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    • Sofia Philharmonic to perform on open air stage

      Sofia Philharmonic to perform on open air stage

      Violin Concerto by Johannes Brahms and Symphony No. 3 “Scottish” by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy will be played at the Summer Stage Borissova Gradina in Sofia on 29 July at 8pm. The Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra will perform on the open air stage in the company of violinist Mario Hossen and under the baton of Maestro Nayden Todorov. The event is part of Sofia Philharmonic's summer programme Share the Music.

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    • Bulgarian soprano earns a place in La Scala's academy

      Bulgarian soprano earns a place in La Scala's academy

      Bulgarian soprano Alexandrina Mihailova has outdone in three rounds 430 other candidates to earn a spot among the winners of La Scala's competition for rising opera singers, held in Milan. A jury chaired by the director of the opera theatre, Dominique Meyer, selected 10 young talents to study at La Scala Academy over the next two years. Raina Kabaivanska, whose long and illustrious international career began with La Scala, won that very competition in 1960.

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    • Dario di Vietri is guest singer at State Opera Stara Zagora

      Dario di Vietri is guest singer at State Opera Stara Zagora

      On 10 July, Opera at the Stadium will celebrate its fifth birthday with the staging of Aida. With this performance, the Stara Zagora Opera joins the world celebrations of the 150th anniversary since the premiere of this magnificent work by Giuseppe Verdi. The opera will be presented with the special participation of Dario di Vietri in one of his star roles - Radames, which has brought him much success.

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    • Italian maestra conducts Sofia Philharmonic

      Italian maestra conducts Sofia Philharmonic

      Italian Maestra Gianna Fratta will conduct the Sofia Philharmonic during a concert on the Summer Stage in Sofia at 8pm on 8 July. The first concert of the national orchestra's summer programme will feature Italian film music by brilliant composers such as Nino Rota and Ennio Morricone. Dedicated to the 100th anniversary from the birth of legendary Italian film director Federico Fellini, the same list of works was performed to great success in November 2020, when Bulgaria Hall turned out to be too small for all the people who wanted to enjoy the soundtracks to classic films such as La Dolce Vita, Amarcord, The Cheetah, 8 1/2, Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, etc.

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    • Kids choose music over streets

      Kids choose music over streets

      The Sofia Philharmonic is reaching out to the kids from the Children's Symphony Orchestra - Sliven and inviting fans to experience the emotions of a very special concert. At 6pm on 4 July, the children's orchestra will be sharing the stage of Bulgaria's most prestigious hall with musicians from the national orchestra.

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    • Virtuoso pianist Oleg Maisenberg to play in Sofia

      Virtuoso pianist Oleg Maisenberg to play in Sofia

      The outstanding pianist Oleg Maisenberg is set to play for the Bulgarian audience on 1 July at Bulgaria Hall in Sofia. Together with the Sofia Philharmonic, he will perform Rachmaninoff's brilliant Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. The programme of the concert, to be conducted by Oleg Ptashnikov, will also include Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1.

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