Four decades devoted to young musicians

The National High School of Music Lubomir Pipkov marks tonight an important anniversary. Milka Miteva, the school’s longtime principal, celebrates four decades since the start of her teaching career. Three young pianists have prepared an emotional gift..

published on 6/23/17 2:38 PM

Let us look on the bright side of life, says composer Gheorghi Arnaoudov from the standpoint of his constructive pessimism

This year Gheorghi Arnaoudov turned 60, and his birthday has been honored by a few music events. Viva Piano, the competition for amateur pianists held in Sofia last April, was dedicated to the leading composer. In October the International Festival for..

published on 6/21/17 1:04 PM

Prof. Mollova presents members of its NBU class in piano interpretation

The conclusive concert of the participants in the class for piano interpretation and chamber music led by Prof. Milena Mollova is due on 20 June. The project has been carried out by the Department of Music at New..

published on 6/20/17 3:08 PM

Ivo Varbanov's album with works by Dimitar Nenov receives positive reviews in UK

A few days ago, an album was released in the UK with music for piano and orchestra by Bulgarian composer Dimitar Nenov, performed by Ivo Varbanov, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and conductor Emil Tabakov. A Bulgarian premiere followed..

published on 6/19/17 2:56 PM
Sonya Yoncheva

Bulgarian opera prima Sonya Yoncheva to sing at National Palace of Culture on Sunday

Bulgarian opera prima Sonya Yoncheva arrived in Sofia from Milan where she made her debut at the most-famous opera house La Scala. On Sunday evening Sonya Yoncheva is to sing together with her brother Marin Yonchev in Hall № 1 at the National Palace..

published on 6/17/17 5:39 PM

Premieres with Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra

The Sofia Music Weeks International Festival continues in Bulgaria’s capital. This year the festival offers a very interesting programme. On June 14 the Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra are to hold their concert- Premieres. Conductor of that..

published on 6/14/17 11:04 AM

Georgi Kornazov presents several of his projects in Bulgaria and France

On the 13th of June, on the stage of Studio 5 at the National Palace of Culture the premiere of a project, titled “Antoni Donchev & Georgi Kornazov” will be presented. Let's recall that Georgi Kornazov is one of our best Bulgarian..

published on 6/13/17 11:35 AM

Jazz: the Big Stars and the Big Orchestras

The 6 th edition of Jazz Forum Stara Zagora will be opened on June 8 in the city of Stara Zagora (Central South Bulgaria). The event began with pre-festival concerts on June 5, 6 and 7 which are part of the series Jazz for Kids,..

published on 6/9/17 1:25 PM

Bulgarian pianist invited to participate at Staatskapelle Berlin season

Several days after Plamena Mangova’s memorable concert in Sofia held together with colleagues from Russia and Bulgaria, the Bulgarian pianist announced exciting news. Plamena was invited personally by Daniel Barenboim to take part in season 2017-2018..

published on 6/8/17 4:12 PM

Record high number of participants at Chernomorski Zvutsi Choir Festival this year

The annual Chernomorski Zvutsi /Black Sea Sounds/ Choir Festival was unveiled in the port town of Balchik yesterday. The settlement’s mixed choir of the same name hosts the event. Choir workshops take place traditionally within the..

published on 6/8/17 3:29 PM