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Bulgarian

Bulgarian-American Center Madara is pleased to invite you to

THEODOSII  SPASSOV
(KAVAL & VOICE)
(www.theodosiispassov.com)

NORTH AMERICA TOUR
(Oct 18- Nov 14, 2011)
To celebrate The Bulgarian National Revival Day
and Mr. Spassov’s 50th anniversary


See the tour dates here >>

TOUR NEWS

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PERSONAL FEEDBACKS
  
  “I was impressed by the virtuousity of the kaval player. I was equally impressed that he didn't sacrifice passionate playing for the sake of his virtuosity. I was also blown away by the assymetical meter and [to my ear] unusual harmonies. What a fantastic concert!” Jamie Dahman, Chicago, Oct 20, 2011

  "Thank you “Bulgarian Cultural and Heritage Center of Seattle” for putting together this fantastic event!
Kurdish Drum, Seattle, Nov 8, 2011

   "Òhank you for all your work in putting this night together Maggie. We had such an incredible time performing with Theodosii!!! Thank you."
Shirley Johnson, Facebook, Dallas TX, Nov 4, 2011

   “VaNa MaZi -Thank you again so much for having us. We are still glowing from that beautiful evening!...and Magdalena Marinova to VaNa MaZi- “You were amazing. Theodosii Spassov shared he had played the music you were playing decades ago and was astonished to find young people being excited by Bulgarian very traditional folkore music. It was an incredible night, guys! I'd love to have you again.”
Dallas, TX, Facebook, Nov 4, 2011

   “It' s probably the best concert I have seen from many many years ! Very Unique and original music and style, fresh, intellectual, amazing stage performance, extremely talented musicians . It' s NEW! MUST SEE IT!” From Stanislava Georgieva (the founder of the Bulgarian Artist in America, photographer) See photos here

   "Theodosii Spassov played in St. Louis tonight ... As in Chicago, Spassov played solo - no band or backup of any kind.  I understand this is often the way he performs, although I am aware of his ensemble.  This is avant-garde jazz with some Bulgarian motifs thrown in.  he also sings, both words and in a sort of scat.  At a one point he did an extended set of variations on Pusta Mladost, in which he sang, then did riffs on the kaval, then sang while playing accompaniment on the kaval (I have never heard this done before when the humming was more than a drone effect), then he played while blowing across the finger holes of the kaval to produce the tone.  He ended playing at such lightening speed it seemed humanly impossible..."John Uhlemann, St. Louis, Oct 29, 2011

    "What a miraculous experience tonight-thanks Teodosii and friends!"
Milena Kali-Magana, Chicago, Oct 31, 2011

    "IT WAS GREAT CONCERT LAST NIGHT! Thank you Theodosii, Vlada , Balkan tales and all of you for helping and being part of this magic evening! The Symphony Space on Broadway, NY was full with happy people! This is a BIG success! "
Violeta J, New York, Oct 23, 2011

   "Amazing experience last night at JohnyD's in my old neighborhood in Somerville! Teodossi Spasov and Vlada Tomova were incredible! Thanks for making this possible, Vili", Nadia Marcheva Ullman, Boston MA, Oct 21, 2011

    "Great fusion of traditional Bulgarian music with jazz and other contemporary music. Merci na ogranizatorite!, Mariya Ruseva, New York, Oct 23, 2011

   „Awesome concert!”, Marc Nasdor, New York, Oct 23, 2011

    "Ani, just wanted to take a sek to thank you so much for making the concert the other night happen. It was truly amazing and unforgettable experience!"
Nadia Dimitrova, Chicago, Oct 31, 2011

   " Big THANK YOU also to Vasko Denev - for his professionalism and work during the concert, to Anton Kirilov - for organizing this amazing concert in Seattle, to Ivan and Rady - for being such incredible hosts, to Katya Bryant - for her golden hands and heart, to the numerous volunteers - for their dedication and commitment, and to all Bulgarians and friends of Bulgaria who came last night to support and enjoy Bulgarian music and world-renowned artist Teodosii Spassov!"
Evgenia Angelova, Settle, No 8, 2011

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VIDEOS

Theodosii Spassov & Vlada Tomova NYC World Music Series, rehearsal at Symphony Space Hall. Video by Ivo Stainoff
http://vimeo.com/31023482

San Francisco, Nov 5, 2011
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150386040808967

Atlanta, Nov 1, 2011 Video by Milen Slavov
www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zMTHkFPqI0&feature=player_embedded

Dallas TX, Nov 4, 2011
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=2589688546528

Washington DC  - Performance at the Bulgarian Embassy,  Oct 27, 2011

Spassov solo 1- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tX8oSI25M4
Spassov Solo 2-        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JimL7CKfnCY
Spassov and Tatiana Sarbinska
in a two-song medley- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtxK34MmaVc

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TOUR PHOTO ALBUM

To see the tour photo album, click here >>

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Tour coordinator Violeta Jeliakzova, director of the Bulgarian-American Center Madara, Boston, MA: 617-800-9720, center.madara@gmail.com, www.Bgcenter.org

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR GENERAL SPONSOR

Yantel, LLC, Los Alamos, New Mexico



OFFICIALY SUPPORTED by the:
THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF BULGARIA NEW YORK, NY


With the media support of
     

our friends


THEODOSII SPASSOV FOLK PROJECT BAND & TATIANA SARBINSKA
2009 NORTH AMERICA TOUR WAS AMAZING:

"Theodosii is such a virtuoso on the kaval and the songs played almost like Bulgarian "jazz".  The songs were beautiful and the kopanicas were played with such lightening speed by the group- it was just astonishing!" - Joan, LA
See tour photos, videos and more here:
http://www.bgfocus.com/NEWS/2009/theodosii-tatiana-tour-info.html






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