Boris Trajanov ( , born in
Ljubljana, 1959) is Macedonian operatic baritone.
beginning, he studied singing with his father Goga Trajanov in Skopje.
continued his studies with Biserka
Cvejic in Belgrade and Pier Miranda Ferraro in Milano.
made his stage debut in 1986 in the operetta The Gypsy
. The same year followed his operatic debut as Enrico
Ashton in Donizetti's Lucia di
His best men is the Macedonian Ambassador in the US, Zoran Jolevski
In his career of over 20 years, he sang in more than 550 theatres
and opera houses in the world, appearing in more than 35 roles. His
is widely regarded as one of the best interpreters of the role of
Scarpia in Puccini
. His wide repertoire contains the most
important roles from Verdi
's operas, such as
Nabucco, Conte di luna, Rigoletto, Rodrigo Posa, Macbeth, Ezio,
Renato, Iago, Don Carlo, Georges Germont. He appeared also as Don
Pizarro in Fidelio
, Guglielmo in
, Escamillo in
, Prince Yeletsky in
The Queen of
, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly
, Gerard in
In 2005 Boris Trajanov became an UNESCO Artist for Peace
Treeday in the Republic of Macedonia
Boris Trajanov has launched an initiative to plant 2 million trees
throughout the country's mountains, one for each citizen of
Macedonia. The initiative got the name treeday(Ден на дрвото).
About 200 seedlings were already planted earlier in the year at
Breznica, near Skopje, an area ravaged by a large forest fire the
previous summer. On 12 march
2008 more than
2 million seedlings were planted in many places around the country.
About 200,000 people, or 10% of the total population, went out to
help the initiative. Another more massive initiative has been
planned for the autumn and six million seedlings are about to be
planted on 19 november
2008. The plan is
to make the initiative widely spread, starting with an idea to make
a Balkan treeday. Later maybe European or global...