Concert Season 2011-12

*Program and artists are subject to change without notice.


Grand Opening of the 2011-12 Concert Season
Teodosi Spasov and Vocal Ensemble Orfia
Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 7:00pm

Lilia Donkova, violin (Bulgaria, Portugal) and Ivo Kaltchev, piano
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 7:00pm

Opera Gala:
Fabiana Bravo, soprano (Soloist, The Metropolitan Opera, NYC)
Gunko Guetchev, bass-baritone (Voice Chair, Duquesne University)
Xiu-ru Liu, mezzo soprano (Voice Professor, Duquesne University)                 Ivo Kaltchev, piano and others
Friday, December 9, 2011, 7:00 pm

Music Theater Showcase: The Music of Cy Coleman
Please join us for a spectacular concert of Broadway hits by Cy Coleman. The showcase will be performed by 12 singers from the Music Theater Division of the Catholic University of America Banjamin T. Rome School of Music, one of the top three Music Theater programs in the U.S. Do not miss it!
Friday, February 17, 2012, 7:00pm

LOVE, THE MAGICAL REALITY: An Evening of Bulgarian Poetry, Music, and Wine. Listen to the best Bulgarian love poetry from classical to contemporary.

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 6:30pm at the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Presented by the Ambassador Theater

This is a fundraiser for Ambassador Theater’s Celebration of the Bulgarian Culture. To buy tickets, please go to www.aticc.org. All proceeds from the tickets cover the cost of the event and support the Ambassador Theater’s production of Hopa Tropa Kukerica, a Celebration of the Bulgarian Culture at the George Washington Masonic Memorial on April 1, 2012.

Bella Hristova, violin and
Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Presented by the Embassy Series (http://www.embassyseries.org/276.html?ee_id=276); tickets: $100

Prizewinners of the 2012 8th International Competition “Young Virtuosos” Organized by the National School of Music “Lubomir Pipkov”, Sofia, Bulgaria
Friday, April 13, 2012, 7:00pm
Note: Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are admission-free; donations are gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

Edith Piaf Show: 8th Featuring soprano Maria Elena Infantino and pianist Georgi Slavchev
Written and Directed by Pablo D’Adamo
Friday, April 27, 2012, 7:00pm

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are admission-free; donations are gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.