Vratsa Symphony further develops the accomplishments and cultural landmarks pioneered by numerous talented musicians in Vratsa and Bulgaria in general.

The philharmonic orchestra was established in 1973 succeeding the much older opera orchestra founded in Vratsa, early 1909.

Our repertoire includes pieces various classical genres and styles going back as early as the baroque era leading to present day composers. Bulgarian music is especially cherished in Vratsa Symphony Orchestra with hundreds of performances every year featuring gifted young composers alongside renowned classical composers. Many choral works have been performed in association with the top choirs of Bulgaria.

We are happy to perform on a regular basic with world renowned soloist and conductors such as Anne Nagl (AU), Malcolm Yuen (GB), Mark Kadin (RU) to name a few.

Some of our family-type concert programs enjoy widespread popularity in Bulgaria and the orchestra is often touring the country.