DAYS OF MACEDONIAN CULTURE IN THE USA OPENED
vents in the area of music, fine art and film will be the parts of the first Days of the Macedonian Culture in the United States opening in Chicago this evening with a concert of Simon Trpceski. The event is organized by the Macedonian Ministry of Culture and runs through 26 November. Besides Chicago, it is taking place in New York and Washington.
The Ministry says that the goal of the project is to present the Macedonian culture in all its spheres in the most dignified manner. To be sure, to present Macedonian representative artists on the American Continent is a good move in approximation of the two countries in the area of culture. The event is planned to take place in different countries every year with Ukraine being the selection for next year.
Expectedly, the Macedonian music will be presented in the United States with concerts of Simon Trpceski that will also take place (besides this evening’s) on 13, 14 and 15 November together with the prestigious Chicago Symphonic Orchestra. Trpceski will play the most popular concertos for piano from the classical music literature such as Concerto 1 by Tchaikovsky.
The Macedonian music will also be presented through concerts of a master of folk instrument, Dragan Dautovski and opera singers, baritone Boris Trajanov and bass Aleksandar Stefanovski to the piano accompaniment of Darko Marinkovski. Their concert will take place in Washington on 25 November, and besides arias and duets by Giusepe Verdi and a few Napolitan arias, composition by Macedonian authors will be performed.
As for presentation of fine art, an exhibition of the Macedonian art will be opened at the National Gallery of Macedonia on 17 November. “Macedonian modern Art” will present paintings, sculptures and objects by Macedonian prominent artists - Tome Adzievski, Jovan Sumkovski, Zaneta Vangeli, Antoni Maznevski, Stanko Pavleski, Blagoja Manevski and Resat Ameri. A solo exhibition by Dimce Isajlovski will also open at the Embassy in Washington on 24 November within the art presentation of Macedonia.