New Bulgarian University



XX International Master Class of RAINA KABAIVANSKA


8 – 26 September, 2020

Sofia Opera and Ballet House





A part of the Calendar of cultural events of Sofia Municipality for 2020



Application deadline: September 3, 2020

Audition: September 7, 2020

Master class: 8-26 September, 2020

Gala concert: September 27, 2020


Master class


In her MasterClass Raina Kabaivanska works on improving the vocal technique and actor’s interpretation of pieces chosen by participants themselves. The most successful graduates perform in a Gala concert with the orchestra of Sofia Opera and Ballet. The participants with the best achievements during the Master Class and the Gala concert will be awarded scholarships from Raina Kabaivanska Fund at NBU for further training in Italy.



Application requirements and guidelines for the participants


  • Eligible applicants are singers up to the age of 32 with a musical education or students at musical Academies and Universities;
  • Applicants should prepare five arias for the competitive audition.
  • The audition will be conducted personally by Raina Kabaivanska who will select ten active participants. Additional course attendants could be also admitted.
  • Trainees will be supported by rehearsal pianists and an Italian language teacher.
  • Given the situation with COVID-19 virus, the organiser reserves the right to cancel the masterclass or make any necessary amendments to the process of class attendance.



Application and participation fees


• Audition:  25 euro

• Active participants: 150 euro

• Course attendants:75 euro


Registration of the applicants for the Master Class at:



For additional information: mstoyanov@nbu.bg, +35928110472

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