Concerts

   
 
     
2021  
     
16-22 January UK, BBC Radio 3 Manchester Week Pre-recorded performance from the Stoller Hall by Manchester Camerata performing Tabakova Dawn as well as Copland’s Appalachian Spring,Nyman’s Where the Bee Dances (with Jess Gillam) and Daniel Kidane Be Still

20 January 7pm Latvia, Riga Latvian National Radio Orchestra perform Orpehus’ Comet at a special gala concert marking the 25th anniversary of Radio Latvia 3 Klasika

17 March 7pm Óbuda, Hungary  Maxim Rysanov and Danubia Orchestra perform Tabakova Suite in Old Style for viola , C.P.E. Bach Symphony in e minor Wq 178  , Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia , Prokofiev Suite from Romeo & Juliet Op. 64

19 March 7pm USA, Nevada, Henderson Henderson Symphony Orchestra/ Alexandra Arrieche perform Suite in Old Style

11 April Finland, Turku, Betel Church Tabakova’s Insight performed by musicians of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

16 April (online) UK, Belfast Ulster Orchestra and Robert Houlihan perform Fantasy Homage to Schubert

4 May 2021 France, Auvergne  Orchestre National d’Auvergne perform Tabakova Fantasy Homage to Schubert and Bacewicz

14 May (online) UK, Sage Gateshead Royal Northen Sinfonia present an online concert feating Tabakova Organum Light

13 June (online) Sweden/ takt1.com  10th anniversary of O/Modernt Festival featuring Frozen River Flows

19 June, 7pm Russia, Rostov Philhamornic Hall Maxim Rysanov and Rostov Symphony Orchestra perform Tabakova arr Schubert Arpeggione Sonata and Fantasy Homage to Schubert

16 July, (7pm tbc) UK, Manchester Central Premiere of The Patience of Trees as part of the Manchester International Festival performed by Hugo Ticciati and Manchester Camerata with design by Amanda Stoodley

31 July, 7.30pm USA, Boston, Calderwood Pavilion Boston Festival Orchestra conclude their first season with a programme entitled’ Inheritance’ featuring Tabakova Fantasy Homage to Schubert

6-9 August Bulgaria, Kovachevica Off the beaten Path Festival- Bulgarian premiere of ‘The smile of the Flamboyant Wings’, presentation and education programme with children in the Gotse Delchev area

17 August, 7.30pm UK, London, Albert Hall Manchester Collective and Mahan Esfahani perform Suite in Old Style at the Proms

20 August, 6.30pm Bulgaria, Pravets Mozart Festival Bulgaria, Pravets Mozart Festival
Drop Down community perform Organum Light

8-18 October Portugal, Cascais Residency with the Cascais & Oeiras Chamber Orchestra, including Portuguese premiere of The Patience of Trees

December UK, London Premiere of Pacific with the BBC Concert Orchestra

 
     
     
 
 
2020  
 

14 January, 19.00 Sweden, Malmö, Live Konserthus  Kammarmusikserien includes D Tabakova  Insight, also in the programme works by Sibelius and Beethoven

17 January, 19.00 France, Paris, Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
French Premiere
Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings (French Premiere), also in the programme works by Haydn and Mendelssohn

22 January, 19.00 UK, London, Bulgarian Embassy  Presentation of the new CD album of D Tabakova at BCI London

24 January, 19.30 Germany, Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie  Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings, also in the programme works by Haydn, Debussy and Mendelssohn

30 January, 14.00 UK, London, Maida Vale Studios BBC Singers perform D Tabakova Alma Redemptoris Mater, also in the programme works by Hughes, Mcdowall, Alberga, Holten

4 February, 19.30 UK, Birmingham, Symphony Hall
UK Premiere
Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings (UK Premiere), also in the programme works by Haydn, Debussy and Mendelssohn

8 February, 17.00 Germany, Dormtund, Konzerthaus Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings, also in the programme works by Haydn and Mendelssohn

8 February, 19.00 UK, London, King’s Place Aurora Orchestra (Conductor Nicholas Collon) perform: D Tabakova - Dawn (soloists Alexandra Wood and Sébastien van Kuijk); also in the programme works by Beethoven and Mozart (soloist Nicholas Angelich)

16 February 2020, 20.00 Portugal, Lisbon, Gulbenkian Foundation
Portuguese Premiere
Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings (Portuguese Premiere), also in the programme works by Haydn and Debussy

16 February, 3pm USA, Missouri, Church in St. Louis   St Louis Chamber Choir perform D Tabakova Einstein Considered Light,    also in the programme works by Schumann and Randall Thompson and Ingvar Lidholm

22 February, 7.30pm USA, Texas, San Antonio, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts Jorge Martinez-Rios, viola  and Alexandra Arrieche, conductor leading the Chamber Orchestra of the Classical Music Institute in San Antonio, Texas perform D Tabakova Suite in Old Style,  also in the programme works by A Clyne, R Villabona and R Strauss

23 February, 3pm Australia, Queensland, Concert Hall  Southern Cross Soloists perform D Tabakova Frozen River Flows,  also in the programme works by Vivaldi, Latham, Rachmaniniv, Stravinsky, Mendez, guest soloist Miroslav Petkov (trumpet)

28 February, 8pm USA, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Ordway Concert Hall Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra perform D Tabakova Such different paths,  also in the programme works by P Castrucci, A Vivaldi, O Messiaen, J Haydn

