Bojan Ilkoski, violin
Dino Imeri, piano
L. van Beethoven: Sonata for violin and piano No. 8 in G major, op. 30, No. 3
F. Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, Op.2
C. Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op. 28
Z. Kodály: Three Hungarian Dances
E. Ysaÿe: Rêve d’enfant, op. 14
H. Wieniawski: Scherzo-Tarantelle, op. 16
C. Debussy: La plus que lente
P. de Sarasate: Zigeunerweizen, Op. 20
M. Ravel: Pièce en forme de Habanera
K. Petrovski/ D. Imeri: Igraorna fantazija
Bojan Ilkoski began studying the violin at the Ilija Nikolovski-Luj School of Musical Arts in Skopje when he was seven years old. His first teacher was Rumen Dimitriev. He went on to graduate from the Faculty of Music (FMU) in Skopje, where he studied with Oleg Kondratenko. He has given successful solo concerts in Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania. He has also performed with the Macedonian Philharmonic, the FMU Symphony Orchestra and the FMU Soloists Chamber Orchestra. He gave his first solo recital in 2009 at the Daut Pasha Hammam Gallery. He is a member of the Jeunesses Musicales Macedonia Chamber Orchestra, with which he has had the opportunity to work with artists such as Gabriel Kameda, Miša Katz, Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar, Dijana Ilkoski and Kokan Dimuševski, among others. He has performed at the Ohrid Summer, Bitola Summer, Interfest and Skopje Summer festivals. He has recently become a member of the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and the FAME’S Orchestra.
Dino Imeri is one of the finest Macedonian pianists currently active. He is known for his work in classical music and in several other genres. He has performed to great public and critical acclaim with the Strasbourg Philharmonic, Macedonian Philharmonic, Sofia Philharmonic, FMU Symphony Orchestra, Macedonian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and JMM Chamber Orchestra. He has given recitals at numerous prestigious European venues and festivals including the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb (Croatia), Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt (Austria), Lisztzentrum Raiding (Austria), Piano-Plage Festival in Ouistreham (France), Ohrid Summer, Skopje Summer and Interfest Bitola. He has worked with many leading musicians, including conductors Nayden Todorov, Emil Tabakov, Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar, Borjan Canev, Dijana Imeri Ilkoska, Josep Vicent, singers Ana and Igor Durlovski, Blagoj Nacoski, Libuse Santorisova, Aleksey Shapovalov, Luigi Schifano, Biljana Josifov, instrumentalists Vlatko Stefanovski, Adi Imeri, Bojan Ilkoski, Marija Vrshkova, etc. He is the recipient of a Mother Teresa Award for his humanitarian work and is a Laureate of the Tomislav Zografski Foundation. He has won numerous national and international prizes, including a prestigious Virtuosi award. Since 2019 he has been an associate professor at the Faculty of Music in Skopje, where he teaches piano, chamber music, piano in context and accompaniment.