Pancho Vladigerov, a pianist, composer and pedagogue, is one of the most outstanding personalities in the history of Bulgarian musical culture. The CD is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of his birth and includes a selection of his most highly praised works. All of them are performed by the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Vladigerov, the composer's son and one of the greatest promoters of his vast creative output. All of the compositions included in the programme are from the Golden Collection of Bulgarian musical art - brilliant opuses by Vladigerov which demonstrate the vitality of his style, his mastery and invention, and his fine sense of orchestral timbres and colours.
PANCHO VLADIGEROV · COMPOSITIONS
 "Vardar" Bulgarian Rhapsody, Op. 16 8'33"
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
 Con moto mosso 8'04"
 Andante 9'27"
 Allegro vivace 6'52"
 Concerto Fantasy for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 35 12'23"
Divertimento for Chamber Orchestra
 Oriental March 2'16"
 Caress 3'36"
 Carnival Procession 1'33"
 Romance 4'57"
 Cakewalk 3'09"
Svetla Slavcheva (piano), Ventseslav Nikolov (violoncello)
Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Vladigerov, conductor