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Macedonian Philharmonic celebrates 65th anniversary


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Concert of the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra in the Army Hall on Thursday evening marks the 65th anniversary from its establishment.

Macedonian Philharmonic OrchestraJanusz Przybylski from Poland is the conductor, whereas Macedonian culture ambassador to Austria, pianist Elena Misirkova-Loza will perform as soloist. The program includes Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Vlastimir Nikolovski and Symphony No.5 by P.I. Tchaikovsky.

The Macedonian Philharmonic was established only days after the liberation of Skopje on November 24th, 1944 and after more than six decades remains the only symphonic orchestra in the country.

First conductors of the orchestra were Macedonian composers Todor Skalovski and Trajko Prokopiev, who were succeeded by a number of established Macedonian and foreign conductors.

Besides regular performances in the country, the Macedonian Philharmonic has toured in Central and South America, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, France, Poland, former USSR, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro.

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