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Sofia Opera and Balletlocked

  • Milena Bozhikova


Bulgarian musical institution. Bulgarian musical institution founded in 1890 by three Bulgarian musicians, Dragomir Kazakov, Ivan Slakov, and Angel Bukoreshtliev. In May 1891 the Opera division became the Metropolitan Bulgarian Opera. Due to financial difficulties, on 1 October 1892 the dissolution of the company was announced with a decree, sparking a national debate as to whether or not Bulgaria should present operas. Nonetheless, on ...

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