|Skopje Summer - Weekend with German Musicians
(Dnevnik, 18.07.2003) - A concert of Newpinger et Orchestra Europe, an ethno-jazz band in Nurenberg, Germany will be held at the Skopje Fortress at 10.00 p.m. today. “Small Skopje Chronicle” is the film directed by Aleksandar Gurcinov which will be screened at the Museum Cinema Cafe within the City of Skopje Museum at 9.00 p.m. today. It is about a documentary with pictures from 1963 earthquake and normalization of life in Skopje. Bosnian Oscar-winning “No Man’s Land” by director Denis Tanovic will be projected after the documentary.
Tomorrow evening (10.30 p.m.) is reserved for Arkata Chamber Orchestra in Stuttgart under the conductorship of Patrik Schtrub at Kursumli An. “Arkata is a young chamber orchestra with 19 young professional string instrument players, who have played in 500 concerts in Europe, Central America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand together with their founder Schtrub. Schtrub has been engaged as a conductor of the Macedonian Philharmonic for three years.
The film programme of the Skopje Summer will show Britain’s “Iris” at the Museum at 9.00 p.m. tomorrow and the day after. Directed by Richard Air, the film stars Kate Winslet, Judy Dench, and Jim Brodbent, the winner of Oscar for his role in “Iris” last year. The film had two Oscar nominations.
A short documentary, “Meeting Solidarity” by Aleksandar Gurcinov will follow the projections. The documentary is a part of the City of Skopje programme for marking the 40th anniversary of the 1963 disastrous earthquake.