KRAPOVSKI Paskal

Paskal Krapovski was born in Skopje, in a family with a music tradition of over 150 years. He made his first musical steps with his father, the cellist Risto Krapovski, and graduated and mastered at the State Academy “Pancho Vladigerov” in Sofia, Bulgaria (class of Anatoly Krstev). Krapovski took part in many master classes with renowned cellist and professors.

Paskal Krapovski is Laureate of several state competitions in cello performance and chamber music. He has been active as a member of several orchestras and ensembles in Macedonia, Slovenia and Austria and has taken part at the festivals “Days of Macedonian Culture” in Istanbul, Turkey, “Music-Improvisation Theatre” in Bern, Switzerland, Skopje Summer Festival, Ohrid Summer Festival, Bitola Summer Festival, Days of Macedonian Music. He performed as a soloist with the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of the Macedonian Philharmonic, and is a member of “Music Progressive Quartet” and Brevis Quartet.

Krapovski is lead cellist of the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra. As of 2007, he is also an Associate professor at the Faculty of Music in Shtip, Macedonia.