Vera Nemirova has been nominated for director of the year for 2021, the State Opera in Varna where she works as a permanent visiting stage director has announced. The nomination is by Die Opernwelt magazine which covers the work of the world's..
The First International Competition for Young Opera Singers "Kamen Chanev" will attract young opera talents from different parts of the world to Plovdiv from August 22 to 26. The organizers of the competition are the foundation named after the..
The renowned Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva makes her Japanese debut on July 2, singing an operatic concert in Tokyo with Nayden Todorov leading the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra. The concert is part of the Japan Performing Art Foundation’s..
The world-renowned opera diva Raina Kabaivanska is the protagonist of a new documentary, La Scuola Kabaivanska ("The School of Kabaivanska"). After the premiere in Sofia on 24 May, the film will now have a screening in Rome, which will be attended by the..
The 13th summer festival "Opera in the Park" opens this evening with Mozart’s "The Magic Flute" performed by the Sofia Opera. The performances take place outdoors in the park of the Military Academy “G.S. Rakovski” downtown Sofia. This year's..
Teodora's first encounter with opera was when she was only nine. The complicated libretto failed to impress her, but when she came home she tried to imitate the singing of the artists while she was in the shower...
A memorial plaque dedicated to the famous Bulgarian opera singer - mezzo-soprano Elena Nikolai has been unveiled in the Italian city of Genoa. The initiative belongs to the Consulate General in Milan. Elena Nikolai's plaque is..
World-famous Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva has become a champion for children's rights . The talented opera singer is the new UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Bulgaria. "I grew up in Bulgaria and I have a strong personal commitment..
Today, the Sofia Opera opens its new season with the opera-oratorio "Saints Cyril and Methodius" by composer Jivka Klinkova (1924-2002). "With this start, the opera house pays tribute to the apostolic mission of the Holy Brothers for..
World-famous opera singer Kamen Chanev passed away at the age of 56 , BNR - Stara Zagora has reported. Chanev was diagnosed with Covid-19 and taken to the hospital in Stara Zagora for treatment. After his hospitalization, the singer's friends were..