REPERTOIRE

Shopska suite

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Bogdan Aleksiev, Georgi Staykov, Aleksandar Popov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

The swift dance from Sofia region is the first staging of Ivan Todorov as the founder and artistic director of the Ensemble.

 

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Tracian youth

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Bogdan Aleksiev, Georgi Staykov, Aleksandar Popov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Created in 1964 specially for the consecutive National Festival and Field Event, this dance captivates with its outplaying, rhythms and rhythms typical of Thracian folklore region, performed by men only.

 

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Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Ognyan Hranov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

In this dance a musical kaleidoscope from all ethnographic regions in Bulgaria is collected. A bouquet from the rhythms of Shoppes, Dobroudjans, Thracians and Northerners, that won acclaim around the world.

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Trifon zarezan

Choreography: Margarita Dikova

Music: Filip Kutev

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Themed dance dedicated to the feast of winegrowers and winemakers.

This dance is not currently in the program of the Ensemble

 

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In the Rose garden

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Stefan Kanev

Staging: Ivan Todorov

The soft music, the beautiful costumes and the spectacular lighting will transfer you in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria. Fairy dance that makes the scene to blossom among roses and beautiful girls.

 

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Severnyashki dance

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Krum Georgiev

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Rhythmic and captivating dance from Northern folklore area. The rapid pace and the original choreography win the hearts of the audience.

 

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Lazarki

Choreography: Margarita Dikova

Music: Mihail Yordanov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Maiden dance by Shoppe region, recreating popular custom with original staging and traditional steps and music.

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Varnenski dance

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Hristo Chakarov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Wedding ritual dance with the typical for Dobrudja area slow rhythm.

Sheeperd and girl

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Aleksandar Popv

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Playful dance, honored twice with gold medals: in 1962 at the World Youth Festival in Helsinki and in 1968 at the Festival in Sofia

 

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Dzhinovski dance

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Georgi Staykov, Bogdan Aleksiev, Aleksandar Popov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

A cheerful Thracian dance with outplaying, named after the village Djinot located between Yambol and Straldja.

 

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Kerchief/Ruchenik with Shinitsi

Choreography: Kiril Dzhenev

Music: Zhivka Klinkova

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Thematic chamber male dance from Dobrudja with shinitsi, imitating the sowing of wheat and paying homage to the Earth in the distinctive Dobroudja kerchief rhythm.

 

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Dates

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Georgi Staykov, Hristo Chakarov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Chamber Thracian dance representing the first crushes and passions of four couples, garnished with a delicate sense of humor to the rhythm of Djinovsko.

 

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Spring in Zagore

Choreography: Atanas Atanasov

Music: Dimitar Kolev

Staging: Ivan Todorov

A dance celebrating the beauty of the wide Thracian Field, representing typical games of the young men and women from Zagore

 

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Maiden dance

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Hristo Chakarov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

A lively and diverse composition of costumes, young girls and light playful movements to the rhythm of Paydushko and Daichovo.

 

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Mummers

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Peter Stupel

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Mummers are presented as images of folk art, woven in the eternal struggle between good and evil.

Pirinski dance

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Stoyan Stoyanov, Georgi Staykov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

Pirin and chieftains/voivodes - a long-suffering story of the Macedonian rebellious soul, woven in a kaleidoscope of lavish costumes, authentic music and spectacular sword fighting.

 

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Shoppe dance

Choreography: Ivan Todorov

Music: Hristo Chakarov

Staging: Ivan Todorov

The Shoppe region starts dancing to present on stage the most characteristic about the Shoppes - playful, rebellious and lively.

 

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At the gathering (Dobrogea dance)

Choreography: Dimitar Manov

Music: authentic

Staging: Dimitar Manov

The young people from the village gather at the summit of the square to sing and play. The boys present themselves with masterful movements, trying to impress the girls. They are helped by expressing attitudes both to the land and labor.