XXI International Masterclass of RAINA KABAIVANSKA

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XXI International Masterclass of RAINA KABAIVANSKA

6 September - 1 October, 2021

Sofia Opera and Ballet House


The Masterclass is а part of the Calendar of cultural events of Sofia Municipality for 2021


Application deadline for sending the application form: September 3, 2021

Audition: September 6, 2021

Masterclass: 7-30 September, 2021

Gala concert: October 1, 2021




In her Masterclass Raina Kabaivanska works on improving the vocal technique and actor’s interpretation of pieces chosen by participants themselves. The most successful graduates perform in a Gala concert with the orchestra of Sofia Opera and Ballet. The participants with the best achievements during the Masterclass and the Gala concert will be awarded scholarships from Raina Kabaivanska Fund at NBU for further training in Italy.Prominent participants in the Masterclass will also have the opportunity to participate in performances of the Sofia Opera and Ballet, concerts with Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and others.


Application requirements and guidelines for the participants


Eligible applicants are singers up to the age of 32 with a musical education or students at musical Academies and Universities;

Applicants should prepare five arias for the competitive audition.

The audition will be conducted personally by Raina Kabaivanska who will select ten active participants. Additional course attendants could be also admitted.

Trainees will be supported by rehearsal pianists and an Italian language teacher.

Given the situation with COVID-19 virus, the organiser reserves the right to cancel the Masterclass or make any necessary amendments to the process of class attendance.


Application and participation fees:

• Audition:  25 euro

• Active participants: 150 euro

• Course attendants:75 euro


Registration of the applicants for the Masterclass here!


For additional information:, +35928110472

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