Concert Season 2009-10

Bulgarian Music Society Inauguration Concert
Sharon Christman, soprano
Ivo Kaltchev, piano
Dilyana Kirova, bassoon
Ralitza Patcheva, piano
Orfea Vocal Group
Friday, Sept. 10, 2009, 6:30 pm
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria,
1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

MusicAnts String Quartet (Bulgaria)
Teodora Hristova, violin
Gratziela Panayotova, violin
Ralitza Cherneva, viola
Stoyan Bozhkov, cello
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, 7 pm
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria,
1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

“Young Musical Stars Gala”
Feb. 19, 2010, Friday, 7:30pm, The Bulgarian Embassy

Come to hear the most talented young musicians of the Washington DC area. The program will include solo and chamber music performances by prizewinners of local and national music competitions.

“Bulgarian Bassoon-o-mania”
March 19, 2010, Friday, 7:30pm, The Bulgarian Embassy

Two of the leading best Bulgarian bassoonists will perform an exciting program of classical works as well as arrangements of Bulgarian folk dances and songs.

Maria Jeleztcheva-Wildhaber, Bassoon
Dilyana Kirova, Bassoon
Tania Tachkova
, Piano
Ivo Kaltchev
, Piano
Folk Dancer, TBA
Percussionist, TBA

May 27, 2010, 6:00 pm, The Kennedy Center, The Millennium Stage

“Petko Stainov Memorial Concert”

Tribute to Bulgarian Composer Petko Staynov

Bulgarian pianist Pavlina Dokovska—winner of the Claude Debussy International Competition and Piano Department Chair at the Mannes College The New School for Music—plays a tribute to the late composer. Presented in cooperation with the St. Cyril and St. Methodius International Foundation, The Petko Staynov Foundation, the Bulgarian Music Society, and the Embassy of Bulgaria.

Watch the concert online!

The Bulgarian Music Society concerts are free. Reception follows the concerts. Seating is very limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve seating is available for the Friends of Bulgarian Music Society subscription package holders. If you would like to become a member and donate to the Society, please click here.

**All concerts begin at 7:30 PM at the Embassy of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008