Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, The National Orchestra of Bulgaria, Comes to UConn's Jorgensen Center on Monday, February 12

The Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra became the national orchestra of Bulgaria in 1945 and has long established itself as one of the leading cultural institutions, representative of the overall contemporary musical culture of the country. Under the baton of Principal Conductor Christo Pavlov, the Orchestra takes the stage at UConn’s Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, February 12 (7:30 pm) as part of their 2023-2024 U.S. Tour. 

The repertoire of the Sofia Philharmonic comprises works ranging from classical to contemporary opuses, including premiere performances of numerous works by Bulgarian composers. The Orchestra has garnered substantial recognition all over the world, and has performed in major venues across Europe, Asia, and North America. The Orchestra has been awarded many prestigious accolades including: “Musician of the Year,” “Golden Lyre,” “Golden Stave,” “Golden Quill,” “Crystal Lyre,” the Honorary Sign of Sofia, and the Honorary Sign of the President of Bulgaria. 

The Marriage of Figaro - Overture
Violin Concert No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550
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Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra tickets ($42-$47) are now on sale on the Jorgensen website, (Note: all artists, events, dates, programs and policies are subject to change.) 
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2132 Hillside Road on the UConn campus in Storrs. The Box Office is open Mon – Fri, 10 am to 5 pm. For questions and assistance, email or call 860-486-4226.    
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts presents 30 to 35 diverse performances each season, from nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and ensembles ranging from classical music to world music and dance, classical ballet and contemporary dance, comedy, family programming and contemporary entertainment. 
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