ppIANISSIMO – 2017 – music of 20th century, presented by several generations of performers

The 20 th edition of the ppIANISSIMO International Festival of Contemporary Piano Music, organized by the foundation of the same name, starts as of March 24. Its founder is Prof. Stela Dimitrova-Maistorova, who was the event’s artistic director till..

published on 3/22/17 3:02 PM

The BNR Children’s Radio Choir celebrates its birthday with a concert at Bulgaria Hall

On 21 March, the Children’s Radio Choir of the Bulgarian National Radio will give its spring concert. The event is dedicated to the 57 th birthday of this acclaimed choir. Having been founded by Academician Hristo Nedyalkov in 1961,..

published on 3/21/17 1:35 PM

Znam - the best of Lubo Kirov

Several days ago Bulgarian pop singer Lubo Kirov presented to his music fans his latest album Znam (I know)-The Best of Lubo Kirov. The renowned Bulgarian musician included in that album some of his greatest music hits created in the past fifteen..

published on 3/20/17 2:46 PM

Hristo Goleminov on jazz and his own freedom to think, feel and tell

The young saxophone player comes from two famous musical families – he is the grandson of great Bulgarian composer Marin Goleminov and son of Kamen Goleminov – a famous conductor. The latter left a remarkable trace in the culture of..

published on 3/18/17 9:25 AM

Musicbox Bulgaria: BNR Spring radio contest turns 47

Every month Radio Bulgaria invites you to vote in our music chart, Musicbox Bulgaria. After drawing of lots, CDs are sent to three of you, who selected the award-winning song in the respective music genre. To vote, you can send us your..

published on 3/16/17 1:27 PM

Sketches of Spain – first rendition

On March 16 the Big Band of the BNR will present for the first time in this country the Sketches of Spain album, featuring Gil Evans – a jazz pianist and band leader. The pieces were created in 1959 – 60 together with and for Miles Davis, who..

published on 3/14/17 2:05 PM

“My Heart and I Are One" supports children’s development and creativity

Vlada Tomova has been living in New York together with her husband Chris Rael (famous US musician) and their son. She performs Bulgarian and Balkan folklore music, Sephardic melodies and original compositions. In recent years she..

published on 3/13/17 3:19 PM

Playtime – new album by Jordan Vladev

Jordan Vladev is a multi-instrumental musician, a superb performer but also narrator of musical tales – as proven by his latest album entitled Playtime. In it, the musician has included eight pieces. “The album features pieces that I..

published on 3/11/17 9:25 AM

London hosts first edition of Wild Rose BG Music Festival

The first edition of the Wild Rose BG Music Festival will be held on March 3 and 4 in London. The festival aims at gathering Bulgarians living in Britain's capital as well as all fans of Bulgarian music. The music festival will also..

published on 3/3/17 7:10 AM

Le Chœur Voyageur from France with concerts in Plovdiv and Sofia

Le Chœur Voyageur, The Travelling Choir, was founded in Bordeaux, France, by students of ethnology and musicology at the University of Bordeaux (L'université de Bordeaux Montaigne). From the very start the choir planned to give two..

published on 3/1/17 2:08 PM