Concert Season 2013-14

Grand Opening of the 2013-14 5th BMS Concert Season

The Magic of Bulgaria:
Vocal Ensemble Orfeia, Stefka Evstatieva (singer),
Tatiana Serbinska (singer), Lilia Slavova (actress), Ivo Kaltchev (piano) and
Koliu Kolev (accordion)
Join us for an unforgettable evening of Bulgarian poetry, classical art songs and folklore favorites.
Friday, September 20, 2013, 7:00 PM
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

Four plus One: Harrington String Quartet and Pianist Ani Gogova
Rossitza Jekova Goza, violin
Keith Redpath, violin
Vesselin Todorov, viola
Emmanuel Lopez, cello
Ani Gogova, piano
Five internationally acclaimed musicians will perform chamber works by Wolf, Beethoven and Elgar.
Friday, October 18, 2013, 7:00 PM
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

Music Theater Showcase: The Music of Franck Loesser
JBack by popular demand! After their spectacular performances in 2012 and 2013, the students of the Music Theater Division of the Catholic University of America Benjamin T. Rome School of Music,
one of the top three music theater programs in the U.S., are coming back to present another showcase featuring Broadway hits. Do not miss it!
Friday, November 1, 2013, 7:00 PM
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

Dossevi-Weiner Family Bulgarian Folk Music Concert

Co-presentation by the Washington Revels, the Bulgarian Music Society and the Bulgarian Community Center

In preparation for its 31st annual Christmas Revels: “Echoes of Thrace: Music, Dance and Drama of Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey,” the Washington Revels is proud to partner with the Bulgarian Music Society to present in concert two great folk artists from Bulgaria: celebrated Thracian singer Tanya Dosseva and master kaval player Lyuben Dossev. They will be joined by their daughter, Tzvety Weiner, lead singer of the local Bulgarian band Lyuti Chushki, drummer Bryndyn Weiner (Tzvety’s husband) and friends. This performance is particularly special because the two generations of musicians will perform side by side for the first time ever!

Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, 7pm

The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008

The Gypsy Spirit in Classical Music: Dvorak and Brahms
Joyce Lundy, soprano
Jorge Orozco, violin
Jeni Maneva, piano
Ralitza Patcheva, piano
This concert will explore the fascination of the 19th century composers with the wild freedom, passion and uniqueness of the Gypsy culture. Come and hear some of the most beloved masterpieces of
Johannes Brahms and Antonin Dvorak.
Friday, January 17, 2014, 7:00 PM
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

Opera Gala: Prizewinners of the 1st “Partners for the Arts” Vocal Awards Competition
Do not miss this amazing evening of opera arias performed by some of the most talented opera singers in the United States.
Thursday, March 28, 2014, 7:00 PM
The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

Guenko Guechev, Bass-Baritone and Ivo Kaltchev, Piano

Commemorative Concert Celebrating Legendary Bulgarian Opera Singer Boris Christoff

Vocal recital featuring selected art songs and arias from the repertoire of the legendary operatic bass Boris Christoff on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth. This concert is part of the 2014 European Month of Culture and is presented by the Delegation of the European Union, the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Music Society.

Friday, May 9, 2014, 7pm

The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C., 20008

Free Admission; Registration Required

 

 Anna Stoitcheva, Piano 

CONCERT IS POSTPONED

Co-presentation by the Bulgarian Music Society Concert Series in Washington DC and the Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York Concert Series. A special treat for piano music lovers. This solo piano recital features one of the most successful Bulgarian classical pianists today. Ms. Stoytcheva will perform works by Mozart, Schumann, Ravel and Rachmaninov.

The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission