About us

Sinfonietta -Vidin has for decades been a leading cultural  institution in the town of Vidin and the Vidin region. Vidin is located in the  northernmost part of North-Western Bulgaria right on the bank of the Danube River.
It is  town with  a rich historical-cultural heritage and musical traditions.
The orchestra was officially registered as a state organization since 1949 though the first steps towards its creation date  back in the early 1910.
The range  of  activities of  the  Sinfonietta -Vidin covers the following areas:

  •    – Various music events in the town of Vidin and the Vidin region
  •    –  Educational  concerts  and courses  of  lectures  for  children
  •    –  International  activities  – tours  in  the  Netherlands,Austria,Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Serbia  and Macedonia
  •       -Participation in International  Music  festifals  and  competitions such    Summer festivals  in Spoleto, Como and  Crotone  (Italy), Danube festival  in  Ulm (Germany), Sofia  Music  weeks,Austrian  Musik  weeks,Sofia  Chamber  stage, Isidor Bajich  piano  competition  in  Novi  Sad  (Serbia), Music  and  Earth  competition  in  Sofia
  •       – Participation in  International  Master  classes  for  conducting

Sinfonietta -Vidin  had  performances  in  many  famous European  concert  halls  such  a  “Concertgebouw”-  Amsterdam, ”Victoria  Hall”  Geneva, ”Music House”-Vienna, “Beethoven Hall”-Stuttgart, “The Hall of Congresses”- Saragossa  and many  others.
Many famous Bulgarian and  foreign musicians – brilliant conductors and soloists whose  names  are  well-known  in  the  musical  world  have  had  a  pleasure  to  perform  with  the  Sinfonietta-Vidin.