Program in April 2017

April 06, 2017 / Thursday /

18.30 hours       Hall “M-Ro G.Atanasov”

Conductor: PIERRE  CALABRIA /Itali/           

Soloist: Desislava Dobreva – flute


B. Bartok – Six Romanian folk dances

V. A. Motsart – Concert for flute and orchestra, K. 314

Fr. Bourne – Brilliant fantasy on “Carmen”

B. Smetana – Three dance from op. “The Bartered bride”


Desislava Dobreva

Desislava DOBREVA, born in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), began at the age of six to play the piano and four years later the flute at the National Music School in Stara Zagora. Only one year after having started playing the flute, she won a first prize at the National Music Competition for Wind Players in Bulgaria to be followed by four other 1. prizes at Bulgarian music competitions. After her secondary graduation in 2005, she became a student at the University of Music and performing Arts Vienna in the class of Prof. Barbara Gisler. In the winter semester 2010/2011 she took part on the ERASMUS-exchange programme and studied at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris in the class of Prof. Vincent Lucas (Principal flute of Orchestre de Paris) and in the piccolo class of Nathalie Rozat (Principal piccolo of Orchestre national d’Île-de-France). In June 2012 she finished her Master diploma and graduated with honour. In 2012-2014 she continued her flute studies with Prof. Karl-Heinz Schütz (Principal flute of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) at the Konservatorium Wien.
She is a prize winner of Osaka Music Competition (2008), Schubert International Competition, Russe (2011) and Fidelio Competition, Vienna (2013).
Desislava Dobreva has collected her orchestral experience with the Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Wiener Volksoper, Klagenfurter Symphoniker, Stadttheater Baden, European Union Youth Orchestra, Webern Symphonie Orchester u.a. conducted by Semjon Bytschkow, Phllilippe Jordan, Franz-Welser Möst, Thomas Dausgaard, Ingo Metzmacher, Christoph Eschenbach ,Vladimir Ashkenazy a.o. She is a member of the Yehudi Menuhin “Live Music Now” foundation, Vienna. She took part at numerous international masterclasses with Felix Renggli, Philippe Bernold, Benoit Fromanger, Piere-Yves Artaud, Paul Maisen a.o. A major experience of her is the participation as an academist of the Angelika Prokopp Foundation of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in 2013-2015.


April 10, 2017 / Monday /

18.30 hours       Hall “M-Ro G.Atanasov”



Youth orchestra of great university of Paris (France)

Conductor: JOAN FARGEAU /France/    

Soloist: Camille Fontaine (France) – violin

Antoine Pierre (France) – cello

and others.


Gabriel Faure – Suite “Pelléas et Mélisande” op.80

Klod Debyusi – Rhapsody for clarinet and orchestra

Camille Saint-Saëns – “Muse of the poet,” op. 132 for violin, cello and orchestra

Zhorzh Bize – Excerpts from op. “Carmen”

Zhak Ofenbah – Excerpts from op. “Beautiful Helen”


April 13, 2017 / Thursday /

18.30 hours       Hall “M-Ro G.Atanasov”

         Conductor: NSEOBONG E. EKPO (USA)                        Soloist: John Kyosev – oboe



JK. Walker – “lyrical”

V. A. Motsart – Concerto for oboe and orchestra, K. 314

L. van Beethoven – Symphony № 2 in D major op.36


Nseobong E. Ekpo

 Nseobong E. Ekpo has conducted internationally in China with the Beijing Opera Company and in Japan with the University of Washington Wind Ensemble (U.S.A) . Ekpo made his conducting debut in 2001 with the Prince George’s Winyah Opera in Georgetown, SC, USA. Ekpo is also a scholar and advocate for diversity in programing. He is a specialist in the orchestral music of African-American composers. Ekpo holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in orchestral conducting from the University of South Carolina (USA).

John  Kyosev

John Vladimirov Kyosev  was born on 08.15.1994 in Sofia, after the completion of the National School of Music “L.Pipkov” from September 2013 John IV year student at the “Professor. Pancho Vladigerov “in the class of Prof. oboe. Spiro Petkov.

Since 2008 is part of the spiritual trio, led by Mr. Rosen Idealov, which in April 2011 won III prize at the IX International Competition for German and Austrian music “MAGIC” in Bourgas and reached the final round of the international competition “Concertino Praga”.

In April 2014 John debuted as a soloist and since then has regularly soloist with many orchestras, performing at various concerts, participate in tours abroad attended master classes and has numerous appearances as leader of the group in concerts of the Symphony Orchestra of the BNR, Sofia Opera and ballet, Pleven Philharmonic orchestra, Philharmonic orchestra Plovdiv, Academic Symphony orchestra of the AMM and others.

In April 2016 he won first prize and gold medal in the third age group, oboe, of XXV National Competition “Obretenov” in the city. Provadia.

Currently manifests professionally as first oboe in Pazardzhik Symphony Orchestra conducted of maestro Gregory Palikarov.