Music


    • Grande dame of piano to play with Sofia Philharmonic

      Grande dame of piano to play with Sofia Philharmonic

      On 18 February, the Sofia Philharmonic will be sharing the stage at Bulgaria Hall with one of the grande dames of piano - Elisabeth Leonskaja. Under the conduction of Robert Farkas, the legendary pianist will perform Piano Concerto No. 3 by Bеla Bartоk. The second part of the evening will feature Symphony No. 39 by Mozart.

      608
    • Timeless story of love

      Timeless story of love

      On 14 February, Valentine's Day, Fortissimo Family and the Sofia Philharmonic will be transporting Verona to Sofia's Bulgaria Hall with a music celebration dedicated to love.

      176
    • Virtuoso violinist to play in Sofia

      Virtuoso violinist to play in Sofia

      Esteemed Russian violinist and Grammy Award winner Maxim Vengerov is set to give a concert together with the Sofia Philharmonic under the conduction of Maestro Nayden Todorov. The event will take place on 11 February as part of the European Music Festival 2021. This appearance will mark Maxim Vengerov's third visit to Bulgaria and his first one to an acoustic hall. The violinist's previous brilliant performances for the Bulgarian audience were in 2006 and 2018.

      312
    • Grammy Awards postponed due to pandemic

      Grammy Awards postponed due to pandemic

      The Grammy Awards are being postponed until 14 March due to coronavirus-related concerns, the organisers said on Tuesday. “After thoughtful conversations with health experts, our host and artists scheduled to appear, we are rescheduling the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards to be broadcast Sunday, March 14, 2021,” a statement reads.

      142
    • Young Bulgarian pianist wins prestigious competition in Germany

      Young Bulgarian pianist wins prestigious competition in Germany

      The 13-year-old Thomas Kalin Simeonov, Laureate of Yordan Kamdzhalov Foundation for 2020, is the winner of the Gold honours of the “Grand Prize Virtuoso” International Music Competition in Bonn, Germany. He also received an invitation to participate in the Gala Concert at Beethoven-Haus in Bonn. Congratulations, Tommy!

      223
    • Music amidst the ruins

      Music amidst the ruins

      The violinist Zornitsa Ilarionova, who recently won the Grand Prix of the Ohrid Te Sakam International Competition for Young Singers, and the talented cellist Atanas Krastev have recorded together a Christmas present for the lovers of classical music. Their latest video premiere, with music by the German Baroque composer George Frideric Handel - Passacaglia, can now be watched online.

      320
    • Bob Dylan’s all songs sold to Universal Music

      Bob Dylan’s all songs sold to Universal Music

      Bob Dylan’s entire catalog of songs dating back 60 years is being acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group, AP reported. The catalog contains 600 song copyrights including “Blowin’ In The Wind,” “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” and “Tangled Up In Blue.”

      178
    • Maestro Konstantin Ilievski: A sculptor of music

      Maestro Konstantin Ilievski: A sculptor of music

      Today we need prayer more than ever. Let it be the song about a world where people are better. If everyone has the desire to develop their talents, their essence, then we will live much better together on this planet, says maestro Konstantin Ilievski in an interview to Art.Sofia.bg.

      364