Gjorgji Cuckovski – Tenor, Deshira Ahmeti-Kerliu, Soprano and Elena Siljanoska, Piano


  1. S.Rachmaninoff – “Я жду тебя!”
  2. S.Rachmaninoff – “Не пой, красавица, при мне”
  3. S.Rachmaninoff – “Хотел бы в единое слово…”
  4. F. Cilea – Aria of Maurizio from the opera Adriana Lecouvreur
  1. G. Puccini – Aria of Mimi from the opera La bohème
  2. G. Puccini – Duet of Rodolfo and Mimi from the opera La Bohème
  3. F. Cilea – Aria of Federico from the opera L’Arlesiana
  4. G. Puccini – Aria of Cavaradossi from the opera Tosca
  5. H. Arlen – Over the rainbow
  6. J. Massenet – Aria of Werther from the opera Werther
  7. F.Lehár – Duet of Hanna and Danilo from the operetta The Merry Widow


Gjorgji Cuckovski – Tenor

He was born in Skopje in 1982.He graduated from the Faculty of Music in Skopje with 10 Cum Laude in the class of the prof. Biljana Jovanovska.In 2006 he was awarded with scholarship by CEE Music Theatre in Vienna, Austria where he specialized in opera singing with the prof. Olivera Miljakovikj.Currently he is completing his master studies in opera singing with Maestro Boris Trajanov at the Goce Delchev University in Shtip, Macedonia.Cuckovski is the first soloist at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet and a professor at the Faculty of Audio-Visual Art – ESRA.In the period between 2010 and 2014 he was a chairman of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet’s Management Board.At the moment he is an Art Director at MOB and Music Selector of Ohrid Summer Festival.

Music critics in Macedonia particularly welcomes his engaged stage effort and “movements that represent the emotional changes followed by the characters”.

His first international appearance was in 2006 in Teatro Comunalle Cosenza – Italy playing the role of Monostatos in Mozart’s “Magic Flute”.In 2006, he participated in concerts in Hamburg and Berlin on the occasion of Days of Macedonian Culture in Germany, as well as in Switzerland, Austria (Vienna Philharmonic – Musikverein, in 2007, participating on a humanitarian concert for the children in Ethiopia, and in 2009 participating on jubilee concert of KMC Olivera Miljakovikj), Albania, Serbia, Bosnia, Russia, Portugal, Germany (concert tour in Frankfurt), Italy (Concert in Medea for the “World Peace” – 2009). Aspendos – Turkey (playing the role of the Duke of Mantua in “Rigoletto” by Verdi in June 2010).

In December, 2010, he played the role of Alfred (Verdy – La Traviata) at the Osaka Opera, Japan.He also played the Swan in Carmina Burana in Beziers, France.In 2012, Cuckovski performed at a concert with the Sliven Philharmonic Orchestra, Bulgaria.In 2013 he performed the role of the Duke of Mantua in “Rigoletto” by Verdi at the National Theatre in Belgrade, Serbia and in Aspendos, Turkey.In 2013, MOB performed gala opera concert in Jakarta, Indonesia in which Cuckovski also appeared.In April, 2014, Cuckovski performed in Bulgaria with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, he sang Mozart’s “Requiem”, while in July, 2014, he was part of two gala concerts with the Dubrovnik Philharmonic Orchestra in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and in November he appeared in Tokyo, Japan performing the “9th Symphony” by L. V. Beethoven. In 2015 he performed in ”Teatro Politeama Greco”– Lecce, Italy and“Teatro Verdi” – Brindisi, Italy playing in 8 plays as Ismail in Nabucco and Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly.In September, 2015, he performed on a large Gala Concert of “Belini Festival” in the Taormina Antique Theatre, Sicily.In the same month he participated in the large Gala Concert “Corean National Art Center” in Seoul, Korea.This 2015, he plays the character Maurizio from Adriana Lecouvreur at the National Opera House in Sofia and the National Opera House in Varna.

