Sofia Music Weeks International Festival

Sofia Music Weeks International Festival



22 May 2017 - 10 July 2017
22 May, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra in St. Petersburg
Conductor: Valery Gergiev (Russia)
Program: Prokofiev, Debussy, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky

23 May, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
Soloist: Elena Bashkirova [piano]
Conductor: Jaime Martin
Program: Veselin Stoyanov, Beethoven, Dvořák

25 May, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Anniversaries
Pioneer Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
105 years of the birth of the conductor Prof. Vladi Simeonov
65 years of the founding of Pioneer Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
Soloist: Alexander Ivanov [violin]
Conductor: Lubomir Denev jr.
Program: Dvorak, Holst, Alexander Raichev, Parashkev Hadjiev

25 May, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Sergei Redkin [piano], Russia
Program: Weber, Richard Strauss, Rachmaninov

26 May, 18:00, Polish Institute Hall

With the kind assistance of the Polish Institute
Marcin Bronikowski [baritone], Poland, Elitza Neshevska [soprano], Elena Karaliyska [piano]
Program: Chopin, Moniuszko, Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, Dobri Hristov, Georgi Zlatev-Cherkin, Pancho Vladigerov, Parashkev Hadjiev, Vera Baeva

27 May, 19:00
Concert Hall of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
Teodora Atanasova [violoncello], Ines Simeonova [piano]
Program: Beethoven, Schostakovich, Stravinsky

29 May, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Camerata Orphica NBU Orchestra
Soloists: Lilia Schulz-Bayrova [violoncello], Liliana Kehayova [violoncello]
Conductor: Christian Schulz (Austria)
Program: Mozart, Schumann, Gheorghi Arnaoudov

1 June, 19:00, BNR, Studio 1
The Romance from Granada to Siberia
Zara Dimitrova [soprano], Claudia De Natale [piano], Italy
Program: Enrique Granados, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rossini, Richard Strauss

3 June, 19:00
Concert Hall of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
Complete cycle of Prokofiev Piano Sonatas
Students from Prof. Borislava Taneva’s class at the National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov: Aleksandra Dicheva, Mila Mihova, Nikolay Jeliazkov, Georgi Boykin, with the participation of Lili Bogdanova

4 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Boris Brovtsyn [violin], Pavel Zlatarov [violin], Milena Zlatarova [viola], Alexander Buzlov [violoncello], Plamena Mangova [piano]
Program: Haydn, Brahms, Bartok

8 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Anniversaries
40 years on stage
Piano Duo Anastas & Dora Slavchev
Program: Dvorak, Schubert, Atanas Atanasov, Philip Pavlov, Yordan Goshev, Alexander Yossifov

8 June, 19:00
Concert Hall of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
Complete cycle of Prokofiev Piano Sonatas
Students from Prof. Borislava Taneva’s class at the National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov: Angel Nikolov, Ines Simeonova, Sava Vutov, Simeon Vladkov

9 June, 19:00, BNR, Studio 1

La Folie Slave
Cyril Garac [violin], Maria Martinova [piano]
Program: Prokofiev, Pancho Vladigerov, Miroslav Danev, Schostakovich-Tsyganov, Prokofiev-Heifetz, Lubomir Denev

11 June, 11:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Double Portrait
Piano Duo Krasimir Taskov & Romeo Smilkov
With the participation of Lubomir Nikov [violoncello]
Program: Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Dimitar Nenov, Pancho Vladigerov, Nikolay Stoikov, Krasimir Taskov

11 June, 19:00
Concert Hall of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
The Unknown Dimitar Nenov
Ivana Albreht [soprano], Mariana Pashalieva [soprano], Margarita Ilieva [soprano], Rostislav Yovchev [piano]

13 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Diliana Momchilova [violoncello], Jenny Zaharieva [piano]
Program: Beethoven, Debussy, Schostakovich

14 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Stoimen Peev [violin and viola], Alexander Somov [violoncello]
Conductor: Plamen Djouroff
Program: Rossini, Boccherini, Giya Kancheli, Schubert

15 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Desislava Cholakova [violin], Martina Schucan [violoncello], Silvian Defern [piano] Program: Chopin and Arensky

19 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Chamber choir Polyphonia
Program: Orlando di Lasso, Monteverdi, Handel, Tchaikovsky, Kodály, Tormis, Petr Eben, Todor Popov, Veselin Stoianov, Ivelin Dimitrov

21 June, 19:00, BNR, Studio 1
Anniversaries
60 years of the birth of Gheorghi Arnaoudov
Ardenza Trio
Mila Mihova [soprano], Filip Filipov [violin], Stefania Yankova [viola]

23 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Trio Ars Nova Lux (Luxemburg)
Luisa Partridge-Mauro [mezzo-soprano], Maria Miteva [flute], Kae Shiraki [piano]
Program: Eric Satie, Jules Massenet, Helen Buchholz, Albena Petrovic-Vratchanska, Ravel, Claude Lenners, Lou Koster, Georgi Zlatev-Cherkin, Pierre Weber, Edmond Lentz, Astor Piazzolla

25 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall
Anniversaries
150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation
Canada in Sound & Colour
Multimedia Project
Piano Duo Yarilo (Canada): Jane Hayes, Anna Levy
Program: Michael Conway Baker, Patrick Cardy, Ann Southam, Alexina Louie, John Burke, Roger Matton

26 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Svetlina Stoyanova [mezzo-soprano], Mario Angelov [piano]
With the participation of the Children’s Radio Choir of Bulgarian National Radio, Conductor: Venecia Karamanova
Program: Rossini, Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Händel, Manuel de Falla, Mozart, Poulenc, Glinka, Bizet, Lubomir Pipkov

27 June, 19:00

Hall No. 48 of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
Joanna Ruseva [violin], Maria-Elena Sredeva [piano]
Program: Beethoven, Rautavaara, Eugène Ysaÿe, Saint-Saëns

28 June, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Evgeni Bozhanov [piano]
Sofia String Quartet
Program: Cesar Franck and Dvorak

29 June, 19:00
Concert Hall of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
Liliа Boyadjieva [piano]
Program: J. S. Bach – Goldberg Variations

30 June, 19:00, free entrance
Concert Hall of National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov
Joanna Russeva [violin], Alexander Lialios [piano]
Program: Beethoven, Rautavaara, Izai, Saint-Saëns

1 July, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Desislava Bobrina [piano], Russia
Program: Schumann, Ravel, Rachmaninov

2 July, 16:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Lora Chekoratova [piano], Georgi Valchev [violin]
Program: Mozart, Brahms, Dobrinka Tabakova, Henry Cowell, Paul Schoenfield

3 July, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Atanas Krastev [violoncello]
With the participation of August-Alexander Pavlov [violoncello]
Program: Boccherini, Milcho Leviev, Emil Tabakov, Eugène Ysaÿe, Gheorghi Arnaoudov, Petar Christoskov, Ligeti, Gaspar Cassado

8 July, 19:00, Bulgaria Chamber Hall

Trio De Soprano (Kosovo)
Jeta Citaku [soprano], Alberta Troni [piano], Erëmira Citaku [flute]
Program: Shubert, Bellini, Ravel, Poulenc, Debussy, Dafina Zeqiri, Verdi

10 July, 19:00, Bulgaria Hall
Closing concert
Whitgift Chamber Orchestra (Great Britain)
Whitgift Chamber Choir (Great Britain)
Conductors: Rosanna Whitfield and Philip Winter
Program: Verdi, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Sibelius
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