For the seventh consecutive year the Stara Zagora Municipality hosts the International festival „Jazz Forum Stara Zagora“. The event will be held from 7 to 9 June 2018 at the „Augusta Trayana“ ancient complex.
Jazz is definitely a beautiful music. The dimensions of this beauty are presented in the performances of several extremely stylish and talented ladies.
For the first time in Bulgaria, Carol Jarvis from UK will play the trombone, a very strong, talented and stubborn lady who conquered the world’s scenes.
From the eternal Paris arrives the French sensation Camille Bertault, which blew the world jazz community in the summer of 2015 with her vocal talent and audacity. Camille has achieved extraordinary popularity using social networks where she publishes her performances. Thanks to them, she was noticed by a powerful recording and production company and to date the singer has already released two albums.
From Romania, we are welcoming undoubtedly the most acclaimed jazz singer Maria Raducanu, Agnieszka Hekiert from Poland will perform in collaboration with the pianist Konstantin Kostov, extremely successful in Germany. No less curious is the participation of a Bulgarian woman, who conquered the European stages as a leading saxophonist, arranger and composer – Boryana Dimitrova, who will perform together with the Military Big Band – Stara Zagora. To draw the Beautiful face of Jazz we are also welcoming Nara Arakelian from Armenia.
Tradition and contemporary, classics and innovation are combined in the projects of the First Lady of Jazz in Bulgaria – Kamelia Todorova, who will open the festival, the program of the young and talented Victoria Kirilova – double bass, ethno jazz inspiration of Autentic Quintet with the special participation of Darinka Tsekova – gadulka.
Traditionally, besides the main concerts, the festival week in Stara Zagora will offer master classes of visiting artists, Jazz for kids, cinema series, photographic exhibitions and other festival events.
Stara Zagora Jazz Forum is organized by the Stara Zagora Municipality and Jazztet Foundation with the support of the America for Bulgaria Foundation, Contour Global, BulAgro, Troshev Eye Clinic, Forum and Uniqato Hotels, „Pri kmeta” pub.
All events have free entrance.