Bulgaria's emblematic jazz musician Simeon Shterev passes away at the age of 76

On March 26, Prof. Simeon Shterev, flutist, composer and music professor and one of Bulgaria's greatest jazzmen, passed away at the age of 76 . He was born on October 24, 1943 in Sofia. At the age of 10, he was a member of an accordion group in Sofia...

published on 3/27/20 12:05 PM

Rachmaninoff's Integral – new album and new great achievement for Bulgaria’s piano duo Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov

“It's just great! This music needs true virtuosos. Genova & Dimitrov are the absolutely right interpreters who made these recordings to their affair of the heart. One can hear it in every single sound. Colorful and inventive play .....

published on 3/26/20 3:27 PM

The BNR Children's Choir turns 60 today

" The concert planned to take place in the National Palace of Culture dedicated to the anniversary is postponed, but let us be together in our thoughts on this day – all current and former choir singers, in Bulgaria and around the world. And let's keep..

published on 3/21/20 7:30 AM

Violinist Tanya Tingarova – Life as 1001 Nights tale

Bulgarian violinist Tanya Tingarova, who was born in Plovdiv, is a young 30-year-old woman who has traveled all over the world thanks to her enormous talent. She says she started playing the instrument at the age of six, but her love for the..

published on 3/19/20 2:03 PM

Ugro-Finnish and Bulgarian Folklore featured in Nani - Emmi Kujanpаа’s first solo album

If we really "all come from our childhood," then artist Emmi Kujanpää certainly carries part of Karelia's musical culture - a legacy from her mother's parents. As for the young Finnish woman's interest in Bulgarian folklore, the roads are..

published on 3/19/20 8:55 AM

Pianist Nikolay Dimitrov wins international award

Young Bulgarian pianist Nikolay Dimitrov has received an international composing award. The 18-year-old student at the Prince Claus Conservatory in Groningen, the Netherlands, has taken part in the Artistes en Herbe International Competition in..

published on 3/18/20 11:20 AM

Dianopolis Orchestra – cultural treasure of a Bulgarian town

Dianopolis is one of the old names of the present-day city of Yambol, created around 293. Back then Emperor Diocletian visited these places and fascinated by the beautiful nature, decided to establish a town. He initially called it Diospolis. Later,..

published on 3/17/20 9:00 AM

This year’s edition of March Music Days Festival pays homage to its creators

Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 under the baton of Yordan Kamdzhalov and the Ruse Philharmonic will open this year’s edition of the March Music Days. The 60 th edition of one of the oldest and most renowned international festivals in Bulgaria will..

published on 3/8/20 9:25 AM

Albena Petrovic-Vratchanska: The profession of composer is not a male privilege

For the first time in its history, on 8 March, International Women’s Day, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is launching “Women in Music Days”. Alongside 400 other public service media radio broadcasters from 38..

published on 3/8/20 8:00 AM

Lyudmil Angelov presents in concert laureates from his latest master class in NBU

Pianist Ludmil Angelov is among the most famous contemporary Bulgarian musicians. He played at some of the most-prestigious world stages under the conductorship of the world’s greatest conductors. Ludmil Angelov graduated from the National..

published on 3/7/20 8:00 AM