Macedonian conductor Sasha Nikolovski-Gjumar has died - aged just 50.
He served as Music Director of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Macedonian Philharmonic and the Macedonian Youth Chamber Orchestra.
In addition, he served on the operatic and conducting faculties at the Skopje School of Music and Arts.
The cause of death has not been released at this stage.
Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.