GJORGJI CINCIEVSKI – (Malta)
Artistic Director and Organiser
Born in Skopje, Macedonia, since 2010, Gjorgji is the Principal Double bass player with Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has finished his undergraduate and postgraduate studies with full honors and distinction, in the class of Prof. Jiri Hudec, at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK and since has performed with some of the most prestigious and world leading orchestras as well as collaborating with some of the leading musicians of today.
Gjorgji has taken part in many prestigious festivals around the world and apart from being an active solo performer and working at the Malta Philharmonic, he has continued with his educational work and has held numerous master classes and workshops in UK, Germany, Poland, France, Latvia, Cuba, Italy, Sicily, Thailand, China and Malta.
In his constant strive into enriching the double bass repertoire, he has done many successful transcriptions for the double bass, some of which have been awarded, including J. S. Bach “Goldberg Variation”, S. Rachmaninov”, Elegy Op.3 No.1” J. Brahms Piano Trio in Op.8, D. Popper “Requiem” Op.66 for three cellos and piano, H. Casadesus “ Concerto in the style of J.C. Bach” and others.
Some of these transcriptions have been lately published by Hofmeister Editions, awarded and being distributed and sold worldwide.
His most recent recording from his own transcription from J.S. Bach “ Goldberg Variations” for string trio has been hailed and described by music critics and music scholars as “astonishing successful effort that will leave mark in the world music history” and as “music to the music lovers for the benefit of their souls”.
Since 2014 Gjorgji has become artist to be endorser by Pirastro strings.
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MICHELLE SCICLUNA – (Malta)
Managing Director and Organiser
Is the Sub Principal Double bass player at the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra.
Apart from being a fully qualified teacher, Michelle holds a BA Hons in Music and MMus in Doublebass Performance passed with highest honors.
She takes active part in an education project between Malta and the Philippines teaching children the double bass.
Apart from her educational work and MPO activities she is very active as chamber music performer with a special interest in Baroque Period Performances and she is the principal double bass player at the Valletta International Baroque Ensemble.
Ms. Scicluna is known as expert on working with complete beginners as well as period performance.
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