World premieres of works written especially for the festival by Alexander Kandov, Alexander Tekeliev, George Arnaudov, Tzvetan Dobrev, Sarah Kostadinoska
For the first time available to the general public will become radioopera "Your presence" by Alexander Raichev a text by Vladimir Bashev
Many anniversaries are our focus this year
On the festival stage will guest-star artists such as string quartet "Bridge", Konstantin Lifshitz, Yakov Ayvaz, Alexander Zemtsov, Vladimir Valyarevich, Svetlana Marash, Atanas Kurtev Evgeni Bozhanov, Ludmil Angelov, Mariana Gyurkova, Pavlina Dokovska, Tsvetelina Maldzhanska, Denitsa Lafchieva, Vladimir Atanassov and others., some of these in first visit in Bulgaria
First presentation in Bulgaria of works by John Cage, Morton Feldman, Robert Mushinski, Jacques Tournier, Frank Bridge, Frederick Delius, Alexander Scriabin, Svetlana Marash and a number of English, Italian, Spanish, German, American, French, Russian and other composers
Especially for the festival for the first time combine their creative energies and Angel Stankov Mariana Gyurkova, Idealov Rosen and Nina Gordon, Tsvetelina Maldzhanska Ermita and Schweitzer, Plamen Dzhurov and Alexander Zemtsov, Ivo Varbanov and Konstantin Lifshitz, Vladimir Atanasov and Zornitsa Radionova, Vladimir Valyarevich and Christo Tanev and others.
In various formats for the first time we invited actors Vasil Mihaylov and Martin Ghiaurov
Workshop and master classes for harp and Media Susanna Klintcharova , master class Ludmil Angelov
Presentation of new books and scientific periodicals of the Institute of Art Studies and book for Prof. Vladi Simeonov
Presentation of a new CD dedicated to Bulgarian folk magic of the Choir of Sofia Boys conducted by Adriana Blagoeva
Bulgarian National Radio
Bulgarian National Television
State Archive - Sofia
Classic FM Radio
International Violin Competition "Vasco Abadjiev"
National Music Academy "Pancho Vladigerov"
National Music School "Lyubomir.Pipkov"
New Bulgarian University
National Palace of children
Union of Bulgarian Composers
Metropolitan Hotel Sofia
MUSICIANS FROM THE VISIT:
50 years Chamber Ensemble "Sofia Soloists"
90th Anniversary of Alexander Raichev
90th Anniversary of Lazar Nikolov
100 Anniversary of Vladi Simeonov
100 Anniversary of Parashkev Hadjiev
100th anniversary of John Cage
110th Anniversary of Birth of Dimitar Nenov
110th anniversary of the birth of Veselin Stoyanov
150 anniversary of Claude Debussy
100th anniversary of the first Bulgarian symphony Nikola Atanassov
Youth Philharmonic "Pioneer"
Chamber ensemble "Sofia Soloists"
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
National Philharmonic Choir "Svetoslav Obretenov"
Girls choral ensemble "Evmolpeya" - Plovdiv
Sofia Boys Choir
String Quartet "Bridge" - UK
Piano Trio "Assist" - Erie Masaoka - Atanas Krastev - Victoria Vassilenko
Mr. Idealov trio - clarinet, Nina Gordon - cello, R. Kent Cook - piano
Biljana Voutchkova Duo - Svetlana Marash with music by John Cage