International Master Class of Raina Kabaivanska at New Bulgarian University
The Master Class enables young opera singers tobecome acquaintedwiththe art and experience of Raina Kabaivanska and to refine with her their vocal technique and interpretation skills. The training is also followed by performing on the opera stage. Participants in the Master Class of Raina Kabaivanska – up to 13 young opera singers, are selected on a competitive basis. More than 200 artists from Europe, USA, South America, Australia, Asia and Africa have been trained in the 19 editions of her Master Class. Upon completion of each Master Class, the most distinguished graduates participate in a Gala Concertand performances at Sofia Opera and Ballet House.
The Master Class of Raina Kabaivanska at NBU is the first master class in Bulgaria initiated in 2001 by George Tekev, PhD – Executive Director and member of the Board of trustees of NBU. It is implemented in partnership with Sofia Мunicipality, Sofia Opera and Ballet House and Sofia Philharmonic Оrchestra.