoritative critic and musicologist Paolo Isotta (from Corriere della Sera) has written the following about him: …listening to him playing is enough to remind us that no one can match his ability to draw out the legato qualities of a keyboards instrument…he has acquired a reputation as one of our greatest living pianists...


18.07.2006

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MARIJA GJOSHEVSKA, PIANO, MACEDONIA
(Chopin, Schubert, Skriabin)

Marija Gjosevska graduated and got master’s degree at the FMU in Skopje in prof Boris Romanov’s class.
Marija Gjosevska has won many awards among which are the following: fi rst prize on several national piano competitions, third prize on the international competition “Nikolai Rubinstein”, Paris, France. She was also a fi nalist of the piano competition “Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte” in Czech Republic, and “Giovani Pianisti”, Italy.
Since 2004 she teaches at the Faculty of music art in Skopje (FMU).



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