" " 23 - 24 2007 .





Premieres

*** SOFIA MUSIC WEEKS re-establish its presence of full value on the musical - stage genres in the festival performances on  "Sister Angelica", "Gianni Schicchi", "Bulgarians From Old Times",  "Nestinarka" /The Fire-Dancer/, "The Enlightenment Of The Stone", "The Rite Of The Spring", "Love Magic"...

*** World premieres of  works from natoly Kiselev,  lexandra Vrebalov, Kate Fitch, Hose Antonio Elgeuzabal, Vassil Kazandjiev, ngel Kotev, Georgi Arnaoudov,  Borislava Taneva, Victor Chouchkov,  Krassimir Taskov.

*** 1st presentation of  Orthodox Choral Encyclopedia in BG

***  Presenting new books and note albums from Goritza Naidenova, Anelija  Janeva and co., Zhelka Tabakova, Rossitza  Draganova, Christina Japova, Alexander Abadjiev, Borislava Taneva

***1st presentation in BG of  works from Marin Goleminov, Antonio Vivaldi , arquinio Merulla, ichelangelo Rossi, Charles Ives, Anatol Vieru, John Ireland, Christos Hatzis,  Dmitry Koshkin, Fraz Berwald, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Dag Viren, Lars-Eric Larsson, Richard Coming, Lowell Lieberman and a series of English, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, German, American, French, Russian  and other composers.

*** Especially for SOFIA MUSIC WEEKS for the first time unify its creative energies Sofia Philharmony and Stanislav Gorkovenko, Georgi Arnaoudov and Theodora Pavlovich, Steude Quartet and Sofia Soloists,  Dmitry Ilarionov and Dimitar Panov, Anatoly Kiselev  and National Philharmonic Choir, Julia  Haiet  and Mario Angelov, Sofia Quartet and  Ulrich Eichenauer, Pavlina Dokovska and Vladimir Valjarevic,  Jossif Radionov lina Rubio, Georgita Nikolova and Rossen Balkanski, Yasushi Ideue and Pavel Balev, Alexander Mirat and Sinfonietta- Sofia, Oleg Krissa  and Kalin Ivanov, Gonsalu Peshkada and Ensemble "Estoril"

****** For the first time in our country Atelies for scenic and ensemble behaviour of the performers, media misic, bandoneon, and etc.

*** For the 1st time in BG master classes and workshops will give   Galina Vishnevska, Hans Peter Ochsenhofer, Siegfrid Dietrich, Maarten Vonk, Gonsalu Peshkada, Svetozar Ivanov, Rumen Dimitrov  





Anniversaries

100 years from the birth of Marin Goleminov  -included in the programme of UNESCO  - 2008
130 years from the Bulgaria liberation - panorama of  the Russian musical culture
80 years Bulgarian ballet
150 Years from the birth  of Leonkavallo and Puccini
100 years from the death of Pablo Sarasate
100 years from the death of Nikolai Rimski -Korsakov 
100 years from the birth of Olivier Messiaen
75 years Angel Manolov Akademic Choir
75 . years from the birth of Vassil Arnaudov





Festival Cycles

Orchestral Forum
Uplift The Curtain!
Pontes musicales
Dedicated
Horus Vivendi
Magister dixit
The Colours of The Voice
Family Concerts
Stage Of Young Musicion
String Quartets
Piano Duos





Orchestras

Sofia Philharmony
Sofia National Youth Philharmony
Sofia Soloists Chamber Ensemble
Sinfonietta- Sofia With A Metropolitan Opera Stage
Vidin Philharmony
Vratza Phailharmony





Choirs

Russian Ortodox Choir "Sirin"
Svetoslav Obretenov National Philharmonic Choir
Vassil Arnaoudov Chamber Choir
Angel Manolov Akademic Choir
Polifony  Chamber Cappella





Musical-stage ensembles

Sofia National Opera and Ballet
National Musical theatre
State Opera Stara Zagora
Ballet from Opera and Ballet Society - Bourgas
Arabesque Ballet
Students from classes of  Svetozar Donev and Pavel Gerdjikov in  Pantcho Vladigerov National Musical Akademy  - Sofia





Chamber ensembles

Estoril Ensemble
Yanoshi Ensemble
Concerto Antico
Steude String Quartet
Sofia String Quartet
Hors String Quartet
Piano Trio Stewart- Kluksdahl - Ivanov  
Piano Duo   Pavlina Dokovska - Vladimir Valjarevic 
Piano Duo  Aglika Genova- Luben Dimitrov
Piano Duo  Borislava Taneva - Iliya Cheniaev
Piano Duo  Dora and Anastas Slavchevi





Conductors

Alexander Mirat
nthony Armore
Michel Brousseau
Plamen Djouroff
Pavel Balev
Theodora Pavlovich
Hans Peter Ochsenhofer
Grigor Palikarov
Eraldo Salmieri
Deyan Pavlov
Arkady Leytush
Krassimir Kashev
Dimitar Panov
Ivelin Dimitrov
Darena Popova
July Damyanov
Georgi Patrikov





Soloists

Alexandrina Miltcheva - mezzo-soprano
Galina Vishnevska - soprano
Ivailo Djourov - bass
Julia Haiet - soprano
Orlin Goranov - tenor
onika Ivanova - soprano
Petar Danailov - baritone
Silvana Pravcheva - soprano
Sonya Marinova- soprano
Vesselin Stoykov - bass
Doroteya Doroteeva - soprano
Boyko Tzvetanov - tenor 
Rossen Krastev - bass- barritone
Radostina Nikolaeva - soprano
Ivanka Ninova - mezzo-soprano
Tanya Kirova  - soprano 
Blagovesta Mekki - mezzo-soprano
Juliana Ivanova  - mezzo-soprano
Irina Haralampieva - soprano

David Valter - boi
Tzvetomir Tzankov - violin
German Ukolov - piano
Georgita Nikolova - cello
Ventzislav Yankoff- piano
Oleg Krissa- violin
Dimo Dimov - piano
Biliana Voutchkova - violin
ario Angelov - piano
Aga Dziubak - cello
Rob Watson - piano
Rossen Idealov  - clarinet
Jossif Radionov - violin
Zornitza Radionova - piano
anya  Pencheva - violin
David Glen Hatch - piano
alin Panayotov - boi
Georgi Slavchev - piano
Ulrich Eichenauer - viola
Maria Prince  - piano
Yasushi Ideue - violin
iglena Slavova - piano
Dmitry Ilarionov - guitar 
Rostislav Jovchev - piano
lina Rubio - violin
Anna Maria Ravnopolska - harpe
Ani Avramova - piano
alin Ivanov - cello
Ivelina Ivancheva - piano
Zornitza Ilarionova - violin
Ivelina Dolapchieva - piano
Rossen Balkanski - guitar
Ivan Baloushev - cello
Marina Kapitanova - piano
Yassen Teodosiev - horn
Borislav Jotzov - clarinet
Iliana Baicheva - piano
Bozhidara Kuzmanova -violin
Ziedite Runkule - piano
Alexander Vassilenko - piano
Viktoria Vassilenko - piano
Asya Vassilenko - piano
Dobri Paliev- junior - percussions
Vladimir Shopov - percussions
Diljana  Shopova - percussions
Martin Hafizi - marimba
Orlin Hafizi - drums  
Mladen Taskov - piano


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39th Sofia Music Weeks International Festival  23 May - 2 July 2008

39th Sofia Music Weeks International Festival  23 May - 2 July 2008