Cuckovski also performed in:Serbia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Russia, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Albania, Indonesia, Japan, Croatia, Korea…

His repertoire in the Macedonian Opera and Ballet and abroad contains the roles:Duke of Mantua – “Rigoletto”, Ricardo – “Masked Ball”, Alfred – “La Traviata”, Foresto – “Attila”, Gabriele Adorno – “Simon Boccanegra”, Rodolfo – “La Bohème”, Khalaf – “Turandot”, Luigi – “The Cloak”, Don Jose – “Carmen”, Edgardo – “Lucia di Lammermoor”, Nemorino – “ The Love Potion”, Tamino – “The Magic Flute”, Peter Quint – “The Turn of the Screw”, Dwarf in the eponymous opera, Eisenstein –“The Bat”, Camille de Rossi –“The Merry Widow”, Edwin –“The Riviera Girl”, Swan –“Carmina Burana”, Uriel –“Oratorio”, Timothy in the opera by R. Avramovski –“Lydia from Macedonia”.

Cuckovski performed with eminent foreign conductors such as Gianluca Martinenghi, Valerio Galli…and the great names with whom he shared the stage Daniela Dessi, Giovanna Casolla and Tsvetelina Vassileva.

 Elena Siljanoska was born in 1967 in Russia. She studied at the music high school “Mihail Glinka” in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine) and is a graduate of the Fakulty of Muzik  in Kyev. She got her Master degree in Musical Accompaniment at the Faculty of Music in Skopje in 2008 under the guidance of  professor Jasminka Chakar.

 From 1988 to 1991 she is a member of the Kyev Chamber Choir as a vocal soloist and accompanist. She works as a music teacher in Ukraine and Macedonia and is also a member of the Macedonian Radio TV Choir. As a permanent member of the chamber music studio “Bahus” she takes part in various festivals and concerts of baroque music in Macedonia and abroad (Serbia, Ukraine, Kosovo). Her activity extends to musical and theatrical performances as well, which she composed and performed herself (“The dance of the snowflake” in 2009  and “A letter to the woman” in 2012).

 Since 2000 she works as an accompanist in the Macedonian Opera and Balet and participates in domestic as well as international projects with various opera soloists (“Fall Musical Celebrations”, “ Debar Summer”, “Skopje Summer”, “Ohrid Summer” etc). She is actively engaged in translations of Macedonian prose and poetry in Russian, and manages the Russian folklore ensemble “Chaika”, formed by her.

 Deshira Ahmeti-Kerliu. Soprano      

Born in Debar, Macedonia, has performed in front of audiences since the first grade. She holds a BM degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, Albania, 1998. She also holds a MM degree from the Skopje Academy of Music, Macedonia, 2012.

After her studies, she establishes herself at the Macedonian National Opera House where she becomes one of the soloists debuting in the role of  Micaela, Carmen by G. Bizet. She continues to work with big success performing the roles of Pamina, Die ZauberfloteNedda, Pagliacci by R. Leoncavallo, Santuza, Cavaleria Rusticana by P. Mascagni, Liu, Turandot  by G.Puccini, Leonora in La Forza del Destino by G. Verdi, Santuzza, Cavalleria Rusticana by P. Mascagni, Antonia  Les contes d’Hoffman by J. Offenbach. At the National Opera House of Albania she performed the role of Donika in the Opera Skënderbeu by Prenk Jakova.

Equally comfortable in concert settings, Ameti has performed in many recitals & concerts in Skopje with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Macedonia as well as the

Orchestra of the National Opera House of Macedonia under the button of the well known Albanian conductor Aleksander Lekaj. In Tirana with the National Radio Television Orchestra. In Kosovo with Philharmonic Orchestra of Prishtina. Also Concerts  in Hamburg & Berlin, Germany. Split & Sibenik, Croatia. Tel Aviv, Israel. Ravenna, Italy. New York, as well as concerts with the world renowned Albanian soprano Inva Mula accompanied by the Albanian Philharmonic Orchestra  in Tirana and Skopje, as well as in the USA at the famous Town Hall in the heart of  NYC, Time Square. She has performed in Toronto and Montreal, Canada.

 – She has participated in Master-class with the world renowned soprano Raina Kabainvanska in Bulgaria.

In 2010 she becomes the Chairwoman of the Albanian Organization of Artists & Musicians of Macedonia (AOAMM) and she still actively contributes with the promotion of the Albanian musical culture.



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