XXI International Masterclass of RAINA KABAIVANSKA


ph. Krum Stoev


The Master Class is а part of the Calendar of cultural events of Sofia Municipality for 2021


Deadline for sending the application form: September 3, 2021

Audition: September 6, 2021

Master Class: September 7-25, 2021

Gala Concert: October 1, 2021


Master Class

In her Master Class 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 are awarded scholarships from Raina Kabaivanska Fund at NBU for further training in Italy. Prominent participants in the Master Class are also invited  to participate in performances of Sofia Opera and Ballet, concerts with Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra etc.


Application requirements and guidelines for 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.


The organizer preserves the right to cancel the Master Class or to introduce changes in the rules and requirements for its attendance based on the development of COVID-19 situation.



Application and participation fees:

  • Audition: 25 euro
  • Active participants: 150 euro
  • Course attendants:75 euro


Registration of the applicants for the Master Class: here!


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

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