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On the eve of Christmas, the "Our Home is Bulgaria" Foundation invites you for the fourth consecutive year to a solemn Christian concert - "New Birth" in celebration of the Word of God. This feast of different sounds will take place on December 20 at 19:30 in the large auditorium of the Sofia Opera and Ballet.
The Opera will feature centuries-old Church Slavonic chants, as well as emblematic Christian and traditional Bulgarian folk songs. The vocal performances will be accompanied by a quality artistic reading of texts from the Holy Scriptures against the background of symphonic performances by a classical orchestra and even opera arias. This year in the concert for the first time will sound and healthy, but also lyrical rock music, presented by the legendary band "B.T.R."
In the Charity Christmas concert in praise of the Child of God will participate with Church Slavonic chants Sofia Priestly Choir conducted by stavrophore butler Kiril Popov. The Mixed Choir at the Hagia Sophia Church with conductor Slavil Dimitrov, who was created unsuccessfully, will also make his debut. Musicians from the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra will also be on stage.
Soloists from the ensemble "Philip Kutev" will take care of the folklore. Viewers in the hall will see the folklore legend Guna Ivanova together with her granddaughters Iva and Velislava Kostadinovi who will perform a Virgin Mary Christmas song. The Army Song Quartet also made an interesting transition from Von's songs to traditional chants.
The classical musical part will be entrusted to the Vladigerov Brothers - Alexander and Konstantin, who are grandchildren of Pancho Vladigerov. The main participants in these concerts are also the string orchestra "Quarto Quartet".
Nusha Women's Choir with soloist and conductor Nelly Andreeva will take the audience into the deep waters of Christian chants. The opera prima Olga Tsvetkova with aria will play Queen Desislava.
"B.T.R." will be presented with their Christmas song, as well as a special acoustic arrangement of their popular hits.
The sacred texts of the Bible will be read and recreated by the actors Marian Marinov and Yanko Lozanov and the hosts of the concert Galina Dimitrova and Plamen Plamenov Miryanov, who is also the main engine of this Christmas concert.
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This year the funds raised will be donated by the "Our Home is Bulgaria" Foundation to the first and only entirely Orthodox school "St. Sedmochislenitsi" in Lovech. The school is now up to 4th grade and is under the protection of Metropolitan Gabriel of Lovech, the idea being to become up to 7th grade. In school, each hour begins with a prayer.
Let us rejoice in the Nativity of the Lord Jesus Christ, let us rejoice in the Word of Life, let us rejoice in the Most Holy One who gave birth to the Savior of the world! We look forward to seeing you at the concert!
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