What’s On: European Music Festival in Sofia from March 25

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The world renowned UK-based Academy of St Martin in the Fields will be one of the highlights of the 2015 European Music Festival at the Bulgarian Concert Hall in Sofia.

Their concert in Sofia will take place on April 6 2015 at 7.30pm at Bulgaria Hall.

The European Music Festival was founded in 2001 with the goal of presenting to Sofia concert-goers prominent Bulgarian and international classical music stars.

The festival’s programme is designed to include a variety of musical genres. In combining different approaches to classical music, the festival aims to expand its audiences’ knowledge and experience.

The festival is designed for young and outgoing audiences, as well as for mid-age listeners with classical music interests in a broader sense.

The programme:

March 25 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
SOFIA SOLOISTS Chamber Ensemble
Soloist: MARIO HOSSEN, violin
Conductor: Georgi PATRIKOV
Works by Skalkottas, Bartok, and Piazzolla

April 1 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 19:00
A Bulgarian Bach Society Foundation co-production
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)
MATTHÄUS-PASSION
Soloists: Girgina Girginova, soprano
Olga Michaylova–Dinova, mezzosoprano
Virgil Hartinger, tenor (Austria)
Plamen Beykov, bass
Sveta Troitsa Chamber choir, conducted by Eliyanka MICHAYLOVA
Soprano in Ripieno, conducted by Maria Momirova
Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Yossif GUERDJIKOV

April 6 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS Chamber Orchestra
Works by Dvorak, Еlgar, Mozart, and Britten
Concertmaster: TAMAS ANDRAS

April 7 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
CLASSIC FM RADIO ORCHESTRA
Soloist: MILA GEORGIEVA, violin
Conductor: Luciano DI MARTINO
Program to include Brahms’s Violin Concerto and
Symphony No. 4 by Beethoven
April 16 2015, Bulgaria Chamber Hall, 7.30pm
JUDITH JÁUREGUI (Spain)
Piano Recital
Works by Haydn, Chopin, Debussy, and Albéniz

April 29 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
CLASSIC FM RADIO ORCHESTRA
YOUNG TALENTS from Lubomir Pipkov National School of Music
Featuring Faradj Akbarov, clarinet
Conductor: Grigor PALIKAROV

May 11 2015, National Music Academy Concert Hall, 7.30pm
WINDART quintet from the Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy
Works by Mozart, Bizet, and Goleminov

May 12 2015, National Music School Concert Hall, 7.30pm
Chamber Music Concert
Zornitsa ILARIONOVA, violin
Asen TANCHEV, piano
Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Debussy

May 16 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
SOFIA WIND ORCHESTRA
Featuring Poli GENOVA and Koceto KALKI
Conductor: Yuli Damianov

May 20 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
SOFIA SOLOISTS Chamber Ensemble
Soloist: Georgi CHERKIN, Piano
Conductor: PLAMEN DJOUROFF
Program to include Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence and The Seasons

May 31 2015, Sofia Ring Mall, 2pm
An Outdoor Concert
SOFIA WIND ORCHESTRA
Conductor: Yuli Damianov

June 5 2015, Bulgaria Concert Hall, 7.30pm
BELTANGO SYMPHONICO Project
Featuring Beltango Ensemble (Serbia)
Daniel Aranda and Annatina Luck, dancers
AGBU SOFIA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conductor: Bedros PAPAZYAN

June 10 2015, Sofia Live Club, 8pm
This concert is part of Sofia Jazz Peak
Pawel Tomaszewski, piano and Wojciech Myrczek, vocals

Tickets may be purchased via http://ticketsbg.com/

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