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SOFIA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Founded in 1928, the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra has long established itself as one of the leading institutions in Bulgaria’s musical life, representative of the overall contemporary musical culture of the country. Throughout its history, the orchestra has worked with eminent conductors such as Bruno Walter, Hermann Abendroth, Kurt Masur, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Valery Gergiev, Karl Österreicher, Neville Marriner, Charles Dutoit and others. Soloists who have performed with the orchestra have included David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Emil Gilels, Alexis Weissenberg, Dmitry Shostakovich, Mstislav Rostropovich, Ghena Dimitrova, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Sarah Chang, Thomas Hampson, Yuri Bashmet, Tabea Zimmermann, Elena Bashkirova, Sonya Yoncheva, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Maxim Vengerov, Angela Gheorghiu, Vadim Repin, Paul Badura-Skoda, Joshua Bell and many more world-renowned artists.

The orchestra has received many prestigious accolades including Musician of the Year, awarded by the programme Allegro Vivace radio contest hosted on the Horizont channel on Bulgarian National Radio, the Golden Lyre and Crystal Lyre awarded by the Union of Bulgarian Musicians and Dancers and Classic FM Radio, the Honorary Sign of Sofia and the Honorary Sign of the President of Bulgaria. From 2017, the director of the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra has been Nayden Todorov.

For more information, visit www.sofiaphilharmonic.com.

