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Program

Within its 8th edition, Piano Extravaganza Festival will present three piano recitals, three chamber music concerts, one jazz concert, a symphonic concert in collaboration with Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and the traditional “Open doors day”. We hope that our extraordinary artists and the variety of the repertoire for those 9 concerts would satisfy even the most sophisticated connoisseur. We would be delighted to welcome you at the wonderful venues of the Central Military Club, the “Bulgaria” Chamber and Symphonic Halls in Sofia!

 
CONCERTS AT THE CENTRAL MILITARY CLUB:

September 28, 2018, 19.30 h.: Chamber music concert of Mario Hossen, violin (Bulgaria), Anton Niculescu violoncello (Rumania) and Ludmil Angelov, piano (Bulgaria).
Works by L. van Beethoven, C. Debussy, F. Mendelssohn.

September 29, 2018, 19.30 h.: Jazz concert of Jivko Petrov, piano (Bulgaria)

September 30, from 10.00 to 19.00 h.: “Open doors day” – free entrance for children and adults, with a program of piano classes, talks about music, piano and education. As well, the unique opportunity for all music lovers to have a close look at the new Concert Grand YAMAHA CFX Piano and to enjoy performances of young talented pianists. The event is supported by “Virtuoso Piano Society”.

 
CONCERTS AT THE CHAMBER HALL BULGARIA, IN COLLABORATION WITH SOFIA PHILHARMONY:

October 1, 2018, 19.30 h.: Piano recital Marian Sobula (Poland).
Works by F. Chopin, I. Paderewski.

October 2, 2018, 19.30 h.: Chamber music concert of Verustiniya Schur-Ovchinnikova, violin (Russia) and Ilya Ovchinnikov, piano (Russia).
Works by R. Schumann, S. Rachmaninoff, S. Prokofiev, M. Ravel.

October 3, 2018, 19.30h.: Piano recital of Nicolas Bourdoncle, (France).
Works by E. Satie, I. Albéniz, E. Granados, M. Ravel, A. Ginastera.

October 4, 2018, 19.30 h.: Piano recital of Duo Atlantis – Sophia Hase (Germany) and Eduardo Ponce (Spain).
Works by M. Ravel, I. Albéniz, C. Debussy, X. Montsalvatge, J. Guinjoan, M. de Falla, C. Suriñach.

 
CONCERTS AT THE SYMPHONIC HALL BULGARIA, IN COLLABORATION WITH SOFIA PHILHARMONY:

November 15, 2018, 19.30 h.: Concert of Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra with soloists Marco Schiavo and Sergio Marchegiani, piano (Italy), Victoria Vassilenko, piano (Bulgaria), Ludmil Angelov, piano (Bulgaria), conducted by Rossen Gergov.
Works by W. A. Mozart, D. Lipatti, N. Kapustin.

December 1, 2018, 19.30 h.: Chamber music concert of Alexandrina Pendatchanska, soprano (Bulgaria) and Ludmil Angelov, piano (Bulgaria), with the participation of musicians from Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra.
Works by S. Rachmaninoff, M. Ravel, C. Debussy, D. Shostakovich.