WOMEN YOUTH CHOIR
Choir Studio “RUSTICO”, MACEDONIA
Conductor: Zapro Zaprov
(J. Kukuzel, A. Badev, S. Mokranjac, D. Bortnjanski,
Z. Zaprov, R. Avramovski, I. Kuljeric)
Zapro Zaprov was born in 1947. He graduated on FMU - Skopje and acquired master’s degree in choral conducting in the class of eminent choral conductor Darinka Matic - Marovic in Belgrade. He composes and arranges choral and music for children as well as other type of music. He is an author of over 100 works and recipient of 99 top awards and prizes (47 international and 42 national), among which is the prize 11 October for special contribution in the culture and art.
Sine 1973 he has been working continuously and achieved great successes with the followings choruses: children choruses “Izvorce” and “Razvigorce”, Women youth chorus”, Women chorus “Rustico” that exist within the choral studio “Rustico” that is founded by him.
He has realised over 2500 concerts in our country and throughout the world, over 1000 minutes of audio and video recordings, many shows for the music production of MRTV, 7 seminars in Macedonia, Bulgaria and Japan covering the pedagogical music activity. He is also a member of many professional juries from the fi eld of education, culture and music .
FLAMENCO CAMERATTA , SPAIN
MACEDONIAN NATIONAL THEATER
“ONE NIGHT WITH SKILLED WOMEN OF MOLIERE”, premiere
Translation: Vlada Uroshevic
Director: Dean Damianovski
Scenography: Filip Jovanovski
Costumes: Emilia Ivanovska Atanasovska
Music: Oliver Josifovski
Choreography: Gordana Dean Pop - Hristova
Cast: Vladimir Svetiev, Mimi Tanevska, Nikolina Kujacha, Sashka Dimitrovska, Iskra Veterova - Slavenska, Emil Ruben, Marina Popankova, Igor Stojchevski, Alexandar Mikic, Vladimir Endrovski, Kiril Korunovski, Katerina Shehtanska - Lakovska i Saso Ristovski
SHOSTAKOVICH STRING QUARTET, RUSSIA
Andrey Shishlov - 1st violin
Sergey Pishugin - 2nd violin
Fedor Belugin - viola
Alexander Korchagin - cello
Soloist - guets: Darko Brlek - clarinet, Slovenia
(Borodin, Ravel, Mozart, Shostakovich)
One of the most renown in the world , the leading Russia ‘s Shostakovich String Quartet was founded in 1966. The artists won an international reputation after winning third prize at International Competition in Munich in 1970, and the first prize at Leo Weiner International Competition in Budapest in 1973.
Filling greatest affi nity with Dmitry Shostakovich music, these artists play all his fi fteen quartets, two peaces for string quartet, piano quintet and two peaces for octet. In 1979 the ensemble was officially designated Shostakovich String Quartet.
CHINA BROADCASTING CHINESE ORCHESTAR
(Chinese traditional music)
Founded in 1949, the China Broadcasting Chinese orchestra (CBCO) is the most successful and influential in China.
This orchestra is widely recognized as one of the world’s most unique orchestras with its self-styled instrumental arrangement and restoration of ancient musical instruments. Its four instrumental sections (bowed string, plucked string, wind and percussion) use some of the China’s oldest musical instruments.
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF
MACEDONIAN MUSIC YOUTH
Conductor: Sasha Nikolovski - Gjumar
Soloist:Gjorgji Dimcevski, violin, Macedonia
(Haendel, Bach, Mendelssohn, Mozart, S. Saens, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky,
Prokofi ev, Schnittke, Heindrih)
LEB I SOL
Vlatko Stefanovski - guitar and vocals
Bodan Arsovski - bass
Nikola Dimusevski - keyboards
Garabet Tavitijan on drums
INBAL MEGIDDO, CELLO, ISRAEL
Daniel Gortler, piano, Israel
(Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Pergolesi, Chopin, Stushevsky)
Israeli cellist Inbal Megiddo began her cello classes at the age of two, and gave her fi rst performances a year later. She recently completed her Artist’s diploma at Yale University. Maestro Zubin Mehta describes her as an extremely talented musician. She received many prizes and awards, and has been a recipient of the America Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship, under the patronage of Isaac Stern, since the age of six.
BORIS TRAJANOV WITH FRIENDS
Marjan Nikolovski, tenor, Macedonia
Aleksandar Stefanovski , bass , Macedonia
Piano collaboration: Darko Marinovski, Macedonia
(Verdi, Donizetti, Haendel)
Koichiro Matsuura, Director - General of UNESCO, will name Macedonian opera singer Boris Trajanov UNESCO Artist for Peace on February 24 during a ceremony at Organization Headquarters. Boris Trajanov receives the honour in recognition of his commitment to “defending humanist values and promoting dialogue among cultures and civilizations.”
The baritone performed in more than 550 operas in Europe, America and Africa over the past 17 years and has played more than 35 leading roles, notably in Tosca, Nabucco, Rigoletto, Macbeth, Aпda, La Traviata, Madame Butterfl y, Lucia di Lammermoor.
SUMMER OF FRANCOPHONY
BAYOKANI COMPANY, AFRICA
HAMLET (INSPIRED FROM W. SHAKESPEARE)
Adapted and directed by H. S. Limbvani