The virtuoso and his muses

Violinist Vesko Eschkenazy celebrates turning 50 with concerts in Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Pleven and Sofia

Photo: Pleven Philharmonic Vesko Eschkenazy

Virtuoso violinist Vesko Eschkenazy has prepared a rich programme of his favourite musical pieces for his long-awaited meeting with the audience in an on-stage celebration of his 50th birthday. The jubilee project will tell the story of The Violinist's Muses in an inspiring symbiosis of music, poetry and theatre. Actress Koyna Ruseva will play the role of a narrator of Vesko's life in verse.

Martin Panteleev, the brother of Vesko Eschkenazy, will conduct the Pleven Philharmonic, while Lucy Diakovska, who has been part of successful collaborations with Vesko over the years, will be a special guest of the music festivities.

In addition to the most popular works by Sarasate, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Pancho Vladigerov, the audience will have the chance to enjoy brilliant pieces such as Rhapsody in Blue, Libertango, Monti's Csardas, the Moonlight Sonata, Adagio, etc.

Vesko Eschkenazy's upcoming Bulgarian tour will include stops in Varna (8 July), Burgas (12 July), Plovdiv (14 July) and Pleven (28 October). The long-anticipated concert at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia will take place on 29 October.

“I will celebrate this love… of you, of music, of my family and of my muses,” said Vesko Eschkenazy about the upcoming events.

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