Mila Pavlova

MusicArtissimo Fest – new and different

MusicArtissimo Fest opens on 15 May at the Sofia city art gallery with “Solo” - the first title on the programme of the new chamber music forum featuring solo violin pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Niccolo Paganini, Eugène Ysaÿe and André..

published on 5/14/21 2:39 PM
Simeon Iliev

BNR receives special prize of Svetozár Stračina international competition of folk music recordings

The Bulgarian National Radio was awarded the special prize of the international competition and presentation of folk music recordings Svetozár Stračina. This is yet another recognition for the Bulgarian National Radio over the years...

published on 5/13/21 9:55 AM

Lubomir Gospodinov: I would love to play in my homeland

“I love Bulgaria. I miss our beautiful nature and I even miss the Bulgarian mentality”, says Lubomir Gospodinov whose professional path has been associated with Vienna for more than three decades. Lubomir Gospodinov is a remarkable..

published on 5/10/21 5:09 PM

Pick your favorite Bulgarian song that has been part of Eurovision

In 2021 we celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest. On this occasion, the Dutch public broadcasting system (NPO) has created a special digital platform where viewers and listeners from participating countries can vote..

published on 5/9/21 9:00 AM

In memoriam: Vanya Kostova

The sad news of her passing came from composer Stefan Diomov with whom Vanya created some of her most beautiful songs. Her son Boyan Mihaylov, with whom she sang in duet, posted dozens of her photographs and songs on social media for hours on..

published on 5/7/21 2:30 PM

80 years since the birth of Bulgarian operatic diva Ghena Dimitrova

The Day of the Bulgarian Army, the Orthodox and folklore St. George's Day, the 6 th day of May adds yet another reason for celebration for music lovers around the world - on this date, 80 years ago, the great Bulgarian opera singer Ghena..

published on 5/6/21 9:50 AM

Yova Yordanova: People never feel tired when they develop their ideas

Yova Yordanova is among the few people who were fortunate to discover something new, make changes to established rules and contribute to the development of human knowledge and experience. She developed a method of violin teaching- the first..

published on 4/20/21 4:04 PM

"Reflector" – new audio-visual project by composer Dimitar Bodurov

People and pandemic is the main topic in "Reflector" - the new project by Dimitar Bodurov. The famous jazz pianist, composer and producer realizes it together with his brother – trumpet player Neyko Bodurov. Their idea is to convey the..

published on 4/13/21 10:00 AM

We mark World Rock 'n' Roll Day

Today we mark the World Rock 'n' Roll Day, although the historic event that marked the beginning of this day took place on April 12, 1954, when Bill Haley recorded his song "Rock around the clock", BNR reports. One of the first..

published on 4/13/21 6:10 AM
Varna Opera

Easter Music Festival starts in Bulgaria's coastal city Varna

The State Opera in Varna is renewing today, April 10, its regular program with a production of Puccini's masterpiece Tosca , FOCUS News Agency reported. The performance marks the beginning of the 21 st edition of its Easter Music Festival , with..

published on 4/10/21 2:53 PM