The concert “ZJM Jazz Orchestra plays the BEATLES” will take place at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet on November 26th at 8 pm. The concert includes performances of compositions by the famous Beatles but this time with jazz arrangements by Alan Bejlok, Mike Kraut and Mike Holober, giving them different and more complex overtones. The concert will include famous songs like “Can’t buy me love”, “Get Back”, “Hard Day’s Night”, “Hey Jude”, “Lady Madonna” and many others. Conductor is Sigi Feigl (Austria).
ZJM Jazz Orchestra, which has existed since the formation of the Association of free jazz musicians and artists, is composed of 17 relatively young Macedonian jazz musicians that have built music careers in the country and beyond, playing in different bands. This will be their first introduction to the Macedonian audience in this composition and the Austrian conductor Sigi Feigl is called especially for this occasion. Sigi Feigl teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz and for many years worked with Big Band compositions across Europe.
Tickets can be obtained at the box office in MOB, 02/3118 451 and online at www.mob.mk.
With the ballet spectacle "Cleopatra" prima ballerina Aleksandra Mijalkova marks the 25th anniversary of her artistic activity. This is a world premiere of the ballet at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet, choreographed by Vasily Medvedev(Russia), and the music is specially written for this show by Neria Cepaite Goldberg (Lithuania), libretto: Yana Temiz (Turkey),conductor: Bisera Chadlovska, stage and costume design by Pavol Juras (Slovakia), and Stanislav Feco (Czech Republic)is assistant choreographer.
In the role of Mark is principal dancer Boban Kovacevski, Caesar is Vasil Chichijashvili (Georgia), Octavia is Marija Kicevska-Shokarovska, The Snake is Mimi Pop Aleksova-Atanasovska, Octavian - Kiro Pavlov and Apollodoros - Doychin Dochev (Bulgaria). For this performance the whole ensemble of ballet, choir and opera is engaged.
The ballet will have performances on November 23rd, November 25th and December 14th at 8 pm.
Tickets can be obtained at the box office of MOB, +3892/ 3118 451, or online at www.mob.mk.
Macedonian Opera and Ballet since the beginning of this season, in the renovated salon and MOB Lobby continues the beautiful practice for performances of local and guest soloists with recitals and concerts. On Friday, October 28th in the lobby of MOB a concert titled “VIVE LA FRANCE!” will be held with The Pearls of the French opera treasury. The concert will feature leaders of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet: Vesna Ginovska-Ilkova-soprano, baritone Boris Trajanov and Gjorgi Cuckovski-tenor.
They will be accompanied by the orchestra of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. Concert master is Kliment Todorovski, director Dejan Proshev and conductor - Bisera Chadlovska.
Another premiere in MOB is happening on October 25th at 8pm. The great story about the victory of youth and love Gioachino Rossini’s opera “The Barber of Seville” is directed by Ursula Horner (Austria). Conductor is Gianluca Martinenghi (Italy). The next performance is on October 27th at 8 pm.
The story is set in Seville. Rosina is a young girl who is in love with Count Almaviva. The young and handsome Count sings daily under Rosina’s window in hope to get close to her. But Rosina is watched over by old Dr. Bartolo, who wants to marry her and does not let you out of the house. Figaro, Bartolo’s personal barber, helps Rosina and Almaviva get to know each other, representing Almaviva as a singing teacher. While Figaro shaves Bartolo, Rosina and Almaviva agree on their future. To Figaro helps Rosina and Almaviva fulfill their love oath and brings a registrar and witnesses. At the moment the wedding takes place, the old Bartoli must accept the victory of youth and love.
Tickets are on sale at the MOB bow office 02/3118 451 and online: www.mob.mk.
Figaro: Marijan Jovanoski
Rosina :Jelena Koncar (Srbija)
Count Almaviva : Blagoj Nacoski
Basilio : Vladimir Sazdovski
Bartolo : Nebojsa Babic (Srbija)
Berta : Nikolina Janevska
Fiorello : Kristijan Antovski
Ambrogio: Sasa Smilevski
Ass. Director: Ljupka Jakimovska
Set designer: Marija Veteroska
Costume designer: Marija Pupuchevska
Concert master:Verica Lambevska
Ass. Chorus Master :Gjurgjica Dashikj, Jasmina Gjorgjeska
Piano Accompanists :Elena Siljanoska, Janinka Nevcheva , Andreja Naunov
The Macedonian Opera and Ballet on October 22nd starting at 8 pm, at the Army Hall will hold a concert with the Italian guest clarinet player Giampiero Sobrino. Guest of the concert is Macedonian opera singer Slavica Galic Petrovska. The audience will have an opportunity to enjoy an interesting program, consisted of classical works by Gaetano Donizetti and Mozart: D. Donizetti - "Concertino b flat major" - for clarinet and orchestra, C. A. Mozart - Motet "Exsultate" performing Slavica Galic Petrovska, J.. Verdi / L. Bass - "Fantasia da Rigolleto" - for clarinet and orchestra, C. A. Mozart - La Clemenca di Tito - aria "Parto, Parto ....", performing Slavica Galic Petrovska and Giampiero Sobrino (Italy). They will be accompanied by the orchestra of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. Concert Master is Verica Lambevska, directed by Dejan Proshev and conductor: Bisera Chadlovska.