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Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)  Etude op. 10 no. 9

Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)    Polonaise in F sharp Minor, op. 44
Scherzo in C sharp Minor, op. 39


Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881) “Tableaux d’une Exposition” (“Pictures from an Exhibition”)

–  Promenade
–  Gnomus
–  Promenade
–  Il vecchio castello (The Old Castle)
–  Promenade
–  Tuileries – Dispute d’enfants après jeux (Dispute between Children at Play)
–  Bydlo (The Cattle)
–  Promenade
–  Ballet de Pussins dans leurs coques (Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks)
–  Samuel Goldenberg et Schmuÿle (Two Jews: Rich and Poor)
–  Promenade
–  Limoges. Le marchè (The Market at Limoges)
–  Catacombæ. Sepulchrum romanum (The Catacombs)
–  Con mortuis in lingua mortua (…with the Dead in a Dead Language…)
–  La Cacabane de la Baba Yaga (The Hut on Fowl’s Legs – Baba-Yaga)
–  La Porte des Bohatyrs de Kiew (the Bogatyr Gates of Kiev)


EMIL RIBARSKI was born in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, in a family of professional musicians. His father is a virtuoso trombonist and his mother a pianist and a professor. Emil began his piano education at the age of six at the Center for Musical Education (MBUC) in Skopje. In 2006, Emil graduated with the highest honors from the Faculty of Music in Skopje, where he studies with Milica Sperovik-Ribarski. Subsequently, he continues his education at the Academy “Angelica Constantiniana” in Rome and at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow. In 2009, Emil graduated with Master’s degree from the Faculty of Music in Skopje as a student of professor Andrei Diev. Currently Emil is a doctoral candidate at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, in the class of the world renowned pianist  and pedagogue Sermet Huseyin.

Emil is the recipient of several competition awards and prizes: the Second Prize at Chopin Youth Competition at MBUC, the Third Prize at the National Piano Competition in Skopje (2001), the Second Prize at the Youth International Interfest Piano Competition (2001), First Prize at the Youth International Interfest Piano Competition (2002), the First Prize at the International Competition Ars Kosova in Prishtina (2010), and the First Prize International Interfest-Bitola Piano Competition (seniors, 2010).

Emil Ribarski concertized in Macedonia, Russia, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Spain, Serbia, Greece, Albania, Sweden, France and performed in such important music centers as Moscow, Salzburg, Paris, Skopje, Rome, Istanbul, and Heidelberg. He performed for the Macedonian Television. His interpretations were recorded and broadcast by the Macedonian State Radio.

Currently, Emil Ribarski works as professor of piano at the State Music School “DMBUC – Ilija Nikolovski-Luj” in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.


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