Role: Orchestra 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
100 MASTERPIECES OF SACRED CHORAL MUSIC Capriccio
C7155
Choral - Sacred
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor" (Dikov, Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) / Piano Sonata No. 8, "Pathétique" (Szekely) Capriole
CA15628
Concerto
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 (Dikov, Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriole
CA15626
Concerto
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 and 4 (Dikov, Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriole
CA15627
Concerto
BRAHMS, J.: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 (Sgouros, Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C51000
Concerto
BRAHMS, J.: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-2 (Sgouros, Tabakov) Capriccio
C10650
Concerto
Choral Music - BORTNIANSKY, D. / SCHUBERT, F. / BRUCKNER, A. / BRUCH, M. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / SILCHER, F. / RHEINBERGER, J.G. Capriccio
C67136-38
Opera
Choral Music (100 Masterpieces) Capriccio
C49565
Choral - Sacred, Opera
Choral Music (Sacred) - BACH, J.S. / SCHUBERT, F. / ZELENKA, J.D. / SCHEIN, J.H. / HANDEL, G.F. / SCHUTZ, H. / BRUCKNER, A. / SCHUBERT, F. Capriccio
C49337
Orchestral
Choral Music (Sacred) - HANDEL, G.F. / MOZART, W.A. / HAYDN, J. / BEETHOVEN, L. van / BACH, J.S. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / BRUCKNER, A. Capriccio
C49333
Choral - Sacred
Choral Music (Sacred) - SCHUBERT, F. / BRAHMS, J. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / VERDI, G. / MONTEVERDI, C. / BRUCKNER, A. / MOZART, W.A. / GRIEG, E. Capriccio
C49341
Choral - Sacred
CLASSIC MASTERWORKS - Johannes Brahms Capriccio
C49032
Concerto
CLASSIC MASTERWORKS - Ludwig van Beethoven Capriccio
C49028
Opera, Concerto
CLASSIC MASTERWORKS - Richard Strauss Capriccio
C49035
Orchestral
CLASSIC MASTERWORKS - Richard Wagner Capriccio
C49034
Opera
CLASSIC MASTERWORKS - Sergei Rachmaninov Capriccio
C49036
Concerto
CLASSIC MOODS - HANDEL, G.F. / BACH, J.S. / MOZART, W.A. / BOCCHERINI, L. / TELEMANN, G.P. / BESARD, J.-.B. / FASCH, J.F. Capriccio
C18419
Orchestral
CLASSIC MOODS - HUMPERDINCK, E. / FAURÉ, G. / BRAHMS, J. / SCHUMANN, R. / PUCCINI, G. / GRIEG, E. / SCHUBERT, F. / PUCCINI, G. / RHEINBERGER, J.G. Capriccio
C18411
Orchestral
CLASSIC MOODS - MOZART, W.A. Capriccio
C18403
Orchestral
CLASSIC MOODS - PERGOLESI, G.B. / BACH, J.S. / HANDEL, G.F. / BACH, C.P.E. / MOZART, W.A. / HAYDN, J. / DONIZETTI, G. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix Capriccio
C18416
Choral - Sacred
CLASSIC MOODS - PUCCINI, G. / SCHUBERT, F. / WAGNER, R. / RUBINSTEIN, A. / TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I. Capriccio
C18404
Orchestral
CLASSIC MOODS - SCHUBERT, F. / BRAHMS, J. / DAVID, F. / BEETHOVEN, L. van / WOLF, H. / MAHLER, G. / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / ABY, F.W. / REYER, E. Capriccio
C18412
Vocal, Orchestral
CLASSIC MOODS - TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I. / DVORAK, A. / GRIEG, E. / DELIBES, L. / BRAHMS, J. / RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, N.A. / MAHLER, G. Capriccio
C18407
Orchestral
CLASSIC MOODS - VERDI, G. / PUCCINI, G. / MASSENET, J. / GOUNOD, C.-F. / BIZET, G. / SAINT-SAENS / WAGNER, R. / OFFENBACH, J. Capriccio
C18410
Opera, Orchestral
GOETHE AND MUSIC, Vol. 1 - BEETHOVEN, L. van / MENDELSSOHN, Felix / GOUNOD, C.-F. / BERLIOZ, H. / MASSENET, J. / MAHLER, G. / SPOHR, L. / BOITO. A Capriccio
C49270-2
Orchestral
HAYDN, J.: Concertos (Friedrich, Lencses, Kalafusz) Capriccio
C51102
Concerto
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 1, "Titan" (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49044
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection" (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49045
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 3 (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49048
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 4 (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49051
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 5 (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49052
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 6, "Tragic" (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49053
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 7 (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49056
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 8, "Symphony of a Thousand" (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49059
Orchestral
MAHLER, G.: Symphony No. 9 / Symphony No. 10: Adagio (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C49062
Orchestral
MELODIES FROM 1001 NIGHTS - MOZART, W. A. / GLUCK, C. W. / BEETHOVEN, L. van / CORNELIUS, P. / MUSSORGSKY, M. / VERDI, G. / BIZET, G. Capriccio
C49205-4
Opera
MOUZAS: Music for an Imaginary Film / Prima Materia / Monologue / Thought Forms / Lucid Dream Naxos
8.570951
Orchestral, Concerto, Orchestral
MOZART, W.A.: Opera Gala Capriccio
C51096
Opera
MOZART, W.A.: Zauberflöte (Die) / Idomeneo [Opera] (Highlights) Capriole
CA18400
Opera
Opera Arias - MOZART, W. A. / BELLINI, V. / VERDI, G. / ROSSINI, G. / GOUNOD, C. / MASSENET, J. / PUCCINI, G. / SCHMIDT, F. / WAGNER, R. Capriccio
C49214-6
Opera
Opera Arias - MOZART, W.A. / ROSSINI, G. / DONIZETTI, G. / VERDI, G. / PUCCINI, G. / GOUNOD, C.-F. / OFFENBACH, J. / WAGNER, R. Capriccio
C49215-3
Opera
Opera Arias (Bass): Pertusi, Michele - ROSSINI, G. / DONIZETTI, G. / VERDI, G. / GOMES, C. / GOUNOD, C.-F. / BELLINI, V. Capriccio
C10704
Opera
Opera Arias (Counter-tenor): Kowalski, Jochen - GLINKA, M.I. / TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I. / MUSSORGSKY, M.P. / RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, N.A. (The Russian Opera Album) Capriccio
C67006
Opera, Orchestral
Orchestral Music - VERDI, G. / MOZART, W.A. / PUCCINI, G. (Symphonic Opera) (Sofia Philharmonic, Tabakov) Capriccio
C10770
Orchestral
SCHUBERT, F.: Masses Nos. 1-6 / Deutsche Messe (Bulgarian National Choir, Sofia Philharmonic, Robev, RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Radio Symphony, Creed) Capriccio
C7046
Choral - Sacred
STRAUSS II, J.: Blindekuh [Operetta] (R. Davidson, Kunkle, Bortolotti, Sofia Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, Salvi) Naxos
8.660434-35
Operetta
SUNSET CLASSICS Capriccio
C67107-08
Vocal, Orchestral
TCHAIKOVSKY, P.I.: Symphony No. 4 / Capriccio Italien (Sofia Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, Ghiaurov, Ahronovitch) Capriole
CA14014
Orchestral
VERDI, G.: Attila [Opera] (Ghiuselev) Capriccio
C51201
Opera
VERDI, G.: Messa da Requiem (Tabakov) Capriccio
C10646-47
Choral - Sacred
VERDI, G.: Messa da Requiem / 4 Pezzi sacri (Tabakov) Capriccio
C51021
Choral - Sacred
WAGNER, A.M.: Symphony No. 1, "Kraftwerk" / BACH, J.S.: Chromatic Fantasia / PROKOFIEV, S.: Piano Sonata No. 7 (A.M. Wagner) Oehms Classics
OC858
Concerto





 
 
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