Dora Delyiska at the Bösendorfer

Sofia Philharmonic performs music by Hungarian composers to mark the Day of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Works by Franz Liszt, Zoltán Kodály and Béla Bartók are on the programme of the concert by the Sofia Philharmonic, with conductor Gábor Hollerung, on 20 October at Bulgaria Hall. The concert is dedicated to the Day of the Hungarian Revolution..

published on 10/19/18 10:35 AM

Violinists from 6 countries take part in Nedyalka Simeonova international contest in Haskovo (18 - 21 October)

Young violinists from Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey and China are taking part in the 43 rd edition of the Music Days and the international competition for instrumentalists named after renowned Bulgarian violinist Nedyalka..

published on 10/18/18 1:03 PM
Prize winners (left to right):Maria Yrell, Petar Karagenov, Peixin Lee, Mihail Mihailov, Boyan Savov, Svetlana Ivanova and Petya Petrova

Shumen hosted second edition of Pancho Vladigerov International Chamber Song Competition

Pancho Vladigerov (1899-1978) was born in Zurich (Switzerland). He studied in Sofia and Berlin but grew up in the town of Shumen (Southeast Bulgaria). For nearly a quarter of a century the foundation named after the renowned Bulgarian musician..

published on 10/17/18 1:03 PM

AKAGA band marks its 27th anniversary with large multimedia project

On October 9 the Bulgarian fusion band Akaga surprised their music fans with a multimedia concert at hall No1 of the National Palace of Culture. Eighteen Bulgarian musicians who have contributed to the development of this band in the..

published on 10/16/18 11:51 AM

Berlin Academy for Old Music holds its first concert in Bulgaria

36 years after its foundation, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin has had its first concert in Bulgaria. Lovers of the original sound of centuries-old music were pleased as in the First Studio of the Bulgarian National Radio they listened to an..

published on 10/15/18 4:03 PM

Dimitar Hristov: BNR Folk Music Orchestra continues with successful projects but also unlocks “The secrets of Bulgarian folk instruments”

A creative or concert season? For most orchestras and choirs it is all the same. This however is not the case with the orchestras and choirs of the Bulgarian National Radio. Their core activity is to carry out studio recordings. Therefore the..

published on 10/10/18 12:13 PM

Antoni Donchev: An intense and thrilling season lies ahead for the BNR’s Big Band

The Big Band of the Bulgarian National Radio and its conductor Antoni Donchev are opening the new concert season on 4 October at the concert studio of the BNR, Studio No. 1. The programme is dedicated to legendary jazz trumpeter and..

published on 10/3/18 2:18 PM

Signal rock band gift fans with concert to celebrate 40th birthday

Legendary Bulgarian rock band Signal are celebrating 40 years on stage with a free concert on 29 September in Southern Park in Sofia. Signal was founded in 1978 and recorded their first album in 1979. They have so far released 18..

published on 9/29/18 10:35 AM

New names, unperformed works and Bulgarian classical music during BNR Symphony Orchestra new concert season

This year the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra marks seven decades since its creation. The 70 th creative season of the orchestra starts on September 28, with a concert in the Bulgaria Hall in Sofia. Chief conductor Mark Kadin told..

published on 9/27/18 3:19 PM

“Belonoga – Through the Eyes of the Earth”, live version of the album at BNR’s Studio No. 1, tonight

Tonight, 25 September, Gergana Dimitrova is presenting her ethno-project Belonoga , at the Bulgarian National Radio’s concert studio - Studio No. 1. The programme extends, enriches and builds upon the ideas from her first solo album called..

published on 9/25/18 2:46 PM