Sofia Philharmonic: Essential 20th-Century Orchestral Works
City, Country:
Sofia, Bulgaria
12.-20. July 2021
Application Deadline:
Open until filled, limited to 12 conductors.


Rehearse and perform with the large Sofia Philharmonic in stunning and acoustically-superb Bulgaria Hall during 14 rehearsals and 2 public concerts under the guidance of Maestro Nayden Todorov (15-18 July) and Maestro Niels Muus (20-23).
Each of the 12 conductors accepted receive 120′ of rehearsal time (20′ daily) and dress rehearsal and performance time for their concert assignments. Daily video sessions, private and group coaching & conductor discussions.
Repertoire: Shostakovich Symphony No. 10; Stravinsky Firebird Suite/1919; Hindemith Mathis der Maler; Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances; Bartok Dance Suite, Mahler Symphony No. 5; Ravel Alborada del gracioso.
An optional HD video of the rehearsals and concerts is made by the orchestra’s sound engineer and team with external microphones mixed in. Concerts are streamed live with numerous camera angles. Work with 2 great conductor/coaches in a collegial and supportive atmosphere while conducting a world-class orchestra this July in Sofia.

Application deadline: Open until filled, limited to 12 conductors.