29 February, 8pm USA, Saint Paul, Minnesota, Ordway Concert Hall Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra perform D Tabakova Such different paths,  also in the programme works by P Castrucci, A Vivaldi, O Messiaen, J Haydn

4 March, 20.15 The Netherlands, Amsterdam, Concertgebouw
Netherlands Premiere
Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings (Netherlands Premiere), also in the programme works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich

14 March, 16.00 Sweden, Stockholm, Konserthuset, The Grünewald Hall
Swedish Premiere
Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings (Swedish Premiere), also in the programme works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich

17 March, 20.00 Spain, Barcelona, Palau de la Musica Catalana
Spanish Premiere
Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings (Spanish Premiere), also in the programme works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Debussy

19 March, 19.30 UK, London, Queen Elizabeth Hall
World Premiere
BBC Concert Orchestra and Bramwell Tovey premiere new work as part of Tabakova’s residency with the orchestra,  also in the programme works by Walton, Copland, Sloane Tan Dun

18 April, 11.00 Portugal, Porto, Casa da Musica Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings, also in the programme works by Haydn and Shostakovich

6 May (online) UK, BBC3 Radio
World Premiere
Premiere of D Tabakova Stella Coeli for vibraphone as part of BBC Postcard from composers project, performed by BBC Concert Orchestra principal percussionist Alasdair Malloy

10 May, 16.00 Germany, Koln, Philharmonie Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings , also in the programme works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Debussy

11 May (online) Bulgaria, Plovdiv, State Opera Plovdiv Interview with Lily Barzeva and performance of Firedancers as part of St Cyril and Methodius, Day of Slavonic Culture and Alphabet Celebrations

17 May (online) Germany, Idagio
CD launch (online)
Interview - CD launch of Goldmund Quartet ‘Travel Diaries’ album featuring D. Tabakova The smile of the Flamboyant wings

24 May (online) Bulgaria, Plovdiv, Bulgarian National Television Performance of D Tabakova Firedancers as part of St Cyril and Methodius, Day of Slavonic Culture and Alphabet Celebrations

8 June (online) USA, Groupmuse 
Online
Virtual concert live from New York - Lora Tchekoratova- piano, Georgy Valtchev - violin, perform D Tabakova Rhodopa

20 June (online) UK, Facebook, Conductors in Isolation
World Premiere
D Tabakova  - Guest at the seminar for Conductors in Isolation, led by Toby Purser

22 June (online) Germany, BR Classic Radio
CD launch (radio)
Goldmund Quartet live concert launch of Travel Diaries CD album, D Tabakova The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings on the programme

13 July, 20.00 Spain, Barcelona, Palau de la Musica Catalana
Goldmund Quartet perform D Tabakova The Smile of the Flamboyant wings, continuing their ECHO Rising Stars tour.

17 July, 13.00 UK, London, St Luke’s LSO Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings , also in the programme works by Haydn and Mendelssohn

1 August (online) USA, Neo-Path Festival virtual concert  
Online
Lora Tchekoratova- piano, Mariana Karpatova- mezzo soprano, Zlatomir Fung- cello and musicians from the Neo-Path festival perform D  Tabakova Pirin, 2 songs and Dancing on Cobbled Streets

August Germany, Berlin, Meistersaal
CD recording
Recording works of D Tabakova for ECM Records with Maxim Rysanov and Dasol Kim 

16 August (online) USA, Bang on a Can Marathon 
World Premiere
Vicky Chow premieres D Tabakova ‘Simple Prayer for Complex Times’, commissioned by Bang on a Can for their 3rd Marathon in lockdown

19 August (online) Switzerland, The Exhale Inside the mind of three 21st century composers with Dobrinka Tabakova, Daniel Kidane, and Gary Carpenter

24 September, 19.30 Germany, Magdeburg , Theater der Landeshauptstadt
German Premiere
German Premiere of D Tabakova Concerto for Strings and Two Pianos Together Remember to Dance with Arthur and Lucas Jussen, Magdeburg Philharmonie, conductor: Anna Skryleva

25 September, 19.30 Germany, Magdeburg , Theater der Landeshauptstadt  - as 24 Sept 2020 - 

25 September, 20.00 Bulgaria, Sofia, Zala Bulgaria
Bulgarian Premiere
Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mark Kadin open season with Tabakova Timber & Steel (Bulgarian Premiere)

27 September, 19.30 Germany, Magdeburg , Theater der Landeshauptstadt  - as 24 Sept 2020 - 

30 September, 20.00 Bulgaria, Sofia, Zala Bulgaria
Sofia Soloists & Plamen Djouroff perform D Tabakov Organum Light at closing concert of Sofia Music Weeks

13 October, 14.15 UK, London, Royal Academy of Music Erik Fauss viola and Nicolas Ventura piano perform D Tabakova  Suite in Jazz Style as part of RAM Beethoven 250+ live streamed event

12 October, 19.30 UK, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Liverpool Symphony Orchestra’s Ensemble 10/10 perform D Tabakova Fantasy Homage to Schubert

18 November (online) UK, Scottish Ensemble Musical Book Club online An interactive discussion of composer Dobrinka Tabakova’s musical works and influences, hosted by Scottish Ensemble

29 November (online) UK, London Sound Gallery online Gesualdo Six  performs D Tabakova Einstein Considered Light,

19  December Portugal, Porto, Casa da Musica Goldmund Quartet performs D Tabakova New work The Smile of the Flamboyant Wings , also in the programme works by Puccini and Schubert

     
 
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