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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Sting at the City Stadium in Macedonia

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Sting
City Stadium
Skopje, Macedonia
June 2, 2019

It seems that singer Sting's concerts here in this part of the world border on the miraculous. Just a few days since he kicked out his new world tour in support of his new album My Songs he visited Skopje for a stadium ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Simon Kiselicki

Simon Kiselicki (pronounced Simon Kiselichki, Macedonian Cyrillic: Симон Киселички; born October 25, 1974) is a Macedonian jazz pianist, composer and arranger. He is considered "one of the most important personalities of the Macedonian jazz scene", known for his solo and group work as the Simon Kiselicki group, as well as his work in Macedonian bands Klerzo and La Colonie Volvox, and his contributions across Europe and the Balkans. Kiselicki is also one of the first musicians who brought jazz music to Macedonian stages and clubs, at the start of the 90s. As a child, Simon's first acquaintance with music was through the drums, but later showed prevailing interest in the piano

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bryan Ferry at the Macedonian Philharmonic Hall, Macedonia 2018

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Bryan Ferry
Macedonian Philharmonic Hall
Skopje, Macedonia
September 9, 2018

Everything about Bryan Ferry's grand performance at the Macedonian Philharmonic Hall seemed to revolve around style and presentation. The Philharmonic Hall was dimly lit and filled with smoke, effects trying to achieve a certain after-hours intimacy. Ferry's backup singers and the ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Skopje Cinema City Film Festival Fourth Edition Set For June 6-10 At Cinematheque Of Macedonia--Focus On Jazz

Skopje Cinema City Film Festival Fourth Edition Set For June 6-10 At Cinematheque Of Macedonia--Focus On Jazz

Taking place in Skopje, Macedonia, and now in its fourth year, the Skopje Cinema City (SCC) is a film festival dedicated solely to screening music documentaries. The program consists of documentaries that treat the subject of music in unique and creative ways. As such, it takes the best from the worlds of films and music to ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Vlatko Stefanovski's performance at the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra's Concert Hall 2018

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Vlatko Stefanovski
Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra's Hall
Skopje, Macedonia
17 March 2018

As a musician, guitarist Vlatko Stefanovski has always excelled in any format (and genre) known to people--from duos, trios, quartets to big bands and major world-class philharmonic orchestras, and his performance at the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra's Hall showed his ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Kraftwerk's performance at Macedonia’s Boris Trajkovski Hall

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Kraftwerk
Boris Trajkovski Hall
Skopje, Macedonia
February 27, 2018

Definitely, we live in a world that was envisioned and shaped by the music and aesthetic created by the German band Kraftwerk. Ever since this enigmatic collective rose to popularity in the mid-'70s, it went to fashion a pure electronic aesthetic ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Fred Frith's solo performance at the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra's Concert Hall

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Fred Frith
The Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra's Concert Hall
Skopje, Macedonia
February 21, 2018

Nothing about guitarist Fred Frith's quiet demeanor as he walks on stage towards his guitar would give any indication of what will follow soon and where he will take the music and the audience with him. And during ...

ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Nenad Georgievski's Best Releases of 2017

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When you think of all of the music that comes your way in a single year's time, all attempts to compile an all-encompassing or comprehensive list seems to be difficult attempt. 2017 was a year full of work, travels, books, writing, achievements and plenty of music and new people. The list here presents some of the ...

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Sting at Boris Trajkovski Sports Hall in Skopje, Macedonia

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Sting
Boris Trajkovski Sports Hall
Skopje, Macedonia
October 15, 2017

The “Boris Trajkovski" sports hall in Skopje witnessed a show as great as any in his illustrious career from the legendary musician and songwriter. Nevertheless, the attentive, full-capacity crowd who turned out witnessed something special. The gig in ...

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The Chick Corea Elektric Band at the Metropolis Arena, Macedonia 2017

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Chick Corea Elektric Band
Metropolis Arena
Skopje, Macedonia
July 2, 2017

At 76, keyboardist and pianist Chick Corea is still a force to be reckoned with in any way creatively. He has been one of jazz's most prolific artists who have continued an upward trajectory with a plethora ...