Concert Season 2018-19

Grand Opening of the 2018-19 10th BMS Concert Season

BULGARIAN MUSIC SOCIETY: 10TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

featuring

Prof. Guenko Guechev (baritone), Yana Hristova (flute), Dr. Ivo Kaltchev (piano), Dr. Jeni Maneva (piano), Dr. Ina Mirtcheva (piano), Dr. Dimitar Nikolov (piano), Dr. Ralitza Patcheva (piano), Yuri Popov (violin), Mila Naumoff (organ), Music Theater Majors from the Music Theater Division of the Catholic University of America Vocal Ensemble Orfeia, Tatiana Sarbinska (Artistic Director of Orfeia)

This gala celebration marks the beginning of our 10th concert series. Join us to celebrate the achievements of our music society which, since its founding in 2009, has presented 60 concerts featuring more than 400 performers from all over the world. Come and enjoy the magic of Bulgarian folklore, the majesty of a $3-million-modern organ, the beauty of Classical music, the joy of musical theater and the power of opera.

Sunday, October 14, 2pm

The First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, D.C,

1328 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Free admission; $20 donation suggested

Reception to Follow. Free street parking

Only two blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro station

 

Piano Duet Recital: Xun Pan and Yang Yang

Join us for an evening of beautiful and brilliant music for one piano, four hands, performed by two of the most distinguished Chinese-American pianists today. The program will include piano duets by Mozart, Schubert, Dvorak, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, and others.

Friday, November 9, 2018, 7pm

Free Admission

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

Wine and cheese reception will follow the concert

Opera Gala: Prizewinners of the 2018 “Partners for the Arts” Vocal Awards Competition

Do not miss our annual, exciting and classy evening of popular arias performed by some of the most talented young opera singers in the United States. This is a co-presentation by the Bulgarian Music Society and the Partners for the Arts Organization.

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, 7pm

Free Admission

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

Wine and cheese reception will follow the concert

 

Lyuti Chushki – Bulgarian Folk Orchestra

The Bulgarian Music Society is proud to present Lyuti Chushki, the most popular and successful Bulgarian Folk Orchestra in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Experience the unique beauty and rhythmic energy of the Bulgarian folklore music performed by some of the most talented and versatile folk musicians in the United States.

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7pm

Free Admission

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

Wine and cheese reception will follow the concert

 

Poetry and Music: Lilia Slavova (actress) and Jeni Maneva (piano)

Do you like poetry? Do you like Classical piano music? Our distinguished Bulgarian artists Lilia and Jeni will present an intimate, beautiful and unforgettable evening featuring their favorite poems and piano pieces.  This concert is part of the 2019 European Month of Culture.

Friday, May 17, 2019, 7pm

Free Admission

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

Wine and cheese reception will follow the concert