TV “Classica” Italy will broadcast the Gala concert 2014 in honor of Raina Kabaivanska

 Foto: Krum Stoev


This significant music event of 2014 gathered on the same stage some of the most famous students and scholarship holders of Raina Kabaivanska who are already recognized stars of world most famous opera theatres. The audience had the unique opportunity to hear Anton Markov, Kostadin Mechkov Maria Radoeva (Bulgaria), Andrea Carè, Veronica Simeoni, Elisa Barbero and Matteo Desole (Italy), Vittoria Yeo (South Korea), Anaïs Mejías (Puerto Rico), Ana Petricevic (Serbia), Sofia Soloviy (Ukraine). The Gala Concert at the National Palace of Culture with the participation of the Choir and the Orchestra of the Sofia Opera and Ballet, conducted by Maestro Nayden Todorov, was visited by more than 4000 people – among them the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, members of the Board of Trustees of New Bulgarian University, Magistrates, representatives of Diplomatic Corps, of media, businessmen and many popular persons in Bulgaria. The program included arias and ensembles of the opera’s greatest masterpieces. All the funds raised during the Gala concert are designated to be used for continuation of the cause of Raina Kabaivanska - to generously give away her experience and talent to young opera singers. The culmination of the Concert was Fidelia's aria from "Edgar" by Puccini - performed by Raina Kabaivanska. This rose the audience to its feet.
The concert will be broadcasted by Italian television in two parts in the period December 21, 2015 – January 3, 2016.

Program of the Gala concert on TV "Classica", Italy:

First part
December 21, 2015 (Monday) 21:10 h
December 22, 2015 (Tuesday) 10:15 h
December 23, 2015 (Wednesday), 14:20 h
December 24, 2015 (Thursday), 12:10 h
December 25, 2015 (Friday), 23:20 h
December 26, 2015 (Saturday), 11:45 h
December 27, 2015 (Sunday), 16:25 h

Second part
December 28, 2015 (Monday), 21:10 h
December 29, 2015 (Tuesday) 11:05 h
December 30, 2015 (Wednesday), 14:35 h
December 31, 2015(Thursday), 10:05 h
January 1, 2016 (Friday)
January 2, 2016 (Saturday)
January 3, 2016 (Sunday)