Rila Music Exchange

Rila Music Exchange

Project Rila Music Exchange A joint project of the Ardenza Foundation and the Rila Municipality. The workshop brings young ethno musicians of all nationalities to the Rila mountains of Southwestern Bulgaria to learn and perform together with local amateur folk music...
Early Bulgarian String Quartets

Early Bulgarian String Quartets

Project Early Bulgarian String Quartets “I gave it a Bulgarian injection”: Two Bulgarian second-generation composers ​​talk about composing their string quartets. ​Lyubomir Pipkov (1904-1974) on the genesis of his String Quartet No.1 (1928) Those were...
Ardenza Musical Heroes

Ardenza Musical Heroes

Project Ardenza Musical Heroes ​A documentary project remembering some of the distinguished musicians who have had a major impact on the way we experience and perform chamber music Violinist ​Rostislav Dubinsky “Music never comes by itself. It has to be invited by...
Vivapiano Competition

Vivapiano Competition

Project VIVAPIANO International competitionfor non-professionalpianists. Founded by Daniela Dikova and inspired by the distinguished Bulgarian piano pedagogue Andrei Stoyanov, the VIVAPIANO International Competition for Non-professional Pianists is for amateur...
Vivakordeon Competition

Vivakordeon Competition

Project VIVAKORDEON First internationalcompetitionfor accordionists. Founded by Daniela Dikova in creative consonance with the eminent Bulgarian accordionist Krassimir Sterev, the VIVAKORDEON competition for accordionists non-professionals and accordionists with...