Sofia Philharmonic Coming to Burlington


An internationally acclaimed orchestra is coming to Burlington next weekend.

The Sofia Philharmonic will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Burlington Memorial Auditorium, 200 Front St.

Direct from Bulgaria, Sofia Philharmonic is renowned for its captivating performances that blend technical virtuosity with emotional depth. They promise to deliver an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts of all ages.

Led by principal guest conductor Derek Gleeson and featuring pianist Ivaylo Vassilev, the orchestra will showcase three of Ludwig van Beethoven’s greatest works: Coriolan Overture, Piano (“Emperor”) Concerto No. 5 and a complete performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

“We are thrilled to bring the unparalleled artistry of the Sofia Philharmonic to Burlington,” said Burlington Civic Music President Kay Conrad. “Their commitment to excellence and passion for music is truly inspiring, and we are honored to host such a prestigious ensemble in our community.”

Founded in 1928, the Sofia Philharmonic has earned a reputation as one of Europe’s leading orchestras, captivating audiences worldwide with its impeccable musicianship and dynamic performances. With a rich history spanning nearly a century, the orchestra continues to push the boundaries of classical music while preserving the legacy of the great composers. Audiences can anticipate a spellbinding evening featuring the orchestra’s signature passion and precision.

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