US musician Christiane Karam holds new master class in Sofia

A few years ago, we introduced you for the first time to Christiane Karam - a jazz and world music vocalist and composer, an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music, a fan of ancient musical cultures, among which Bulgarian folklore occupies a..

published on 8/13/18 4:12 PM

International Jazz Festival opens in Bansko

This year’s international jazz festival in Bansko is taking place August 4 – 11. As always, the concerts will be on the outdoor stage in the town’s centre, but also on various chamber stages in bars, restaurants and clubs, big and small, in..

published on 8/3/18 11:37 AM

Varna Summer Jazz Festival - true professionalism, albeit in a boutique form

The jazz forum held within the framework of Varna Summer International Music Festival traditionally features an interesting program, famous names from the world music scene, as well as the young hopefuls of the so-called "free music". It..

updated on 8/1/18 4:34 PM

The Unbeaten Path chamber music festival in the Rhodope Mountains

The summer is a great season to carry out various creative ideas. Nature is a source of powerful inspiration and the festival of chamber music The Unbeaten Path is precisely this kind of event. From 3 to 6 August, in..

published on 7/31/18 1:32 PM

Varna Summer International Jazz Festival held on July 28 and 29

On July 28 and 29 the coastal city of Varna hosts the Varna Summer International Jazz Festival. The festival was established in 1992. The annual forum traditionally gathers internationally acclaimed musicians. The festival’s programme includes..

published on 7/28/18 7:50 AM

50 years Polyphonia Chamber Choir – Our work is motivated by one thing – our love of music

“Your choir is the acme of European choir singing,” these words by Czech composer Veroslav Neumann are but randomly selected among the words of praise the successful performances by the remarkable Bulgarian choir have received through..

published on 7/23/18 12:59 PM

Svilen Noev makes a difference with new projects

Svilen Noev is known as the vocalist of Ostava band founded 27 years ago in the Central Bulgarian city of Gabrovo. Back in the beginning Svilen together with Georgi Georgiev (guitar and vocals), Boyan Petkov (bass), Daniel Ivanov (drums) and Alexander..

published on 7/10/18 1:02 PM

A to JazZ 2018 – a dazzling lineup of rising stars and celebrated artists

“We want to raise children and young people in a better audio and emotional environment, and to help traditional jazz lovers make their dreams come true. We are inspired, because jazz is the music of the moment, of improvisation, of the free..

published on 7/6/18 11:01 AM

115 years since the birth of Philip Koutev – a towering figure in Bulgarian music and culture

Philip Koutev is an emblematic figure of Bulgarian culture, his body of work as a composer, considered to be classic, has enjoyed continued recognition and admiration around the globe. Born in Aytos, he graduated the music..

published on 7/5/18 3:11 PM
Mimi Nikolova, Misho Yosifov and Vili Stoyanov in the Bg Vintage project

Mimi Nikolova celebrates sixty years on stage

Hush, Hush, When the Moon Comes Out, All Good Things in this World are Blue are some of the most emblematic songs of the celebrated Bulgarian pop singer Mimi Nikolova. In 1958 she recorded her first song Hush, Hush which soon became a music hit. The song..

published on 6/27/18 11:57 AM