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Artist of the Week – VeiveCura

8 September, 2014 от · 1 comment

Interview with Davide Iacono, musician and founder of VeiveCura by Dessislava Berndt VeiveCura, Photo by Chiara Incarbone Davide, how did you get into music? I’ve been connected with music since I was in my mother’s womb. She was studying piano for her last exam before graduation.

Artist of the Week — Hampson Sisler

8 April, 2014 от · 1 comment

Tsvetelina Mareva`s interview with the composer Hampson Sisler Hampson Sisler: “Always write to the best of your ability” Hampson Sisler is one of the most prolific American classical composers living today.His first works were published at age nineteen starting with the H.W.Gray Co. and going on, with time, to Jos. Fischer & Co., Belwin Mills, […]

Artist of the Week — SPIRITWO

24 December, 2012 от · 1 comment

Maja Jankowska talks with the Members of SPIRITWO Tell us a bit about the kind of music you play. The music we play is an amalgamation of Alternative Pop/Rock, blending with other musical aesthetics, such as Electronic Cabaret, Heavy Metal, and sometimes Prog or Arabesque flavor…!! Tell us a bit about your band and its […]

Artist of the week – Rosario Bella

20 December, 2010 от · No comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with the impresario Rosario Bella The job of the typical impresario is to organise and finance concerts, plays or operas. Rosario Bella is an excellent example of this kind of job. In 1986 he sets up the organization Brosmusic Italia and since then hundreds of concerts with soloists, chamber ensembles and […]

Forte String Quartet makes Bulgaria proud in London

15 December, 2010 от · No comments

Stoyan Botev International Press Center London – 11.24.2010 The Forte String Quartet – Hristo Popov, violin; Stanislav Nikolov, violin; Krasi Ivanov, viola; Kalin Ivanov, cello – arrived from New York on November 16 to participate in the 1st London Festival of Bulgarian Culture – November 2 – 26. The concert took place on November 19th […]

Artist of the Week – Chinawoman

7 December, 2010 от · 2 comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with Chinawoman Photo: Pascal Paquette Do you remember your first performances on stage? Yes it was almost five years ago. At a small bar in Toronto, a few of my best friends played with me. I was very drunk, it went over very well. What roused your interest for music? I […]

Let’s listen to Matt Charles…

6 December, 2010 от · 2 comments

Ludmila Yordanova This is a true story. A story indeed. Almost a saga. It has a protagonist – the singer and composer Matt Charles. It also has the circumstances required for the story to happen. The wind, the rain and the sun of Hamburg (the order of appearance varies). There are three different locations where […]

Artist of the Week – Matt Charles

6 October, 2010 от · 2 comments

An interview with the singer and the songwriter Matt Charles by Lyudmila Yordanova Matt Charles is a singer and a songwriter, born in Tasmania. His home town is Hobart, on the island of Tasmania. More recently he lived in northern Australia and down to the port town of Fremantle on the west coast. He now finds himself in Hamburg […]

Artist of the Week — Hristo Popov

2 August, 2010 от · No comments

Interview with Hristo Popov by Galya Mladenova Hailed as “Virtuoso-violinist extraordinaire” by Musical Horizons, Hristo Popov, brings tremendous experience to the concert stage. Popov made his orchestral debut at the age of nine and since then has performed throughout the United States, England, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Italy, Switzerland, and Mexico as both recitalist […]

Artist of the Week — Kelvin Sholar

5 July, 2010 от · 1 comment

Interview by Yana Radilova with Kelvin Sholar Kelvin Sholar: I want to transfer life into music through inspiration You have been related to music since your early childhood. Have you ever been interested in other kinds of art? Yes! I love reading good writings and have had a few poems published. Now, Iʼm writing a […]

RISE: Use the stage as an avenue for speaking out against wrong-doings

29 May, 2010 от · 2 comments

Interview by Yana Radilova with the music band RISE How did you get involved with music? Chloe: We got involved in music in many different ways. Firstly, our parents are folk musicians and brought us up with old time Appalachian music and dance since we were little girls. We spent many weekends in the mountains […]

Yoni Vidal – I put all that I have in my music, so listen with your ears, but also with your heart

14 April, 2010 от · No comments

An interview with the guitarist and music composer Yoni Vidal by Dessislava Berndt Yoni, what is the meaning of music for you? For me music is a mixture of different sounds respecting the harmony and the color of each other that, when put together, become a powerful creation that can create emotions and memories to […]

Artist of the Week — Mario Grigorov

5 April, 2010 от · No comments

Interview with composer and pianist Mario Grigorov by Dessislava Berndt Mario Grigorov: “I strive to remain open, young at heart and curious about life” Photography: Joanna Wilson Mario, what does music mean to you? This is not an easy question for me to answer because I have been playing the piano since I was 4. […]

“Spice Road” – the story, Part III

28 March, 2010 от · No comments

Yoni Vidal to be continued photo: Patricia Bouquillon ENTIENDO Entiendo means “I understand” in Spanish, and is a homage to the passion of my life, the guitar. I didn’t “compose” this song; my guitar gave it to me. It’s like a present from god; another way to communicate. The particularity of this tune is the […]

Artist of the Week — Tzvetelina Tchendova

22 March, 2010 от · 25 comments

Interview with Tzvetelina Tchendova by Dessislava Berndt Translation by Asya Draganova Tzvetelina, how and why did you decide to deal with jazz? I was 11 years old when my dad, who had been abroad, brought home a record of Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”. I think that’s when I fell in love with this kind of […]

“Spice Road” – the story, Part II

22 March, 2010 от · No comments

Yoni Vidal to be continued Photo: Patricia Bouquillon ORCHARD LIGHTS I remember the first time that I went there. It was Thursday of May 1994. Just after landing, my colleagues and I took a cab from Changui airport to Jalan Lada Puteh (“our” street for the following four months) and crossed that big avenue. I […]

“Spice Road” – the story, Part I

19 March, 2010 от · No comments

Yoni Vidal “Spice Road” is a project made by two good friends: Anthony Jonathan Richter and me, Yoni Vidal. For us, life is music and music is passion… Photo: Patricia Bouquillon Our first meeting was in Singapore at Fabrice’s World Music bar in March 1998. Toni Richter was member of the club and a formal […]

Artist of the Week — Malek Jandali

15 March, 2010 от · 8 comments

Interview with Syrian composer and pianist Malek Jandali The touch of the hand on the piano is the purest expression of the soul. At least this is how I feel Is it possible to create music compiled between melody based on the oldest music notation in the world, discovered in the ancient city of Ugarit, […]

Sealiah – “It’s all a question of willingness, when you are doing something with your best will”

26 February, 2010 от · No comments

Interview with Sealiah by Dessislava Berndt Translation: Nadejda Nikolova Sealiah was formed in 1999 and is comprised of Daniela Miteva and Franck Helwina .Their music mixes the Bulgarian voice of Daniela with Spanish, oriental and gypsy rhythms, combining traditional music with a modern sound. The band has sold more than 35,000 copies of their first […]

Pavel Badzhakov /Pavzo/: “The fine photography has exactly the same vibration as the music”

15 February, 2010 от · No comments

Petia Petkova’s interview with the photographer Pavel Badzhakov /Pavzo/ Translation by Maria Aladzhova “I was born in the most beautiful city of Bulgaria – Plovdiv – 31 and a half years ago, in the month of the most horned sign, so of course all of my sentences start with the word “I”… My occupation has […]