Please note that some changes in the schedule might be necessary
FESTIVAL GENERAL TIME SCHEDULE:
4th-8th May 2022:
Wednesday 4th May
Afternoon, evening – arrival of participants, transfer from Sofia Airport, check-in at hotel, dinner (own initiative).
Thursday 5th May
10.00-12.30 – workshop rehearsals I
Workshop 1: Plovdiv Music School, workshop 2: Ramada Hotel, Puldin room, workshop 3a: Ramada Hotel, Yolov room, workshop 3b: Ramada Hotel, Trakia room, workshop 5: Military Club, workshop 6: Radio studio, workshop 8: Ramada hotel, Hall Parter.
12.30 – lunch in Ramada hotel, workshop 2, 3a, 3b, guests, board, team, accompanying people in Ambassador (5th floor), workshop 1, 5, 6 and 8 in Trimontium restaurant (1st floor)
14.00-15.30 - workshop rehearsals II
15.30 - leisure time / city excursion possible (old town, Ancient Theatre)
17.00 – performing orchestras of opening concert: dress rehearsal in Roman Stadium
18.15 – parade of participants from Ramada Hotel to Roman Stadium
19.00 – Concert I: opening ceremony and concert in Roman Stadium
Harju Strings Orchestra (Estonia), Plovdiv Music School Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria).
21.00 – buffet-dinner in Ramada hotel, Ambassador restaurant
Friday 6th May
9.30-12.30 – workshop rehearsals III
12.30 – lunch in Ramada hotel, in Ambassador and Trimontium restaurants
14.00-15.30 – workshop rehearsals IV
15.30 – individual musicians – free time, dinner individually
16.30 – performing orchestras: dress-up, walk to concert venues, dress rehearsals / dinner individually (depending on rehearsal time, before or after the concert)
Concert II in Exhibition Hall 2019: Võru Music School orchestra, St. Stephen Youth Symphony Orchestra (Hungary), Lasnamäe Music School Symphony Orchestra (Estonia)
Concert III in Episcopal Basilica: Pecs Strings (Hungary), Põltsamaa Music School Chamber Orchestra (Estonia), Nordberg String Orchestra (Norway).
19.30 - 20.50, Concert IV in Plovdiv Regional History Museum: Chamber orchestra ARMONICO of Jāzeps Medinš Riga 1st Music School (Latvia), Dellbrücker Symphoniker (Germany), workshop 1 orchestra Baroque.
Saturday 7th May
09.30 – dress rehearsal of workshop orchestras in Exhibition Hall 2019
12.00 – Concert V, workshop orchestras in Exhibition Hall 2019: workshop 2: Classic (Mozart, Beethoven) and workshops 3a and 3b: Romantic (Price and Dvorak)
13.30 – lunch in different restaurants in the centre (with voucher)
15.00-18.00 – dress rehearsals of 8 orchestras and workshops 5, 6 and 8 in Roman Stadium
18.30-21.30 – Concert VI, final concert and ceremony in Roman Stadium, 8 orchestras and 3 workshop orchestras: Bulgarian Folklore, Jazz and Film Music
22.00 – Dinner buffet and final party in Ramada Hotel, in the Ambassador restaurant
Sunday 8th May
Check out hotel
10.00 – dress rehearsal of participating orchestras
12.00 – Concert VII in Plovdiv Historic Museum: Harju Strings, Põltsamaa Music School Chamber Orchestra, Lasnamäe Music School Symphony Orchestra (Estonia)
Departure of participants in the morning and afternoon (3 orchestras on 9 May)