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36th Skopje Summer 2015 closes

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Skopje Summer 2015 will close Friday evening in Suli An with a concert by chamber orchestra of the Macedonian Music Youth conducted by Elena Mitrevska.

The programme includes works by Eduard Toldra, Johannes Brahms, Bela Bartok and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

The orchestra represents the very first segment of the Summer Music Camp, founded in 1986 and since then it has involved more than 500 orchestra musicians, choirs and vocal soloists, conductors and assistant conductors, pedagogues.

Traditionally the orchestra performs every year at the Ohrid Summer Festival, but also at many other national festivals and abroad. The ensemble, first of its kind on the Balkans, became an important part of Macedonian music culture, performing at an extremely high level. So far, the orchestra has given more than 100 public performances and is the recipient of various national music awards.

The 36th Skopje Summer Festival opened June 20 with the premiere of “Sleeping Beauties”, ballet choreographed by Sasa Evtimova, at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. Skopje Summer offered diverse programme held at 26 open stages in Skopje in the past 40 days.