Chamber Orchestra of the Jeunesses Musicales Macedonia (JMM)

St. Sophia church


21:00 hrs

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The Chamber Music Orchestra of Macedonia’s music youth “Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar” was founded more than 30 years ago, as the first segment of the Macedonia’s music youth Summer Music Camp in 1986. Today this ensemble is the first and only one of its kind in the region of Southeast Europe. The members are students from the Faculty of Music Arts in Skopje, but it can often meet young musicians from other countries. The Chamber Music Orchestra of Macedonia’s music youth with its performing throughout this period has been imposed as an ensemble with highly professional qualities. Conductors and artistic directors of the orchestra were significant names from the Macedonian music scene – Fimcho Muratovski, Gorjan Korunovski, Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar, Vanja Nikolovski-Gjumar, Miroslav Spasov, Borjan Canev, Bisera Chadlovska, Oleg Kondratenko, but also famous foreign conductors such as Arild Remmereit , Misha Katz, Gianluca Martenengi and others. So far, the orchestra has performed more than 90 concerts, greatly accepted by listeners and critics, and has won national awards and recognitions.


Chamber orchestra of the Jeuneses Musicales Macedonia “Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar”

Artistic director/leader: Oleg Kondratenko




Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Summer from The Seasons

Soloist: Eva Bogoevska, violin


Anton Arensky (1861-1906): Variations on a theme by Tchaikovsky op. 54 no. 5


Béla Bartók (1881-1945): Romanian folk dances Sz.55 BB 68




Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)Summer from The Seasons

Soloist: Bojan Ilkoski, violin


Hélène Blazy: Adagio for strings


Edward Grieg (1843-1907):   Holberg suite op. 40


  1. Praeludium (Allegro vivace)
  2. Sarabande (Andante)
  3. Gavotte (Allegretto)
  4. Air (Andante religioso)
  5. Rigaudon (Allegro con brio)